Category: XM2 News

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...

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...

New SAG chair

As our 2015 cohort of researchers prepare to finish their PhD studies (in fact, two have already successfully completed progressed to postdoc careers in academia (Miguel Camacho Aguilar, University of Pennsylvania/US ) and industry (Joshua Hamilton, QinetiQ/UK)), we see changes to our Student Advisory Group (SAG): Ben Hogan (4th year)...

CDT office Xmas closure

The CDT office will be closed from 21 December 2018, 4 pm, until including 1 January 2019. If all goes well business should revert back to normal on 2nd January with Kelyn manning the office full-time, and Deb as usual from Tuesday to Wednesday. Alastair will return on 3rd January,...

XM2 graduation 2018 – a day to be proud

Very many congratulations to our XM² graduates in the 2018 winter ceremony. They joined our first two graduates from summer 2018 (Alba Paniagua Diaz and Tanveer Tabish) in the ranks of XM² PGRs who successfully completed their PhD. A few more from our 2014 cohort are due to graduate in...

XM2 Christmas dinner 2018

Well done to our PGRs Peter Inzani, Lizzie Martin, and all their supporters who made the CDT in Metamaterials Christmas Dinner 2018 a success. It is quite a challenge to coordinate dinner, raffle, and secret santa with more than 60 people involved, and they have done a fantastic job to...

Chris King passed his viva with no corrections!

It is our pleasure to announce that EPSRC CDT PGR Chris King passed his viva with no corrections. He was examined by Dr Dave Phillips (UoE) and Prof Stephen Barnett (University of Glasgow). An outstanding result! Very many congratulations to Chris, that’s truly exceptional. Chris’ PhD thesis work “Designing non-scattering...

New CDT administrator: Kelyn Luther

As of 1 October 2018 we have the pleasure to be supported by the new full-time CDT administrator Kelyn Luther. Kelyn brings with her excessive administrative experience and knowledge of the University’s systems due to her former roles in the Peopel Development and Staff Life teams, respectively. Please provide a...

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