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

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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.

Steve Frisken

Dr Steve Frisken elected Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering


Dr Steve Frisken, CUDOS Partner Investigator, has been elected as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE).

Moritz Merklein

CUDOS PhD student honoured by the Royal Society of NSW


The Royal Society of NSW has awarded the Jak Kelly Prize for excellence in postgraduate research to Moritz Merklein, PhD student at the University of Sydney CUDOS node, for his work on 'A chip integrated optical buffer based on hyper-sound waves'.

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14 Dec 2017

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27 Jan - 1 Feb 2018

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06-07 Mar 2018

Nanophotonics 2018 - The next Frontier,
ANU Canberra, Australia