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Research project

Smart Fibre-Optic High Power Photonics (HiPPo)


Lead researcher

Professor Michalis Zervas PhD

Professor of Optical Communications

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Other researchers

Professor Sir David Payne KBE CBE FRS FREng

Head of School

Research interests

  • Many and varied across photonics, particularly in optical fibre design and fabrication, optical materials, optical sensing, and high-power fibre lasers.

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Dame Wendy Hall DBE FRS FREng FCGI

Regius Professor of Computer Science

Research interests

  • Web Science
  • Artificial Intelligence

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Professor Andy Clarkson

Professor of Optoelectronics Research

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Professor Jayanta Sahu

Professorial Fellow-Research

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Doctor Peter Horak

Associate Professor

Research interests

  • Theory and simulation of nonlinear and quantum optics
  • Laser pulse propagation and manipulation in optical fibres

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Doctor Ben Mills

Principal Research Fellow

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Professor Johan Nilsson

Professor of Optoelectronics

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Doctor Yongmin Jung

Principal Research Fellow

Research interests

  • Multicore fibre technology
  • Multimode fibre technology

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Collaborating research institutes, centres and groups

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