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Johan Nisson joined the ORC in 1995, promoted to Senior Research Fellow in 1998, and group leader of the High Power Fibre Lasers group since 2000. Appointed Professor in the ORC in 2006. Doctor of Engineering Sciences, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, 1994. Thesis title \"Active optical waveguides for signal amplification\". Research interests include: High power fibre lasers and amplifiers, nonlinear fibre optics, optical communications, with interests in device, fabrication, materials, simulations, systems and applications aspects. Research experience: Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, Thesis work focused on EDFA, optical communications and guided-wave opticas simulations; Samsung Electronics, Korea, Development of EDFA for WDM and CATV applications; Co-founder of and consultant to Southampton Photonics; Member of the technical committee of the Optical Amplifiers and Applications topical meeting.
Prof Johan Nilsson is (or has formerly been) affiliated with High Power Fibre Lasers, University of Southampton, Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton and University of Southampton.