Yuri Kivshar

Yuri Kivshar named in influential highly cited researchers list

CUDOS Deputy Director Professor Yuri Kivhsar has been recognised in the 2017 Highly Cited Researchers List, placing him among the world’s most influential. His research has been ranked in the world’s top 1% for field and publication year in Web of Science. He is the only physicist in Australia on the 2017 global list. Read more

CUDOS is funded by the Australian Research Council under the Centres of Excellence Program from 2003-2017, with further support from our six constituent universities, fifteen partner investigators, and the New South Wales State Government.

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Australia Day list honours CUDOS Chairman and CUDOS Advisory Board member


Dr Gregory Clark, CUDOS Chairman, and Dr Simon Poole, former CUDOS Chairman and current member of the CUDOS Advisory Board, are among the honourees recognised in the 2018 Australia Day Honours List.

Amol Choudhary

Outstanding Early Career Professional Prize awarded to Amol Choudhary


The Optical Society of America (OSA) has awarded the Ivan P. Kaminow Outstanding Early Career Professional Prize to CUDOS researcher Dr Amol Choudhary for his contributions to the field of optics and photonics.


Professor Yuri Kivshar awarded AOS W.H. (Beattie) Steel Medal 2017


The Australian Optical Society has awarded CUDOS Deputy Director Professor Yuri Kivshar the 2017 W.H. (Beattie) Steel Medal in recognition of his leadership and significant contributions to the field of optics, particularly in nonlinear photonics and metamaterials.

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