“Novel THz waveguides”, 2014; now PhD at Max Planck Institute, Erlangen, Germany. Manoj Mridha received his B-Tech degree in Engineering Physics from Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, India in the year 2011. Since September 2011, he is a Master student at l’Institut National de Recherche Scientifique – Énergie, Matériaux et Télécommunications (INRS-EMT), under the supervision of Prof. R. Morandotti and Prof. F. Vidal. Manoj worked in the area of Optical Vortices, Optical Tweezers during his internships. His Bachelor's Thesis was on "Optical Fiber Bragg Grating Sensors for Structural Health Monitoring". He is currently working on Terahertz Waveguides for Spectroscopic applications.
“Investigation of nonlinear effects in an AlGaAs Bragg grating waveguide”, 2013; now PhD at S. Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada.
Fabrizio Buccheri“Near field techniques for THz applications”, (2010); now PhD, University of Rochester, USA.
Calogero M. Buscemi
“Development of an experimental set-up for the study of the propagation of optical beams in nonlinear materials: self-focusing and control of the collapse”, 2012; now Product Development Engineer at Tyco Electronics AMP GmbH.
“Novel solutions for THz imaging”, 2012; now PhD at Max Planck Institute, Erlangen, Germany.
Chandra S. Manda
“Growth, optimization and characterization of co-substituted Cerium and Bismuth garnet films for integrated magneto-optical applications”, 2009; previously Research Assistant at University of Western Ontario.