Dr Mohamed Ettabib is a research fellow at the Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC). He received his BEng in Electronics Engineering from the University of Southampton in 2010, and his PhD in Optical Communications from the Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) in 2014. His research interests include all-optical signal processing, nonlinear optics, integrated optics, optical sensing and Raman spectroscopy. Recently, he has focused on the design, fabrication and instrumentation of highly surface-sensitive waveguides for waveguide-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (WERS). He is the author of more than 40 publications in the field of photonics and electronics.