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Alina Karabchevsky is a Research Fellow at the Optoelectronics Research Centre at the University of Southampton, which she joined in October 2012. She is working on integrated on chip surface enhanced spectroscopies for Point of Care applications under the project entitled: “Wideband Integrated Photonics For Accessible Biomedical Diagnostics” which is funded by the European Research Council (ERC).Alina graduated from Ben-Gurion University (BGU) of the Negev (Israel) with BSc and MSc degrees in Biomedical Engineering in 2005 and 2008 respectively and with a PhD degree in Electrooptic Engineering in 2012. Her thesis, entitled “Nanophotonic structures for optical biosensing and application in water quality control” was nominated for an ‘excellent thesis award’. During her studies, Alina was a teaching assistant in many disciplines in the Biomedical Engineering and Industrial Engineering departments at BGU; instructor and lecturer in the Electrooptic Engineering department at BGU, in a Flight Academy and in an academic college. She published 29 journal and conference papers, and a book chapter. In 2010, Alina organised the first SPIE student chapter in the Middle-East and served as its first president. For her achievements and contributions to the Alma Mater, she was honoured with the President’s Award for an “Outstanding Woman in Science” worth 45 k$ by the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in 2012.
Dr Alina Karabchevsky is (or has formerly been) affiliated with Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton and University of Southampton.