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Fellow Lecturer Program

Fellow Lecturer Program

This program has been sending Fellows to economically emerging nations to help foster optics programs for over a decade.

As travel is not currently possible due to the pandemic, the Fellow Lecturer Program has transitioned to a virtual format.

Upcoming Lectures:

There are no upcoming lectures at this time. Please check back in the coming months.

Previous Lectures:

Photonic Innovation Driven Through Crowdfunding
Sarun Sumriddetchkajorn, National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC), Thailand
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Hexagonal Boron Nitride – Emerging Platform for Quantum Photonics
Igor Aharonovich, University of Technology Sydney (UTS), Australia
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Excited State Dynamics of Nanomaterials for Light Harvesting
Amitava Patra, Institute of Nano Science and Technology (INST), India
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If you are a Fellow and are interested in presenting a virtual lecture please send a short description of your talk topic(s) to

For those looking for information on past Fellow Lecturer trips, please click here.