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  • 2009 Student of the year and innovative student awards

    Friday December 11 2009

    The Centre for Micro-Photonics is pleased to congratulate Brendan Chick and Elisa Nicoletti for receiving student of the year and innovative student awards respectively at the 2009 CMP Christmas dinner. .

  • Awards to Baohua Jia and Hong Kang

    Thursday December 10 2009

    Congratulations to Baohua Jia for being awarded a science academies program travel grant, and to Hong Kang for receiving a research student support fund for research training participation..

  • Vice-Chancellor's award winners at CMP

    Tuesday December 8 2009

    Congratulations to Baohua Jia for receiving a Vice-Chancellor's Research Award (Early Career) and to Peter Zijlstra, James Chon and Min Gu for receiving Vice-Chancellor's Research awards. .

  • Second prize poster award for Mark Turner

    Monday December 7 2009

    Congratulations to Mark Turner for being awarded second place at the Koala conference poster awards. Mark was one vote from first place with his poster entitled "3D Chiral Metamaterials" at the student run, student attended conference..

  • 2008 Annual Report Now Available

    Monday October 19 2009

    The CMP annual report for 2008 is now available for download. The report includes details of journal and conferance publications, the directors report as well as research project progress and other Centre related activities..

  • Professorial staff appointments

    Wednesday October 14 2009

    The Centre for Micro-Photonics is pleased to announce the appointment of two professorial staff as part of Swinburne's Strategic Plan toward 2015. Associate Professor Andrew Clayton and Professor Saulius Juodkazis will begin research in the centre's biophotonics and nanophotonics research programs respectively by years end..

  • Australian Research Council Future Fellowships for Prof. Russell and Assoc. Prof. Haylock

    Friday September 11 2009

    The Centre for Micro-Photonics is pleased to congratulate both Professor Sarah Russell and Associate Professor David Haylock in being awarded highly prestigious ARC Future Fellowships. .

  • Min Gu appointed PVC (International Research Collaboration)

    Monday July 27 2009

    Professor Min Gu, Director of the Centre for Micro-Photonics has recently been appointed Pro Vice Chancellor for International Research Collaborations. Vice-Chancellor Ian Young cited Professor Gu's outstanding research record and excellent knowledge of international research systems when announcing the appointment, refering in particular to his extensive knowledge of Asian academic and research funding systems..

  • PhD awards for Peter Zijlstra, Mr. Xiangping Li and Jiafang Li

    Tuesday July 7 2009

    The Centre for Micro-Photonics is pleased to announce that three students have recently been awarded doctorates through their research in the centres nanophotonic optical data storage and photonic crystal projects..

  • New PhD Position Available: Nonlinear endomicroscopy for in vivo deep imaging

    Monday June 1 2009

    An enthusiastic and capable PhD student is sought to work on the development of a new nonlinear optical endoscope using wavelengths at the transparency window of most biological tissues (1200 -1300 nm) and high NA lenses..

  • Adjunct Professorship Renewed

    Monday June 1 2009

    The Centre for Micro-Photonics is pleased to report that Swinburne University has renewed the Adjunct Professorship of Richard Evans..

  • Five-dimensional optical recording mediated by surface plasmons in gold nanorods" by Peter Zijlstra, James Chon, and Min Gu published in Nature

    Friday May 22 2009

    Gold nanorods have unique optical properties, which vary with the color and the polarization of the incoming light. Peter Zijlstra et al. from the CMP have exploited these features to achieve for the first time five-dimensional optical recording..

  • Cass Foundation travel grant awarded to Kerrie-Ann McMahon

    Thursday April 2 2009

    Congraduations to Dr. Kerrie-Ann McMahon who has recently been awarded a Cass Foundation travel grant of $3500 to attend the Human Frontiers Workshop with Ellen Robey's Lab at the Univerity of California, Berkeley..

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