Category: Activities & achievements

Summer Student Projects 2019

This summer, three of our third year PGRs (Pablo Martinez Pancorbo, Ned Taylor and Elizabeth Martin) were awarded summer student bursaries, covering a small stipend and project fees to allow them to host an undergraduate student for 10 weeks to complete a summer research project. In a competitive process, the...

PGR Natalie Whitehead submits her thesis!

Congratulations to PGR Natalie Whitehead, who has just submitted her thesis on ‘Making The Grade: Generating and Controlling Spin Waves with a Graded Refractive Index’. Her supervisors were Prof. Volodymyr Kruglyak, Dr. Thomas Philbin and Dr. Simon Horsley. During her degree, Natalie has been prolific in her Outreach work. As...

PGR Tom Collier submits his thesis!

Congratulations to fourth year PGR Tom Collier, who has submitted his thesis, ‘Doubled-Gated Quantum Rings and Nanohelices: from Theory to Novel Applications’. As well as his publications and conference presentations, in April 2018, Tom made an industry visit to De La Salle University, in the Phillipines, where he worked with...

Henry Fernández passes his viva!

Many congratulations to PGR Henry Fernández, who this week passed his viva with minor corrections. Henry’s thesis title was ‘Optical and Electronics Study of Hybrid Light-Matter States’. His supervisors were Bill Barnes and Saverio Russo, with the examiners being Rob Hicken (internal) and Said Rodriguez, from AMOLF in the Netherlands. During his...

New Publication: Transmission Properties of FeCl3-Intercalated Graphene and WS2 Thin Films for Terahertz Time-Domain Spectroscopy Applications

Congratulations to fourth year PGRs Ben Hogan and Kieran Walsh, who are authors on ‘Transmission Properties of FeCl3-Intercalated Graphene and WS2 Thin Films for Terahertz Time-Domain Spectroscopy Applications’, which was published last month in Nanoscale Research Letters. Ben explains the impact of the research findings: By using new and unique...

PGR Emanuele Gemo at ePIXfab Silicon Photonics Summer School

From 1st-5th July 2019, third year PGR Emanuele Gemo attended ePIXfab’s silicon photonics summer school at Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna in Pisa, Italy. Emanuele gives an insight into his experience: The experience in Pisa has been definitely valuable. From the organization perspective, nothing has been left unplanned or uncared for. The...

XM2 Graduation Summer 2019

On 15th July, we held a post-graduation celebration for the PGRs graduating in the summer ceremony. These included not only students from our first cohort but also students from our second cohort. Their peers, other PGRs and academic staff joined to congratulate them on their fantastic achievement. These graduates have...

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