Yunhui (Rena) Zhu successfully defended her thesis on 'Theory aand application of SBS-based group velocity manipulation in optical fiber' on Nov. 24, 2013. Congratulations! Rena has taken a position as post-doctoral research associate in Prof. George Barbastathis's optics group at MIT.
Our paper on controlling extreme events in a chaotic system just appeared in Physical Review Letters in October 2013 and is catching some press! H. L. D. de S. Cavalcante, M. Oriá, D. Sornette, E. Ott, and D. J. Gauthier, 'Precidtability and suppression of extreme events in a chaotic system,' Phys. Rev. Lett. 111 198701 (2013). (Supplemental Information, preprint). Highlighted in:
- New Scientist
- Physics Viewpoint by Adilson E. Motter
- Slate (in French)
- Physics World
- Durham Herald-Sun
- Duke Today
Damien Rontani gave a talk on 'Laser-based dynamical sensor resolving two-dimensional translation at the nanoscale,' at the International Symposium on Physics and Application of Laser Dynamics (IS-PALD 2013) in Paris! Good work Damien!
Hannah Guilbert gave a talk on 'Observation of Elliptical Patterns in Type I Spontaneous Parametric Down Conversion', at the 2013 Frontiers in Optics/Laser Science XXIX (FiO/LS) in Orlando Florida. Great talk Hannah!
Kristine Callan successfully defended her thesis on 'Method to sense changes in network parameters with high-speed, nonlinear dynamical nodes' on June 6, 2013. Congratulations! Kristine has taken a position as Teaching Associate Professor at the Colorado School of Mines!
Seth Cohen successfully defended his thesis on 'Subwavelength sensing using nonlinear feedback in a wave-chaotic cavity' on May 20, 2013. Congratulations! Seth has taken a position as a post-doctoral research associate at the University of Alabama in the Department of Mechanical Engeering!
David Rosin and Damien Rontani's paper on 'Experiments on autonomous Boolean networks' recently appered in Chaos. Congratulations David and Damien!