2017 CUDOS News

Dr Bjorn Sturmberg receives University of Sydney Alumni Achievement Award


CUDOS Alumnus Dr Bjorn Sturmberg has been recognised with the 2017 University of Sydney's Faculty of Science Alumni Award for the Achievements of Young Alumni.

CUDOS PhD student awarded University of Sydney Postgraduate Research Prize


CUDOS PhD candidate Moritz Merklein has been awarded the University of Sydney's Faculty of Science Postgraduate Research Prize for Outstanding Academic Achievement, based on his exceptional manuscript 'Enhancing and inhibiting stimulated Brillouin scattering in photonic integrated circuits', published in Nature Communications.

From physics PhD to quiz master


CUDOS alumnus Dr Caitlin Fisher completed a PhD in optical physics and now finds herself masterminding the University of Sydney’s flagship National Science Week event, (Science + Quiz) = Comedy.

Three CUDOS postdeadline papers to be presented at CLEO Pacific Rim Conference


Three CUDOS postdeadline papers have been accepted for presentation at the CLEO Pacific Rim, OECC and PGC 2017 Conference in Singapore.

Benjamin Eggleton recognised with Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Research


CUDOS Director Professor Benjamin Eggleton has been announced as winner of the 2017 Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Outstanding Research.

Taking technology to the next level: CUDOS researchers develop new platform making next-generation electronic devices more advanced


Physicists from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Ultrahigh bandwidth Devices for Optical Systems (CUDOS) developed a new hybrid integrated platform that promises to be a more advanced alternative to conventional integrated circuits that are currently manufactured by the semiconductor industry. The researchers demonstrated that their approach is mass manufacturable, making it possible to integrate the platform into everyday electronic equipment like smartphones and computers. For the end user this technical advance means that it may lead to faster internet on their next-generation electronic devices.

Arnan Mitchell secures funding for nanotechnology research in Europe


Professor Arnan Mitchell, CUDOS Chief Investigator and Science Leader of CUDOS’ Hybrid Integration flagship project, is part of a multi-institution consortium awarded a prestigious European Union Horizon 2020 research and innovation grant.

Nano device promises ultra-fast graphics on gaming consoles


An international team of scientists led by the CUDOS node at ANU has designed a new nano device that promises ultra-fast rendering of high-definition graphics on gaming consoles.

Invention may help to protect astronauts from radiation in space


CUDOS scientists at ANU have designed a new nano material that can reflect or transmit light on demand with temperature control, opening the door to technology that protects astronauts in space from harmful radiation.

Get in on the ground floor: how apartments can join the solar boom


How can apartment dwellers enjoy solar energy and still have market freedom? Read CUDOS researcher Dr Bjorn Sturmberg's The Conversation article.

Postdeadline Paper to be presented at CLEO®/Europe-EQEC 2017


CUDOS PhD candidate Moritz Merklein’s and Dr Birgit Stiller’s postdeadline paper ‘On-chip non-reciprocal light storage’ was accepted for presentation at the CLEO┬«/Europe-EQEC 2017, held in Munich on 25-29 June 2017.

The Queen’s Birthday 2017 Honours List: CUDOS Advisory Board member Dr Woodthorpe recognised


Dr Katherine Woodthorpe, current member of the CUDOS Advisory Board, is among those being recognised with Queen’s Birthday honours.

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