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B-PHOT teams up a critical mass of 70 highly skilled researchers and technology experts, coached and directed by Prof. Hugo Thienpont. Their joint mission is to embrace photonics, connect the dots between photonics research, innovation, education and STEM, and to create links to other science and engineering disciplines.

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One impossible thing at a time.

Capt Jean-Luc Picard

Connecting photonics education with research and industry.

There is a crack in everything. That's how the light gets in. Leonard Cohen

Free your mind, think photonics.

The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated.

Mahatma Gandhi

Driving photonics innovation through advanced manufacturing.

They did not know it was impossible so they did it. Mark Twain

When one teaches, two learn. Robert Heinlein

Driving photonics innovation into industrial applications.

Life is always full of light when you choose to do research in Photonics. Join our team and make the world brighter!

Yunfeng Nie
Professor

Inspiring a brighter future together.

Ana Quirce
Guest Professor
Sandra Van Vlierberghe
Guest Professor
Alejandro Madrid Sanchez
Post-doc researcher

The only source of knowledge is experience. Albert Einstein

Koen Vanmol
Post-doc researcher

If you want to have good ideas, you must have many ideas. L. Pauling

Pablo Marin-Palomo
Post-doc researcher

Never regret decisions you made. They were what you believed to be right at the time.

Qing Liu
Post-doc researcher
Sergei Mikhailov
Post-doc researcher

Your specs break the Laws of Physics. Unknown optical designer

Simone Sorgato
Post-doc researcher

Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere. Albert Einstein

Sidney Goossens
Post-doc researcher

Learning is never enough!

Tatevik Chalyan
Post-doc researcher

Nonlinear Dynamics, Mode-locked Lasers, and Integrated Photonics.

Tushar Malica
Post-doc researcher
Marc Tabak
Expert - Researcher

Brevity is the soul of wit. Shakespeare, Hamlet

Absorb what is useful, discard what is not, add what is uniquely your own. Bruce Lee

Ben Cloostermans
PhD student

Learn to be worthy of the women of every class, culture, and historical age who spoke boldly. Adrienne Rich

You don’t have to be perfect to be successful, just be persistent and consistent.

Whether you think you can, or you think you can't, you are right. Henry Ford

Daniel Plaza
PhD student

If you don't know where to look for an answer, look under the light.

Denys Kurylo
PhD student

The only source of knowledge is experience. Albert Einstein

E pur si muove (And yet it moves) G. Galilei

Maria Lopera
PhD student

Always pass on what you have learned. Yoda

Shape the light for a brighter future!

Mathieu Ladouce
PhD student

Let's light it up!

What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean. Isaac Newton

We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained. Marie Curie

Think like a proton, always B-PHOTsitive.

Robbe De Mey
Phd student

Light tomorrow with today. E. Barrett Browning

Sara Abbasi
PhD student

I ride with the light. The light guides me on my quest.

Sasa Topic
PhD student

Don't you know yet? It is your light that lights the world. Rumi

Shahab Abdollahi
PhD student

An engineer is a person who solves problems that he didn't learn from anywhere.

Yousef Pourvais
PhD student

Thoroughly conscious ignorance is the prelude to every real advance in science. James Clerk Maxwell

Indy Magnus
R&D engineer

Knowledge has a beginning but no end.

Dirk Lison
Technology assistant

If you dream, dream big.

Dries Rosseel
Technology expert

B-PHOT or be not!

Hugues Smeets
Technology expert

Prototypes! not powerpoints. Fablab-Brussels

Jef Verbaenen
Technology expert
Julie Verdood
Lab technician

If your only tool is a hammer, every problem tends to look like a nail.

Kurt Rochlitz
Technology expert

Information is not knowledge. The only source of knowledge is experience. You need experience to gain wisdom. A.Einstein

Sergey Verlinski
Technology expert
Staf Haers
Technology expert
Ludo Devis
Technical support
René Waegeneer
Technical support

Life is beautiful not because of the things we see or the things we do but because of the people we meet. Simon Sinek

Teresa Bouljon
Asset and Supply Chain Manager
Veena Shetty
IT expert

Always walk through life as if you have something new to learn, and you will.

Nathalie Debaes
EU Project Support Officer

Change is unavoidable. Dream big, work hard and stay focused.

Jan Watté
Business Developer
Peter Doyle
Business developer
Susan Brindley
Central orienteering officer

Difficult roads always lead to beautiful destinations.

Astghik Chalyan
STEM/Outreach B-PHOT

Creative minds inspire others.

Sarah De Bie
Outreach & STEM Officer
Tine De Pauw
STEM/Outreach B-PHOT
An Van Den Berghe
Administration
Ariane Lefever
Management assistant
Bernadette Callebaut
EU projects administrative assistant

Nothing can dim the light that shines from within. Maya Angelou

Inge Pettersson
Management assistant
Nadia Cornand
Management assistant
Nadine Torrekens
Assistant financial processing

The secret of getting ahead is getting started. Mark Twain

Majorie Jammaers
Education officer

Do what you can't. Casey Neistat

Timo Van Gucht
Marketing & Communications

Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish. Stewart Brand

Keennan De Bie
Communication officer
An Bilas
Cleaning service