CUDOS student wins Best Oral Presentation Prize at KOALA-IONS 2014

03-12-2014

CUDOS postgraduate research student Tomonori Hu has won the Best Oral Presentation Prize at the recent KOALA-IONS in Adelaide.

Tom Hu

Congratulations to Tomonori Hu who has won the Best Oral Presentation Prize at KOALA-IONS 2014

KOALA (Conference on Optics, Atoms and Laser Applications) is an annual conference held in Australia or New Zealand that is organised for students, by students, and is also part of the IONS (International OSA Network of Students) project. This year, KOALA was held at the University of Adelaide and brought together over 100 Honours, PhD and Masters students in any field of optics.

Among 52 presenters, Tomonori Hu was awarded the Best Oral Presentation Prize for his talk on ‘Ultrafast Mid-IR Fiber Lasers – Shortest Pulses at the Longest Wavelengths’. Having completed a Masters in Photonics and Optical Science at the University of Sydney, he is now enrolled in a PhD in the CUDOS Mid-Infrared project. Tomonori Hu is working on creating highly efficient mid-infrared fiber lasers capable of high power, high repetition rate, pulsed emission at 3 microns.