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Mengjia Wang receives the « Chinese government award 2020 »

As a PhD student of the Optics Department of FEMTO-ST , Mengjia Wang has been recognized by the Chinese Government for his outstanding work in the field of nanophotonics and plasmonics.

This prize, established by the China Scholarship Council since 2003, is intended to reward outstanding graduate students studying outside China. The government yearly chooses 500 recipients based on a record of significant accomplishments in any discipline. This award is the highest award the government gives to graduate students studying outside China. The number of Chinese students leaving China to study abroad is more than half a million each year, making this award highly competitive.

In his PhD, Mengjia Wang demonstrated optical spin-orbit interaction for steering Bloch surface waves with the magnetic field of light (https://insis.cnrs.fr/en/node/1020)  and for reaching new degrees of freedom in light polarization control by twisting surface plasmons in individual and coupled 3D plasmonic helical nanoantennas (https://www.insis.cnrs.fr/fr/cnrsinfo/polariser-la-lumiere-tres-petite-echelle-grace-aux-vortex-plasmoniques)

Mengjia is currently a post-doctoral fellow at FEMTO-ST.

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  • The W. G. Cady Prize awarded to Serge GALLIOU at the IEEE IFCS 2019

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    Aude Bolopion (biomedical micro-nano robotics) and Nadia Steiner (fuel cell diagnostics) are awarded with the CNRS 2019 bronze medal for their promising research.

    Each year, the CNRS bronze medals welcome some 40 young scientists whose career start is extremely promising

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  • Best student paper award for Rémi Meyer

    Remi Meyer got the best student presentation award at SPIE-Photonics West conference for his work on ultra-high aspect ratio Bessel beams. Shaping the beam of ultrafast lasers has become now an essential tool for ultra-high intensity laser-matter interaction.

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  • Visit of the CNRS President to FEMTO-ST

    Antoine Petit, CEO of the CNRS, was welcomed on February 11th at FEMTO-ST.

     

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  • Photo John Dudley

    John Dudley awarded by the international Society of Optics and Photonics (SPIE)

    He obtains  the "SPIE Harold E. Edgerton" Award 2019 for pioneering applications based on ultra-short light pulses in optical fibers.

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  • Award "innovation in optomechatronic research"

    Several members of different scientific departments of FEMTO-ST were rewarded for their joint paper "Photonic microsystem made by dynamic microassembly" at the ISOT conference "19th International Symposium on Optomechatronic Technology" which took place from November 5 to 8 in Cancun

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    His work is the result of research carried out of Biomedical Microrobotics Team of FEMTO-ST Institute.

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  • Jean-Antoine Seon : awarded with the 2nd national PHD prize in robotics

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