Unit Members

 

 June 2017: Back row: [Yong Yang], Sho Kasumie, Viet Giang Truong, Jonathan Ward, Kristoffer Karlsson, Metin Ozer, Ratnesh Kumar Gupta, Thomas Nieddu, Simon Peter Mekhail, Fuchuan Lei, Emi Nakamura.  Front row: Síle Nic Chormaic, Cindy Esporlas, Tridib Ray, Krishnapriya Subramonian Rajasree, Xue Han, Jinjin Du, Wenfang Li, [Mayuri Kawale]. 

To contact a unit member please use firstname.surname@oist.jp (in most cases)


Principal Investigator

  • Síle Nic Chormaic, Professor

Support Staff

  • Emi Nakamura, Research Administrator
  • Kristoffer Karlsson (PhD), Research Technician
  • Metin Ozer, Research Technician

Staff Scientists and Postdoctoral Scholars

(Details in brackets give prior affiliation)
 
NanoBioOptics Group
  • Xue Han (PhD student University of Louisville, USA)
  • Georgiy Tkachenko (Postdoc University of St Andrews, Scotland)
  • Viet Giang Truong - Staff Scientist II (Postdoc NUS, Singapore)
Optical Cavities and Sensing Group
  • Fuchuan Lei (PhD student Tsinghua University, China)
  • Jonathan Ward - Staff Scientist II (Postdoc The Humboldt University, Germany)
Neutral Atoms for Quantum Technologies Group
  • Jinjin Du (PhD student Shanxi University, China)
  • Tridib Ray (PhD student Raman Research Institute, India)
  • Wenfang Li (PhD student Shanxi University, China)

Graduate Students

(Details in brackets give prior affiliation)
NanoBioOptics Group
  • Cindy Esporlas, OIST PhD Student 2015 (University of the Philippines - Diliman)
  • Simon Peter Mekhail, OIST PhD Student 2013 (University of Auckland, New Zealand)  Co-supervised by Prof Gordon Arbuthnott of the Brain Mechanism of Behaviour Unit
Optical Cavities and Sensing Group
  • Sho Kasumie, OIST PhD Student 2014 (Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan)
Neutral Atoms for Quantum Technologies Group
  • Ratnesh Gupta, OIST PhD Student 2015 (IISER-Kolkata, India)
  • Thomas Nieddu, OIST PhD Student 2013 (Université de Liège, Belgium)
  • Krishnapriya Subramonian Rajasree, OIST PhD Student 2014 (CUSAT, India)
  • Sanele Dlamini, UKZN PhD Student (UKZN, South Africa) [co-supervision and based in UKZN]

UKZN: University of Kwazulu-Natal


Research Project/Intern Students

  • Hassan Kazi, Research Intern, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany, October-March 2018
  • Anjana Krishnadas, Research Intern, IISER-Kolkata, India, September-March 2018
  • Maki Maeda, OIST Rotation Student, September-December 2017
  • Lina Koronfel, OIST Rotation Student, September-December 2017

February 2016:  Back row: Metin OzerKristoffer Karlsson, Sho Kasumie, Thomas Nieddu, Aysen Gurkan Ozer, Yong Yang, Viet Giang Truong, Aili Maimaiti, Jonathan Ward.   Front row: Tridib Ray, Vikraman Karunanidhi, Mark Daly, JinJin Du, Ramgopal MaduganiSíle Nic ChormaicWenfang Li, Xue Han, Krishnapriya Subramonian Rajasree, Peter Mekhail, Emi Nakamura.  

May 2015 (from left to right)  Back row: Mark Daly, Aili Maimaiti, Viet Giang Truong, Tridb Ray, Marios Sergides, Ravi Kumar, Jonathan Ward, Yong Yang, Ivan Gusachenko, Ruth Thompson, Síle Nic Chormaic Middle: Peter Mekhail, Vu Hong Le, Ramgopal Madugani, Krishnapriya Subramonian Rajasree, Vandna Gokhroo, Christiane Ebongue, Tushar Kanti Saha, Emi Nakamura;   Front: Thomas Nieddu

July 2014 (from left to right)  Back row: Yong Yang, Jonathan Ward, Kieran Deasy, Marios Sergides, Ciarán Phelan, Ravi Kumar, Ivan Gusachenko; Front row: Emi Nakamura, Masakazu Igarashi, Ramgopal Madugani, Thomas Nieddu, Vu Hong Le, Mark Daly, Síle Nic Chormaic, Viet Giang Truong, Aili Maimaiti, Vandna Gokhroo, Krishnapriya Subramonian Rajasree

November 2013  (from left to right) Back row: Jonathan Ward, Nitesh Dhasmana, Ravi Kumar, Eugen Prel, Yong Yang, Kieran Deasy, Mary Frawley, Viet Giang Truong, Ciarán Phelan. Front row: Síle Nic Chormaic, Elaine Wong, Aili Maimaiti, Ramgopal Madugani, Vu Hong Le, Ivan Gusachenko, Vandna Gokhroo, Emi Nakamura, Mark Daly, Marios Sergides

November (Movember) 2012  (from left to right) Back row: Yong Yang, Ravi Kumar, Eugen Prel, Ivan Gusachenko, Ciarán Phelan, Alan Curtis, Jonathan Ward, Viet Giang Truong, Kieran Deasy, Mary Frawley.  Front row:  Síle Nic Chormaic, Mark Daly, Ramgopal Madugani, Laura Russell, Le Hong Vu, Aili Maimaiti, Vandna Gokhroo, Emi Nakamura

May 2012  From left to right:  Mary Frawley, Giang Truong, Ramgopal Madugani, Laura Russell, Ali Maimaiti, Mark Daly, Yong Yang, Ravi Kumar, Eugen Prel, Vibhuti Bhushan Tiwari, Síle Nic Chormaic, Momoko Zamami. 

 


Recent Graduate Students

(Details in brackets gives destination on leaving)
 
  • Aili Maimaiti, PhD University College Cork 2017 (Postdoc, École de Technologie Supérieure, Canada)
  • Ramgopal Madugani, PhD University College Cork 2017 (Postdoc, NIST Gaithursburg, USA)
  • Mark Daly, PhD OIST Graduate University 2017 (Associate Editor, SpringerNature, UK) 

Recent Staff

  • Yong Yang 2011-2017 (Senior Research Fellow, Aston University, UK)
  • Aysen Gurkan, Research Technician 2016-2017 (Technician, Neuronal Rhythms in Movement Unit, OIST)

Recent Intern/Project/Rotation Students

  • Lewis Bartos Picard, Research Intern, Durham University, UK, July-September 2017
  • Joanna Lis, Research Intern, UCL, UK, July-September 2017
  • Christine Guzman, OIST PhD Rotation Student, May-August 2017
  • Mayuri Kawale, Research Intern, IISER-Kolkata, India, May-July 2017
  • Prince Sunil Thomas, Research Intern, MSc Graduate UCD, Ireland, January-May 2017
  • Haritha Kambalathmana, Research Intern, CUSAT, Cohin, India, January-May 2017
  • Masakazu Taira, Rotation Student, January-April 2017
  • Chris Campbell, Rotation Student, January-April 2017
  • Rafino Murphy, Research Intern, BSc Graduate NUI Maynooth, Ireland, October 2016-April 2017
  • Maria Langbecker, DAAD-JSPS Funded Research Intern, PhD Student, University of Mainz, Germany, January-March 2017
  • Yan Chen, Research Intern, Jilin University, China, January-March 2017

Members and Visitors 2012-2016