SU2P Entrepreneurial Fellowships in Photonics, Stanford University, USA

SU2P Entrepreneurial Fellowships 2011

Awards for Entrepreneurial Fellowships in photonics at Stanford University, USA

Applications are invited from outstanding individuals for the SU2P Entrepreneurial Fellowships 2011. SU2P is a collaboration between the Scottish Universities (Glasgow, Heriot Watt, St. Andrews and Strathclyde) and Stanford and Caltech in California.

The Fellowships are to enable exceptionally talented early career researchers to spend one year at Stanford University or one of its affiliated laboratories. The aim of the Fellowships is to allow successful applicants to develop and grow their entrepreneurial skills under mentoring provided by Stanford Photonics Research Centre (SPRC). A range of priority research themes has been identified including, but not limited to:

  • Stem cell imaging
  • Solar cell devices and technology
  • Lasers and nonlinear optics
  • Integrated photonics
  • Photonic sensors.

The closing date for 2011 applications is 11th March 2011.

Applicants are advised to contact one of the Scottish university partners listed below, in the first instance, to discuss potential projects. Applicants should NOT contact Stanford University directly. Details of the research themes of the working groups of SPRC can be found at Official Website .


University of Glasgow: Dr Giles Hammond
Institute for Gravitational Research
Dept Physics and Astronomy
University of Glasgow
Glasgow G128QQ
Tel: 44 (0)141 330 2258
e-mail: g.hammond at
Official Website .

Heriot-Watt University: Prof. Kenneth G McKendrick
School of Engineering and Physical Sciences
Heriot-Watt University
Edinburgh EH14 4AS
Tel: 44 (0) 131 451 3109
e-mail: k.g.mckendrick at
Official Website .

University of St Andrews: Prof. Wilson Sibbett
School of Physics & Astronomy
University of St Andrews
North Haugh
St Andrews KY16 9SS
University of St. Andrews
Tel: 44 (0) 1334 46 3100
e-mail: ws at
Official Website .

University of Strathclyde: Prof. Martin Dawson
Associate Director, Institute of Photonics
University of Strathclyde
Wolfson Centre
106 Rottenrow
Glasgow G4 0NW
Tel: 44 (0) 141 553 4120
e-mail: m.dawson at
Official Website .


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