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23rd Scientific Meeting - Striving towards strictly singlemode very-large-mode-area fibers

Today we will have another Scientific Meeting! The talk will be given by Dr. Romain Dauliat from the Xlim research institute, France! Don't Miss It! Be Where The Action Is!

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Let's Talk About Science! 2nd Edition

On next Monday, 12th October 2015, we will have the second edition of Let's Talk About Science! Following the same concept of the first edition, we have the pleasure to announce three speakers: the SPIE Invited Lecturer, Prof. Silvano Donati, from the Department of Electronics, Faculty of Engineering, Univ. of Pavia, Italy; Prof. Alípio Jorge, from the Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Sciences, Univ. of Porto, and LIAAD – INESC TEC, Portugal and Dr. Rui Vieira da Cunha, Institute of Philosophy, Faculty of Arts, Univ. of Porto, Portugal. Don't Miss It! Be Where The Action Is!

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22nd Scientific Meeting

Next Tuesday, 23rd of June we will have a talk entitled "Slow light in optical fibers: from very slow to faster than light speed". It will be held by Dr. Miguel González-Herráez, from the Universidad de Alcalá, Spain. Don't Miss It! Be Where The Action Is!

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21st Scientific Meeting

Next Thursday, we will have our 21st Scientific Meeting. This time, Dr. Susana Barbosa, a Senior Researcher from INESC TEC will give us a talk entitled "Radon: where, how, and why?" Don't Miss It! Be Where The Action Is!

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20th Scientific Meeting

Tomorrow we will have our 20th Scientific Meeting! The talk will be held by Dr. Jayanta Haldar from Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR), Jakkur, Bangalore, India. The topic will be "Bacterial cell membrane: Targeting the Achilles' heel to combat drug-resistance and infections". Don't Miss It! Be Where The Action Is!

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19th Scientific Meeting

Next Monday (March 9th) we will host the visit of Dr. Francesco Baldini and Dr. Francesco Chiavaioli from the Istituto di Fisica Applicata "Nello Carrara", in Italy. They were kind to accept our invitation for a Scientific Meeting. So, the two topics are: ‘Optical chemical and biochemical sensors for diagnostics’ and ‘Long period gratings at IFAC’. We invite you all to participate! Don't Miss It! Be Where The Action Is!

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18th Scientific Meeting

Next Wednesday we will have the 18th Scientific Meeting. Our invited speaker this time is Professor Lars Montelius, the general director of INL, in Braga. The talk is entitled "Bringing Radical Innovations to the Market Place". Don't Miss It! Be Where The Action Is!

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Let's Talk About Science!

The UP SPIE Student Chapter has the pleasure to announce the 1st edition of Let's Talk About Science! Next Friday we will have the visit of Dr. Lorenzo Pavesi (U. Trento, Italy), Dr. Nuno Peres (U. Minho, Portugal), Dr. João Relvas (U. Porto, Portugal). It will be an afternoon plenty of nice talks and discussions! Let's Talk About Science! Don't Miss It! Be Where The Action Is!

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Photonics day

The UP SPIE Student Chapter intends to celebrate the international day of photonics and will realize a round table to discuss the theme: "the actual state of photonics! What future? Our guests will be professors from the Faculty of Sciences: Professor Joaquim Silva (Chemistry Department); Professor Manuel Joaquim (Physics and Astronomy Department); Professor Bruno Soares (Physics and Astronomy Department); Professor Helder Crespo (Physics and Astronomy Department) Program: The participants are invited to talk about their academic path and current projects (10 minutes each). A debate follows, with some of the main questions. Finally, all the attendents are invited to participate. Don't miss it! Be where the action is!

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17th Scientific Meeting

Next Wednesday we will have the 17th Scientific Meeting. Our invited speaker this time is Professor Manuel Marques, from the Faculty of Sciences! The talk is entitled "Limits of spectral resolution in optical measurements". Don't miss it! Be where the action is!

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16th Scientific Meeting

The SPIE Student Chapter will host a new Scientific Meeting! It will be held by Dr. Marcelino Pousa from the Telecommunications Institute, Aveiro. The Meeting is entitled “Telecomunications, what challanges?”

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Chapter Meeting

Tomorrow we will have a meeting for all the Chapter Members about R&D&I financing. How to apply to the different programs and the evaluation processes will be some of the topics discussed in this informal meeting. The talk will be held by Dr. Ireneu Dias from INESC.

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14th Scientific Meeting

Next week we will have a new Scientific Meeting! This time, Dr. Joaquim Gabriel, from the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto will talk about the "R&D&I in the health and engineering fields, the personal experience"! Don't miss it! Be where the real action is!

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13th Scientific Meeting

Following the context of biosensors, the 13th Scientific Meeting will be held by Dr. Ambra Gianneti, who is visiting us over the next days. She decided to talk about an overview of the activities followed in the group were she works. The presentation is entitled "CHEMICAL AND BIOCHEMICAL OPTICAL SENSOR GROUP”. Don't miss it! Be where the real action is!

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12th Scientific Meeting

The next Scientific Meeting, focused on Biosensing, will be held by two of our colleagues. Firstly, Dr. Carlos Gouveia will give an overview on "Refractometric Platforms for Label-Free Biochemical Sensing". Dr. Raquel Queirós will speak about "Biosensors - the Value of Convenience". Don't miss it! Be where the real action is!

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11th Scientific Meeting

Moving on a digit on our Scientific Meetings, we have now Prof Dr Thereza Rocco from Laboratório de Fotônica – Depto. de Engenharia Elétrica - Instituto Militar de Engenharia (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) coming over to present us a review on devices for optical communication and sensing with a talk titled “Análise e Desenvolvimento de Dispositivos para Sensores e Comunicações Ópticas”. See you all there!

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10th Scientific Meeting

The University of Porto SPIE Student Chapter will host another scientific meeting. This time the focus is on Optical Fiber Sensors, with Hugo Martins a PhD Student from the University of Porto.

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9th Scientific Meeting

And our ninth Scientific Meeting will be the first of 2014, with a talk on Plasmonic Structures by Prof Mário Silveirinha (University of Coimbra).

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8th Scientific Meeting

At our last Scientific Meeting of 2013, we have Dr Jens Kobelke and Dr Jörg Bierlich from IPHT - Jena, Germany, with 2 talks about Microstructured Optical Fibers for sensor applications. See you all there!

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7th Scientific Meeting

One more edition of the Chapter's Scientific Meeting will take place on December 6th, this time we have Dr Oliver Soppera, from the Institute of Materials Science Mulhouse (CNRS, France) with a talk about Direct laser writing.

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Organization

Ricardo André
President of SPIE Chapter

Nuno Silva
Vice-President of SPIE Chapter

Catarina Monteiro
Secretary of SPIE Chapter

André Gomes
Treasurer of SPIE Chapter

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