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PEOPLE

PEOPLE

From left to right: Prof. Alexandre Pohl (Federal University of Technology, Parana, Brazil), Dr. Mattias Aslund, Phillip Hambley (PhD student), Chuck Jewart (PhD Student, Pittsburgh University, USA), Nathaniel Groothoff (PhD student), Andrew Michie (PhD student, Project Leader), Prof. Kevin Chen (Pittsburgh university, USA), Michael Stevenson (Research Engineer).

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Staff

Prof. John Canning, Director, ARC Professor [email protected]

Dr. Mattias Aslund, Senior Research Fellow, [email protected]

Dr. Kevin Cook, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, [email protected]

Dr. Andrew Michie, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, [email protected]

Mr. Michael Stevenson, Resarch Engineer, [email protected]

Associated Staff

Dr. John Holdsworth, p/t Visiting Fellow, University of Newcastle [email protected]

Prof. Ian Bassett, Honorary Member - School of Physics, Founder Optical Fibre Technology Centre (OFTC), Director and Founder of Smart Digital Optics (SDO)

Prof. Gang-Ding Peng, Director of Photonics and Optical Communications, School of Electrical Engineering and Telecomunications, University of NSW

Dr. Shane Huntington, CEO, Quantum Communications Victoria, QCV, Principal Strategy Advisor, Office of the Vice Chancellor, University of Melbourne

Dr. Brant Gibson, Research Fellow, Quantum Communications Victoria, QCV, School of Physics, University of Melbourne

Dr. Jayantha Eppaaraqchi, Faculty of Engineering and Surveying, University of Southern Queensland 

Prof. Max Crossley, Molecular Electronics Group, School of Chemistry, University of Sydney

Dr. Tony Khoury, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Molecular Electronics Group, School of Chemistry, University of Sydney

A/Prof. Cicero Martelli, Former PhD student (Supervisors: John Canning, Abbas Jamalipour), Department of Mechanical Engineering, Pontifica Universida Catolica (PUC), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Prof. Alexandre Pohl, Federal University of Technology,  FUT, Curitiba, Brazil

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Visiting Scholars

Prof. Bingxin Li, Chinese Research Council Visiting Professor, China  2009-2010

Roberson Oliveiro, PhD Student, (CAPES program, Brazil), Federal University of Technology, FUT Curitiba, Brazil, 2009-2010

Daniele Tossi, Endeavour Research Fellow, Turin Polytechnic, Turin, Italy, 2009-2010

Prof. Alexandre Pohl, Visiting Professor, Federal University of Technology,  FUT, Curitiba, Brazil, 2007-2008 & 2009-2010 

Dr. Somnath Bandyopadhyay, Visiting Raman Fellow, Fibre Optics Laboratory, Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute, Kolkata, India 2007-2008

Chuck Jewart, Visiting Scholar, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Pittsburgh University, United States of America, 2007-2008

A/Prof. Kevin Chen, Visiting Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Pittsburgh University, United States of America, 2007

Dr. Maura Milczewski, Visiting Scholar, Federal University of Technology, FUT, Curitiba, Brazil, 2006-2007

Dr. Matthieu Lancry, Visiting Post-Doctoral Fellow, Laboratoire de Physico-Chimie de L'Etat Solide (LPCES), Institut Moleculaire et Materiaux d'Orsay (ICMMO), Universite de Paris Sud, France, 2006

Prof. Bertrand Poumellec, Visiting Professor, Laboratoire de Physico-Chimie de L'Etat Solide (LPCES), Institut Moleculaire et Materiaux d'Orsay (ICMMO), Universite de Paris Sud, France, 2006

Prof. Martin Kristensen, Visiting Professor, iNANO, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Aarhus University, Denmark, 2006

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Current Students

George Huyang, PhD (Supervisors: Max Crossley, John Canning)

Masood Naqshbandi, Honours, (Supervisors: John Canning, Max Crossley)

Roberson Oliveiro, PhD (Supervisors: Alexandre Pohl - Brazil, John Canning Australia) 

Philip Hambley, PhD Part-time, employed at Redfern Optical Components, (Supervisor: John Canning)

Danijel Boskovic, Summer Student from University of NSW, (Supervisor: John Canning, Max Crossley)

Jack Orford, Summer Student from University of Sydney, (Supervisor: John Canning)

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Student Graduates

Dr. Andrew Michie PhD (2009) Supervisors: Ian Basset, John Canning, John Haywood, (iPL, OFTC, School of Physics & School of Chemistry), (Founder & Director of Smart Digital Optics SDO http://www.smartdigitaloptics.com/) Currently a joint Postdoctoral Fellow with iPL & School of Physics, and Director of SDO.

Dr. Mamdouh Matar PhD (2009) Supervisors: Ian Basset, John Haywood, (OFTC & School of Physics), (Founder and Director of Smart Digital Optics SDO http://www.smartdigitaloptics.com/) Currently with SDO

Dr. Nathaniel Groothoff PhD (2008) Supervisor: John Canning, (iPL, Shcool of Chemistry & School of Physics), Currently Postdoctoral Fellow at iNANO, Arhus University, Denmark

 

Mr. Chris Dewhurst, Honours (2008), Supervisor: John Canning, (iPL, School of Chemistry & School of Physics), Currently at Silverbrook Research, Sydney, Australia http://www.silverbrookresearch.com 

 

A/Prof. Cicero Martetelli PhD (2007), Supervisors: John Canning, Abbas Jamalipour (iPL, School of Chemistry & School of Electrical and Information Engineering), Currently A/Prof, PUC University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

 

Dr. Maura Milczewski Scandeleri PhD (2007), Supervisors: Hypolito Kalinowski (FUT, Brazil), John Canning (Federal University of Technology FUT, Curitiba Brazil & iPL, School of Chemistry), Currently orthodontist, Rio de Janeiro Brazil

 

Dr. Katja Digweed PhD (formerly Lyytikainen) (2004), Supervisors: John Canning, Simon Fleming, Pam Macnamara, (iPL, School of Chemistry, OFTC & School of Physics). Currently Director of Research, Silverbrook Resaerch, Sydney Australia http://www.silverbrookresearch.com/

 

Ms. Maxine Sintic Masters (2006), Supervisor: Max Crossley, (School of Chemistry) 

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Summer Scholarship Students

2009-2010

Jack Orford Multisensing within structured optical fibres (Supervisor: John Canning, Michael Stevenson)

Danijel Boskovic (from UNSW) Porphryin coated TiO2 nanoaparticles (Supervisors: John Canning, Max Crossley)

2008-2009

Andrew Danos Advanced deposition techniquies (Supervisors: Mattias Aslund, John Canning)

Cheuk Ka Poon DFB ring fibre lasers for gas sensing (Supervisors: Kevin Cook, John Canning)

Jacob Fenton Ultra high T gratings (Supervisors: Michael Stevenson, John Canning)

James Ward Novel all-fibre filters (Supervisors: Michael Stevenson, John Canning)

2007-2008

Say Kwang Lim Multifunctionality within structured optical fibres (Supervisors: John Canning, Michael STevenson)

Ting-Kwong Yip Multifunctionality within structured optical fibres (Sueprvisors; John Canning, Michael Stevenson) 

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