Other presentations, outreach & advocacy

July 2019      UCL Barlow Memorial Lecture - poster session and exhibiton stand by the TRANSNET team

June 2019     Made At UCL – 100 stories
Shortlisted for the #MadeAtUCL 100 stories campaign, from at least over 1000 entries. TRANSNET and the previous EPSRC grant, UNLOC, featured

April 2019     Workshop at CableLabs, Florida, attended by Dr Domanic Lavery (UCL)

Mar 2019     Agenda Optics for the Cloud
PhD supervisors delivered talks on their new TRANSNET PhD topics at the Microsoft Research Lab, Cambridge. Participation by Polina Bayvel (UCL), Lidia Galdino (UCL), Georgios Zervas (UCL), Domanic Lavery (UCL), Kari Clark (UCL), Tom Gerard (UCL) and Seb Savory (Cam)

Mar 2019     STEM for Britain, Annual Poster Competition at the Houses of Parliament
Poster presentation by Kari Clark on his paper Sub-Nanosecond Clock Recovery for Optically Switched “Cloud” Data Centres

Mar 2019      Visit to UCL offices by Dr Robert Maher, Infinera

Mar 2019      Special talk: ‘Get that Fellowship! Tips for Success’ by Dr Lidia Galdino (UCL), at OFC 2019

Feb 2019      Participation in the UCL open day

Dec 2018      Exhibition at the Porthcorno Museum of Telegraphy on ‘Optical amplifiers and how they work’, Inputs by Tom Gerard and Adam Funnell

Sept 2018    Poster presentations at ECOC 2018                   

*A Low-Loss Split-Carrier Transceiver Architecture for Intra-Datacentre Communications, Tom Gerard
*Spectral Broadening of Gaussian Process in Optical Fibre and Implication on the Spectral Efficiency, Xianhe Yangzhang
*Bidirectional Symmetric 25G Coherent ONU Using a Single Laser, Single-ended PIN and a 2-bit ADC, Sezer Erkılınç­­


Upcoming outreach events

19 / 20 September 2019 
* Optical Networks – 'the next 25 years’, University College London (UCL)
A celebration event (also a pre-ECOC workshop) discussing the great work of the Optical Networks Group and what the future holds for optical communications. Event to be sponsored by TRANSNET but also featuring TRANSNET research. Target audience, alumni, industry, academia

5 October 2019
* UCL It's All Academic Festival, University College London (UCL)
A public engagement event, with a view to entice non-engineers and non-experts to interact with our research. TRANSNET proposes to showcase the ONG lab, where we conduct our research, and to allow the public to meet our researchers and ask any kind of question they might have pertaining to this area of work and how it might impact them on a daily, lived basis.