Technical Secretariat (EU Side)

Audrey Sidobre

Chargée de projets internationaux
International project manager
Université Bordeaux 1
Direction des relations internationales
351 cours de la libération 33 405 Talence
+33 5 40 00 34 61
audrey.sidobre@u-bordeaux1.fr

Technical Secretariat (US Side)

Leslie Bilger

Administrative Assitant
Townes Laser Institute
College of Optics and Photonics, CREOL & FPCE
4000 Central Florida Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32816-2700 - U.S.A.
Phone: (+1) 407-823-6890
Email: lbilger@creol.ucf.edu




























































































































Alumni

Guillaume Guéry

Year 1: UB1, Bordeaux (FR) - Year 2: CU, Clemson (USA)

Graduation Date: June 2010

Thesis topic: "Iso-structural property variations in multi-component Ge-Sb/As-S/Se glasses."
Advisors: Prof. K. Richardson Prof. E. Fargin


Current Employment: PhD student, dual PhD between Clemson University (USA), University of Bordeaux (France).
Advisors: Kathleen Richardson (COMSET), Thierry Cardinal (ICMCB-CNRS), Vincent Rodriguez(ISM-CNRS).
Topic: Elaboration of new tellurite-based glasses with high Raman gain for next generation of amplifiers.

Cinta Pépin

Year 1: UB1, Bordeaux (FR) - Year 2: CU, Clemson (USA)

Graduation Date: June 2010

Thesis topic: "Surface characterization and electrochemical behavior of colloidal particles."
Advisors: Prof. S. Foulger and Prof. E. Fargin

Charles Loussert

Year 1: UB1, Bordeaux (FR)- Year 2: UCF, Orando (USA)

Graduation Date: June 2011

Thesis Topic: Spatial and spectral imaging of a graded-index fiber GIF50 and a step-index large-mode-area fiber LMA25."
Advisors: Prof. A. Schulzgen and Prof. B. Bousquet


Current Employment: PhD student at the University of Bordeaux 1.

Guy-Marie Vallet

Year 1: UB1, Bordeaux (FR) - Year 2: CU, Clemson (USA)

Graduation Date: June 2011

Thesis Topic: "Stress relaxation of glass using a Parallel Plated Viscometer (PPV)."
Advisors: Prof. V. Blouin and Prof. E. Fargin

René Berlich

Year 1: UCF, Orlando (USA)
Year 2: FSU, Jena (DE)

Graduation Date: 30th March 2012

Thesis Topic: Ultra-compact microscope for fluorescence imaging"
Advisors: Prof. M. Richardson and Prof. Nolte


Current Employment: PhD student at the Friedrich Schiller Universitat

Toni Eichelkraut

Year 1: UCF, Orlando (USA)
Year 2: FSU, Jena (DE)

Graduation Date: 21st December 2011

Thesis Topic: "Plasmonic Nanostructures to Enhance Up-Conversion Processes"
Advisors: Prof. Christodoulides and Prof. Nolte


Current Employment: PhD student at the Friedrich Schiller Universitat

Jacklyn Novak

Year 1: CU, Clemson (USA) - Year 2: UB1, Bordeaux (FR)

Graduation Date: Summer 2012

Thesis Topic: "Solution-derived chalcogenide glass films for MIR planar sensors."
Advisors: Prof. K. Richardson and Prof. M. Dussauze


Current Employment: PhD Student at the University of Central Florida

Spencer Novak

Year 1: CU, Clemson (USA)
Year 2: UB1, Bordeaux (FR)

Graduation Date: Summer 2012

Thesis Topic: "Nanoparticles in Solution-Derived Chalcogenide Glass Films"
Advisors: Prof. K. Richardson and Prof. N. McClenaghan


Current Employment: PhD Student at the University of Central Florida

Baptiste Giroire

Year 1: UB1, Bordeaux (FR)
Year 2: CU, Clemson (USA)

Graduation Date: June 2012

Thesis Topic: "Optimization of processing parameters for As2Se3 glass for low loss, high strength fibers"
Advisors: Prof. K. Richardson and Prof. E. Fargin

Benoit Faugas

Year 1: UB1, Bordeaux (FR)
Year 2: CU, Clemson (USA)

Graduation Date: June 2012

Thesis Topic: "Surface characterization of Nephila clavipes dragline silk"
Advisors: Prof. K. Richardson and Prof. E. Fargin

Jocelain Trela

Year 1: UB1, Bordeaux (FR)
Year 2: UCF, Orlando (USA)

Graduation Date: Summer 2012

Thesis Topic: "Highly-sensitive stoichiometric analysis by Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS): towards a diagnostic tool for the preparation of laser YAG ceramics with low optical loss"
Advisors: Prof. R. Guaume and Prof. B. Bousquet

Marie Vangheluwe

Year 1: UB1, Bordeaux (FR)
Year 2: UCF, Orlando (USA)

Graduation Date: Summer 2012

Thesis Topic: "Holographic Raman Optical Tweezers"
Advisors: Prof. M. Richardson and Prof. B. Bousquet


Current Employment: PhD student at the University of Bordeaux 1
Advisor: Prof. L. Canioni

John Szilagyi

Year 1: UCF, Orlando (UCF)
Year 2: FSU, Jena (DE)

Graduation Date: Summer 2012

Thesis Topic: "Analysis of hole formation during deep drilling with ultrashort laser pulses"
Advisors: Prof. M. Richardson and Prof. Nolte


Current Employment: PhD student at the University of Central Florida