Members and Visitors (2012-2016)

 

Former Group Members

Former Graduate Students

(Details in brackets gives destination on leaving)
 
  • Ravi Kumar, PhD University College Cork 2015 (Postdoc, CQT - NUS Singapore --> CTO Atomionics Singapore)
  • Mary Frawley, PhD University College Cork 2014 (Teacher Training, Ireland --> Secondary School Teacher, Ireland)
  • Laura Russell, PhD University College Cork  2013  (Vision Research Engineer, Valeo Vision Systems, Ireland  --> Commerical Pilot Aer Lingus, Ireland)
  • Amy Watkins, PhD University College Cork 2013 (National Space Centre, Ireland)
  • Alex Petcu-Colan, MSc University College Cork 2013 (Percussionist, Ireland)
  • Yuqiang Wu, PhD University College Cork 2011 (Postdoc, Max Plank Institute for the Science of Light, Germany --> Philips Research Shanghai, China)
  • Kieran Deasy, PhD Cork Institute of Technology 2011 (Postdoc, University of Sheffield, UK --> Physics Research Support Specialist, OIST, Japan)
  • Michael Morrissey, PhD Cork Institute of Technology 2009 (Postdoc, FORTH, Crete, Greece --> Eli Beamlines, Czech Republic)
  • Jonathan Ward, PhD Cork Institute of Technology 2009 (Postdoc, Humboldt University, Germany -->Staff Scientist, OIST, Japan)
  • Thejesh Bandi, MSc Cork Institute of Technology 2008 (PhD Universite Neuchatel, Switzerland --> Scientist, Space Applications Center, India)
  • Danny O'Shea, MSc University College Cork 2007 (PhD, TUV, Austria)
  • Eva Norris, MSc Cork Institute of Technology 2003 (Assistant Lecturer, CIT, Ireland)

Former Staff

  • Vikraman Karunanidhi, Research Technician 2015-2016
  • Marios Sergides - JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow 2013-2014, Postdoc 2014-2015 (Postdoc, University of Florence, Italy)
  • Ivan Gusachenko, Postdoc 2012-2015 (Postdoc, St. Andrews University, Scotland)
  • Vandna Gokhroo, Postdoc 2012-2015 (Postdoc, Washington State University, USA)
  • Vu Hong Le, Technician 2012-2015 (PhD studies, Karlsruhe University, Germany)
  • Bishwajeet Singh, Research Assistant 2014-2015 (PhD studies Osaka University, Japan)
  • Kieran Deasy, Postdoc 2012-2015 (Physics Resource Specialist, OIST)
  • Ciarán Phelan, Postdoc 2012-2014 (Postdoc, Mackenzie Presbyterian University, Brazil  --> Engineer at WaveOptics, UK)
  • Nitesh Dhasmana, Research Assistant 2013-2014 (PhD studies at CREOL, University of Central Florida, USA)
  • Alan Curtis, Technician 2012-2013 (Technician Shell E&P, Ireland)
  • Momoko Zamami, Research Administrator 2011-2012
  • Vibhuti Bhushan Tiwari, Postdoc 2011-2012 (Senior Scientist, RRCAT, India)

Former Intern/Project/Rotation Students

  • Shicheng Zhang, Research Intern, PhD Student, East China UST, China, October-December 2016
  • Jan von Keitz, Research Intern, University of Muenster, Germany, July-September 2016
  • Ratnesh Kumar Gupta, Rotation Student, May-August 2016 
  • Sakthi Priya Amirtharaj, Research Intern, IIT-Madras, India, May-July 2016
  • Mayuri Kawale, Research Intern, IISER-Kolkata, India, May-July 2016
  • Nikol Lambeva, Research Intern, University of Birmingham, UK, July 2016
  • Wenfang Li, Research Intern, PhD Student, Shanxi University, China, December-May 2016
  • Pei Zeng, Research Intern, Nanjing University, China, October-December 2015
  • Cindy Esporlas, Rotation Student, September-December 2015
  • Sahar Hejazy, Rotation Student, September-December 2015
  • Sho Kasumie, Rotation Student, September-December 2015
  • Sanele Dlamini, Research Intern, PhD student UKZN, South Africa, July-December 2015
  • Christiane Ebongue, Research Intern, University of Maryland, USA, April-September 2015
  • Colum O'Leary, Research Intern, TCD, Ireland, June-September 2015
  • Krishnapriya Subramonian Rajasree, OIST rotation student, May-August 2015
  • Ruth Thompson, OIST rotation student, May-August 2015
  • Tushar Kanti Saha, Research Intern, IISER-Kolkata, India, May-July 2015
  • Pranam Prakash, Research Intern, CUSAT, India January-May 2015 (Optics Designer, SFO Technologies, India)
  • Christina Lee, OIST Rotation student, January-April 2015
  • Yuta Ooka, Research Intern, Keio University, Japan, February-April 2015
  • Sunny Saurabh, Research Intern, RRI, India August 2014-March2015 (PhD studies MPI for Nuclear Physics, Germany)
  • Ali Seer, Research Intern, University of Konstanz, Germany October-March 2015
  • Simon Peter Mekhail, OIST PhD Rotation Student, August-December 2014
  • Vineetha Naniyil, Research Intern, RRI, India September-December 2014
  • James Schloss, OIST PhD Rotation Student, September-December 2014
  • Thomas Nieddu, OIST PhD Rotation Student, April-August 2014
  • Masakazu Igarashi, OIST PhD Rotation Student, May-August 2014
  • Krishnapriya SR, Research Intern, CUSAT, India June-August 2014 (PhD studies at OIST)
  • Himanshu Agarwal, Research Intern, IIT Kharaghur, India, May-July 2014 
  • Lisa Nakahara, Research Intern, University of Tsukuba, Japan, February-March 2014
  • Elaine Wong, OIST PhD Rotation Student, September-December 2013
  • Danny Riordan, Research Intern, University College Cork, Ireland,June-August 2013 (PhD studies at UCC)

Visitors

Visitors 2016

  • Prof Pengfei Wang, Harbin Engineering University, 07 December 2016 - 04 January 2017
  • Rafino Murphy, Research Intern, National University of Ireland, Maynooth, 26 November 2016 - 19 April 2017
  • Shicheng Zhang, Research Intern, East China University of Science and Technology, China, 13 October - 28 December 2016
  • Prof Mark Sadgrove, Tohoku University, Japan, 16-19 August 2016
  • Nishant Dogra, ETH Zurich, Switzerland 1-3 August 2016
  • Dominik Hussmann, ETH Zurich, Switzerland 1-3 August 2016
  • Nikol Lambeva, Research Intern, University of Birmingham, UK  19 July-29 July 2016
  • Dr Dominika Lyzwa, MPI Dynamics and Self Organisation, Germany 01-08 July 2016
  • Jan von Keitz, Research Intern, Universitaet Muenster, Germany 01 July-18 September 2016
  • Dr Dominika Lyzwa, MPI Dynamics and Self Organisation, Germany 31 May-11 June 2016
  • Sakthi Priya Amirtharaj, Research Intern, IIT-Madras, India 17 May-29 July 2016
  • Mayuri Kawale, Research Intern, IISER-Kolkata, India 17 May-29 July 2016
  • Dr Maria Bardosova, Tyndall National Institute UCC Cork, Ireland, 17-19 April 2016
  • Prof Tiancai Zhang, Shanxi University, China 27-30 March 2016
  • Prof Ayan Banerjee, IISER-Kolkata, India 13-16 March 2016
  • Dr Cody Leary, The College of Wooster, USA 06 - 12 March 2016
  • Prof Patrick Windpassinger, University of Mainz, Germany 28 February - 02 March 2016
  • Prof Johannes Hecker-Denschlag, Institut für Quantenmaterie, Universität Ulm, Germany 23 - 26 February 2016
  • Prof Yunfeng Xiao, Peking University, China 20 January - 17 February 2016

Visitors 2015

  • Debanuj Chatterjee, SPIE Education and Scholarship Grant Holder, IISER-Kolkata, India 06 December - 02 January 2016
  • Wenfang Li, Research Intern, Shanxi University, China 01 December 2015 - 16 May 2016
  • Prof Mark Tame, UKZN, South Africa 11-12 November 2015
  • Dr Maarten Hoogerland, The University of Auckland, New Zealand 09-12 November 2015
  • Pei Zeng, Research Intern, Nanjing University, China 16 October - 28 December 2016
  • Prof Halina Rubinzstein-Dunlop, University of Queensland, Australia 28 September 2015
  • Prof Helmut Ritsch, University of Innsbruck, Austria 17-18 September 2015
  • Eugen Prel, University College Cork, Ireland 31 July - 12 December 2015
  • Sanele Dlamini, Research Intern, UKZN, South Africa 01 July - 15 December 2015
  • Colum O'Leary, Research Intern, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland 17 June - 01 September 2015
  • Amir Tavala, Vienna Centre for Quantum Science and Technology, Austria 24 May-17 June 2015
  • Tushar Kanti Saha, Research Intern, IISER Kolkata, India 20 May - 20 July 2015
  • Raphael Dahan, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Israel, 20-23 May 2015
  • Dr Pengfei Wang, DIT, Ireland, 15 May-13 June 2015
  • Dr Simon Hanna, University of Bristol, UK, 25-28 April 2015
  • Dr Yoshihiko Arita, University of St Andrews, Scotland, 25-28 April 2015
  • Prof Etienne Brasselet, University of Bordeaux I, France, 26-28 April 2015
  • Prof Jack Tsz Fai Ng, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, 26-28 April 2015
  • Dr Andreas Schell, Kyoto University, Japan, 2-4 April 2015
  • Christiane Ebongue, Research Intern, University of Maryland, USA, 01 April-25 September 2015
  • Navin Prakash Ghimire, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia, 29 March-01 April 2015
  • Dr Tomas Cizmar, University of Dundee, Scotland, 02-06 March 2015
  • Yuta Ooka, Research Intern, Keio University, Japan, 09 February-03 April 2015
  • Prof Fam Le Kien, TUV, Austria, 18-23 January 2015
  • Pranam Prakash, Research Intern, CUSAT, India, 06 January-04 May 2015
  • Yi Chen, Shanghai University, China, 05-31 January 2015

Visitors 2014

  • Mr Jinjin Du, Shanxi University, China, 01-05 December 2014
  • Mr Ali Seer, Research Intern, University of Constance, Germany 05 October - 31 March 2015
  • Ms Vineetha Naniyil, Research Intern, Raman Research Institute, India 08 September-26 December 2014
  • Mr Sunny Saurabh, Research Intern, formerly CUSAT and RRI, India 01 August-31 January 2015
  • Prof Mitsuhiro Terakawa, Keio University, Japan 29&30 July 2014
  • Dr Pengfei Wang, DIT, Ireland 17 July-09 August 2014
  • Prof Kishan Dholakia, St Andrew's University, Scotland 14-16 July 2014
  • Prof Wendy Gilleard, Southern Cross University, Australia 27-30 June 2014
  • Dr Mary Frawley, UCC, Ireland 03-27 June 2014 
  • Ms Krishnapriya S.R., Research Intern, CUSAT, India 01 June-05 August 2014
  • Prof Helmut Ritsch, University of Innsbruck, Austria 26-31 May 2014
  • Prof Yun-Feng Xiao, Peking University, China 21-24 May 2014
  • Mr Himanshu Agarwal, Research Intern, IIT Kharagpur, India 01 May-10 July 2014
  • Dr Patrice Féron, ENSSAT, Lannion, France 24-29 March 2014
  • Dr Yannick Dumeige, ENSSAT, Lannion, France 24-29 March 2014
  • Prof Reuven Gordon, University of Victoria, Canada 2-7 March 2014
  • Ms Lisa Nakahara, Research Intern, University of Tsukuba, Japan February-March 2014
  • Prof Peter Barker, UCL, London, UK, 11-14 February 2014
  • Dr Tracy Melvin, University of Southampton, UK, 20-24 January 2014
  • Prof Takasumi Tanabe, Keio University, Japan, 9&10 January 2014

Visitors 2013

  • Prof. Jacques Robert, Université Paris-Sud, France, 18-22 November 2013
  • Dr. Devendra Kumar Mishra, Vallabhram Saligram Mehta College of Science, India, 11-15 November 2013
  • Prof. John Donegan, Trinity College Dublin Ireland, 4-8 November 2013
  • Dr. Patience Mthunzi, CSIR, South Africa, 15-19 October 2013
  • Mr. Chang-Ling Zou, USTC, China, March 2013
  • Prof. Johannes Denschlag, Universitaet Ulm, Germany  February 2013
  • Prof. Mikio Nakahara, Kinki University, Osaka, Japan, February 2013
  • Dr. Michael Morrissey, UKZN, Durban, South Africa, February 2013
  • Mr. Marios Sergides, UCL, London, United Kingdom, January 2013
  • Prof. Kohzo Hakuta, University of Electrocommunications, Tokyo, Japan, January 2013