Photonics 2019

KAUST Photonics Summer Camp

Workshop Description

​Photonics has revolutionized the 21st century technologies. It enables new superior tools in areas ranging from medicine to communications to clean energy, which comes with outstanding career and employment opportunities for young scientists and engineers. Now in its 4th year, the Photonics Summer Camp will expose the participating students to the frontiers of photonics research.

The Camp comprises a core of hands-on cutting-edge research projects in various areas of modern photonics, accompanied by workshops and technical training in use of state-of-the-art nanofabrication and imaging facilities. Leading scholars and experts will cover the following research areas:

  •      Semiconductor lasers and photonic integrated circuits
  •      Biophotonics
  •      Nanomaterials for photonics and energy
  •      Energy-conversion phenomena
  •      Optical communications
  •      Nature-inspired photonics

Benefits include a living allowance of $1000. Round-trip air tickets, health insurance, accommodation, visa assistance, and access to recreational facilities will be offered free of charge.

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Workshop Faculty

Andrea Fratalocchi, Boon Ooi, Mohamed-Slim Alouini, Carlo Liberale, Xiaohang Li, Kazuhiro Ohkawa

Workshop Dates

01 Jul, 2019 through 31 Jul, 2019

Field of Study

​Electrical Engineering, Physics, Material Science and Engineering, Optoelectronics and other related disciplines