Graduate student Ben Wu has just received the IEEE Photonics Society (IPS) 2015 Graduate Student Fellowship, which consists of a one-time honarium award of $1000. He will be receiving this award at the 2015 IEEE Photonics Conference (IPC) in October, 2015.
As part of the Intellectual Property Accelerator Fund, we are developing a technology that could make high-speed Internet access as widely available as cellphone service by enabling data transmission in a vastly underused region of the spectrum, the millimeter-wave regime.
Our postdoc, Dr. Bhavin Shastri has been awarded Canada's most prestigious postdoctoral award, the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship. Named after Sir Frederick Banting (Nobel Prize in Medicine for the discovery of insulin), this fellowship is valued at $70,000 per year over two years. Dr.
John Chang has received the 2014 Graduate Newport Research Award for his accomplishments as a graduate student in the field of photonics. A link to the article can be found here. Dr. Chang will be joining MIT Lincoln Labs after his graduation this spring.
Dr. John Chang has completed his FPO and will be graduating this spring. His thesis was entitled, "Microwave Photonic Filters for Interference Cancellation and Adaptive Beamforming." He will be working for MIT Lincoln Labs in Boston, MA next year.
Yue Tian has also completed his FPO and will graduate this spring. His thesis was entitled, "Ultrafast Photonic Neuromorphic Processing and Nonlinearity Mitigation in Long-haul Transmissions by Nonlinear Optical Signal Processing." Yue will be working at NEC Labs next year in Princeton, NJ.