UCL Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering


PhD student nominated for a prestigious award

7 July 2021

Ronit Sohanpal nominated for The Corning Outstanding Student Paper Competition

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Transnet and Electronic and Electrical Engineering PhD student, Ronit Sohanpal, was nominated for the prestigious Corning Outstanding Student Paper Competition. The competition is open to students from across the world, and recognises innovation, research excellence, and presentation abilities in optical communications.

He was also selected to present his paper ‘Parametric Frequency Comb Generation Using Silicon Core Fiber’ at the Optical Networking and Communication Conference (OFC). The OFC is the largest global conference and exhibition for optical communications and networking professionals. The programme is comprehensive; from research to marketplace, from components to systems and networks and from technical sessions to the exhibition. For over 40 years, OFC has drawn attendees from all corners of the globe to move the optical communications and networking industry forward.