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Harry Penketh submits his thesis!

Congratulation to PGR Harry Penketh, who recently submitted his thesis titled ‘“Control of white light emission for illumination and imaging”. Harry discusses his project in more detail, and offers his advice for students at the start of their PhD journey: “I have submitted my thesis, although perhaps submitted to my...

David Osuna Ruiz submits his thesis!

Congratulations to David Osuna Ruiz, who has submitted the final version of his thesis, ‘Magnetisation dynamics and tuneable GHz properties of unsaturated magnetic nanostructures’ after corrections. David looks back on his experience of studying for a PhD as part of the CDT: Four years ago, I decided to move to...

Julia De Pineda passes her viva!

Congratulations to Julia De Pineda, who passed her viva this month. Her thesis was entitled ‘Multi-layer metasurfaces for manipulating the propagation of microwaves along surfaces and edges’. Julia published four papers during her time with the CDT. Below, Julia describes the challenges and rewards of undertaking a PhD and the...

Pablo Martinez Pancorbo submits his thesis!

Congratulations to PGR Pablo Martinez Pancorbo, who submitted his thesis this month and on 18th September, successfully passed his viva. Here’s Pablo’s words on the challenges and rewards of undertaking his PhD and his time with the CDT: My thesis is submitted just in time! It has been four years...

Joaquín Faneca submits his thesis!

Congratulations to final year PGR Joaquín Faneca, who has just submitted his thesis: “Tunable Silicon integrated photonics based on functional materials”. Here is Joaquín’s experience of his time with the CDT: When I started the PhD coming from another country, everything was difficult, you do not have your own language, your family,...

William Ferguson submits his thesis!

Congratulations to William Ferguson, the first of our 2016 cohort to submit their thesis. His thesis was titled ‘Auxetic power amplification mechanisms for low frequency vibration energy harvesting’. William was supervised by Prof. Meiling Zhu, Prof. Ken Evans and Prof. Christopher Smith. William has published two papers- ‘Student Perspectives On...

Carlota Ruiz De Galarreta passes her viva!

We are delighted to announce that Carlota Ruiz De Galarreta  has passed her viva. She was supervised by Prof. C. David Wright and Dr. Jacopo Bertolotti. Carlota’s thesis was on “Optical phase-change metasurfaces: novel design concepts to practicable devices”. The examiners were Prof Anatoly Zayats from Kings College London, and the internal...

Joseph Beadle submits his thesis!

Congratulations to CDT PGR Joseph Beadle, who submitted his thesis last week. Joseph was supervised by Prof. J. R. Sambles and Prof. A.P. Hibbins, and his PhD project was entitled: ‘An exploration of acoustic metasurfaces’. The aim was to experimentally explore the effect that structuring surfaces had on the near-field...

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...

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...

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