Honours & Awards


Travel Grant Award, SPIE Optics + Photonics Conference 2017, San Diego, United States. [Award to one Ph.D. out of about 100 of EPFL photonics students per year]

Second Best Student Presentation Award, Photonics West Conference (PW) 2016, San Francisco, United States. [Second place among 30 nominated candidates]

Best Business Plan Award, CTi Swiss Federal Training Program for Startup Founders, University of Neuchâtel & Swiss Center for Electronics and Microtechnology (CSEM), 2016. [First place among 12 participating teams]

Outstanding Student Presentation Award, Conference on Laser Advanced Material Processing (LAMP) 2015, Fukuoka, Japan. [First place among 30o student presentations in the conference]

Semi-Finalist at the Maiman Student Paper Competition, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) 2015, San Jose, United States. [Among the 12 shortlisted papers for the award from about the 1000 submitted ones]