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Daniel Plaza

PhD student

Daniel Plaza is a joint PhD student at VUB B-PHOT and Universidad de Cantabria since October 2021, working under the supervision of Prof. Vermeulen and Prof. Quirce. His main research topic is the development of InP-based mode-locked on-chip lasers with enhanced performance. He obtained his Bachelor in Physics at Universidad de Zaragoza where he studied, amongst others, optics, lasers, photonics, nonlinear systems, solid state physics and electronics. In 2021 he completed his Master in Photonics Engineering at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and Universidad de Alcalá de Henares with a particular emphasis on nanophotonics and advanced semiconductor lasers.