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PhD position available within the MSCA-ITN-EID “Nano-structured glass for future display and communication technologies” (NANO GLASS) at ICFO


ICFO is offering 1 PhD-fellowship Marie Curie Early-Stage Researcher position in the EU Horizon 2020 MSCA-ITN-EID “Nano-structured glass for future display and communication technologies” (NANO GLASS) to well-qualified graduate students, who wish to obtain a doc-toral degree in any of the research topics covered.
Our International PhD Fellowship Program welcomes applications from individuals with a de-gree material sciences, physics, engineering or related subjects to join the NANO-GLASS pro-ject based on a partnership between CORNING, a global industrial leader specialising in ad-vanced glass technologies, and ICFO, a world leader in nanophotonics and quantum technol-ogies.
NANO-GLASS will introduce disruptive nano-structuring designs and methods to create a wide range of innovative glass-based products such as optical screens without reflections, functionalised substrates with ultrathin and bidimensional materials and optical fibres that efficiently generate, store and manipulate quantum signals.
NANO-GLASS will train 4 PhD students in frontier glass materials science in nano-photonics and quantum technologies through collaborative interdisciplinary research projects under-taken in state-of-the- art academic and industrial facilities. The successful candidate will be supervised by Prof. Dr. Valerio Pruneri at ICFO and by industry research leaders at CORNING.
Please, browse ICFO website for details about Optoelectronics Research Group led by Prof Dr. Valerio Pruneri at . If you are interested in discussing the research topic, please contact ICFO Group Leader directly.
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NANO GLASS has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 956419.

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Published on November 15, 2021

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