Prof Periklis Petropoulos

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Prof Periklis Petropoulos was born in Patras, Greece. He graduated from the Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, University of Patras, Greece in 1995. He received the MSc degree in Communications Engineering from UMIST, UK in 1996 and the PhD degree in Optical Telecommunications from the Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC), University of Southampton, UK in 2000. Periklis was appointed a professor at the ORC in June 2012. His particular areas of interests and expertise lie in the fields of optical communications and nonlinear fibre technology. Within the Optical Fibre Communications group at the ORC he is working on such areas as all-optical processing and switching in optical fibres; ultrashort pulse generation and characterisation; pulse shaping for optical communications, including applications in optical correlation systems for the implementation of optical code-division multiple access and optical packet switched systems; silica and compound glass holey fibres and their nonlinear applications. Prof Petropoulos has published more than 350 papers in technical journals and conferences and holds 4 patents. He is a Senior Member of the Optical Society of America. Research interests: Optical fibre communications, Nonlinear fibre optics, All-optical signal processing, High bit-rate transmission of optical signals, Microstructured optical fibres, Applications of fibre Bragg gratings External activities: Subcommittee Chair for the Fibres, Fibre Devices, and Amplifiers Category at ECOC 2013; Subcommittee Chair of the Photonic Subsystems for Digital System Applications Category at OFC 2015; Technical Programme Committee member of international conferences, including ECOC (2009-), OFC (2012-2014), CLEO/Europe (2007, 2009, 2012); Member of EPSRC CollegeMember of external bodies, or professional organisations: Senior Member of the Optical Society of America (OSA)

Prof Periklis Petropoulos is (or has formerly been) affiliated with Optical Fibre Communications, Telecommunications Devices and Sub-systems, University of Southampton, Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton and University of Southampton.

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