Conferences

Upcoming  events:

  1. Advanced Computational and Experimental Techniques in Nonlinear Dynamics 2020
    Puebla, Mexico (Oct. 26-30, 2020)
    Invited talk
  2. Seminar at Universidad Automona de Madrid
    Madrid, Spain (March 19, 2020)
    host: Antonio Fernandez Dominguez

Invited talks:

  1. Workshop on Optical Microsources
    CRHEA, Valbonne, France
  2. CAMP Seminar at Penn State University
    State College, USA (Dec. 2, 2019)
  3. Applied Dynamics Seminar at University of Maryland
    College Park, USA (Dec. 5, 2019)
  4. Seminar & 1-week visit to Advanced Science Research Center, CUNY
    New York, USA (Dec. 9-13, 2019)
  5. Noise-assisted optical sensing
    Dutch Photonics Event
    Delft, Netherlands (Sept. 10, 2019).
  6. Phase transitions in driven-dissipative photonic systems
    HPM 2019 — Hybrid Photonics & Materials International Conference
    Naxos, Greece (Sept. 30- Oct. 4, 2019).
  7. Probing a dissipative phase transition via dynamical optical hysteresis
    Dynamics Days, Latin America and the Caribbean
    Punta del Este, Uruguay  (Nov. 26-30, 2018).
  8. Critical phenomena with interacting photons in driven-dissipative systems
    XXV International Summer School ‘Nicolas Cabrera’ – Manipulating Light and Matter at the Nanoscale
    Madrid, Spain  (Sept. 10-14, 2018).
  9. Quantum simulation with nonlinear optical cavity arrays
    Invited talk at QuSoft / CWI
    University of Amsterdam,  D1.112  (June 15, 2018)
  10. Critical phenomena with interacting photons in driven-dissipative systems
    Applied Nanophotonics Retreat of the University of Twente
    Bad Bentheim, Germany (June 11-12, 2018).
  11. Nonlinear optical phenomena with polariton systems
    Seminar @ Eindhoven University of Technology
    Eindhoven, The Netherlands (Apr. 30, 2018).
  12. Critical phenomena with interacting photons in driven-dissipative systems
    Seminar @ Donostia International Physics Center
    San Sebastian, Spain, (Oct. 16, 2017).
  13. Invited lectures (90 min) at Doctoral School in Photonics
    Oostduinkerke, Belgium  (May  15-16,2017).
  14. Critical dynamics of optical hysteresis induced by quantum fluctuations,
    Seminar @ The Institute of Photonic Sciences (ICFO),
    Barcelona, Spain (Nov. 27, 2016).
  15. Condensed matter physics with light: Critical dynamics of optical hysteresis,
    Seminar @ Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology,
    Okinawa, Japan (Nov. 2, 2016).
  16. Interacting polaritons: dynamic optical hysteresis and perspectives for organic molecules
    Workshop on Strong Coupling with Organic Molecules,
    Donostia International Physics Center,
    San Sebastian, Spain (October 19-21, 2016).
  17. Dynamic optical hysteresis in the quantum regime
    Seminar @ Oxford University
    Oxford, U. K. (September 23, 2016).
  18. Dynamic optical hysteresis in the quantum regime
    Seminar @ Utrecht University
    Utrecht, The Netherlands (September 19-20, 2016).
  19. Dynamic optical hysteresis in the quantum regime
    Seminar @ Stanford University
    Stanford, CA, USA (August 24, 2016).
  20. Controlling interference by nonlinearity in driven-dissipative coupled photonic microcavities
    XXV International Materials Research Congress
    Can Cun, Mexico (August 13-19, 2016).
  21. Nonlinear physics of polaritons in microcavities,
    Ultrafast Dynamics at the Nanoscale, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology,
    Okinawa, Japan (July13-16,2016).
  22. Interaction-induced hopping phase in driven-dissipative coupled photonic microcavities,
    Symposium on Frontiers in Polaritonics,  The Rank Prize Funds,
    Cumbria, U.K. (March 14-17, 2016).
    – Co-awarded the Rank prize for the best presentation from a young researcher
  23. Strong-light matter coupling in metallic nanoparticle arrays,
    Prize-winner section of Physics@FOM,
    Veldhoven, The Netherlands (January 20, 2016).
  24. Dark-state polaritons and intensity-dependent hopping in coupled semiconductor microcavities,
    The 46th Winter Colloquium of the Physics of Quantum Electronics,
    Snowbird, USA (January 4, 2016).
  25. Strong light-matter coupling: from plasmonic lattices, waveguides, and emitters, to semiconductor microcavities,
    FOM Insitute AMOLF,
    Amsterdam, The Netherlands (December 10, 2015).
  26. Light-emitting nanoantenna arrays,
    Instituto Potosino de Investigacion Cientifica y Tecnologica,
    San Luis, Mexico (September 2015).
  27. Nonlinear optics with coupled polariton modes,
    Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium (PIERS),
    Prague, Czech Republic (July 2015).
  28. Forward-backward Light Emission Symmetry Breaking with Localized and Collective Magnetoelectric Resonances in Arrays of Pyramid-shaped Aluminum Nanoantennas,
    Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium (PIERS),
    Prague, Czech Republic (July 2015).
  29. Signatures of Quantum Condensation in a Plasmonic Nanoparticle Array
    Seminar at Departamento de Fisica Teorica de la Materia Condensada, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid,
    Madrid, Spain, (July 2013).
  30. Plasmonic light-emitting devices,
    Photonics@BE kick-off event,
    Brussels, Belgium,  (October 2012).

Contributed talks at:

  1. Annual Meeting NNV AMO
    Probing a dissipative phase transition via dynamical optical hysteresis
    Lunteren, Netherlands (October 10, 2017).
  2. Quantum Fluids of Light and Matter
    Probing a dissipative phase transition via dynamical optical hysteresis
    Cargese, France (May 8-12, 2017).
  3. NANOMETA 2017
    Nonlinear and quantum optics with polaritons in semiconductor microcavities (Programme Committee Top Picks)
    Seefeld, Austria,  7/01/2017
  4. XXV International Materials Research Congress
    Enhancing light emission with periodic arrays of metallic nanostructures
    Can Cun, Mexico, 15/08/2016
  5. 17th International Conference on  Physics of Light-Matter Coupling in Nanostructures (PLMCN 17),
    Nara, Japan, 29/03/2016
  6. SPIE Photonics Europe, Photonic Crystal Materials and Devices,
    Brussels, Belgium, 17/04/2014
    – Selected as the best talk from a PhD student by the organizing committee.
  7. Advanced Workshop on Non-equilibrium Bosons: From Driven Condensates to Non-Linear Optics,
    Trieste, Italy, 21/08/2013
  8. SPP 6: The 6th International Conference on Surface Plasmon Photonics,
    Ottawa, Canada, 28/05/2013
    – Selected as one of the best talks by the conference organizers, and invited to write a paper for a focus issue on the conference from Optics Express
  9. 2 talks at the Materials Research Society – Spring Meeting,
    San Francisco, USA, 04/04/2013.
  10. Materials Research Society – Spring Meeting,
    San Francisco, USA, 12/04/2012
  11. Physics@ FOM Conference,
    Veldhoven, the Netherlands, 22/01/2013.
  12. Metamaterials 2012 Congress,
    St. Petersburg, Russia, September 22/09/2012.
    – Selected as the best student paper/presentation
  13. Materials Research Society – Spring Meeting,
    San Francisco, USA, 12/04/ 2012.
  14. Summer School on Plasmonics 2,
    Porquerolles, France, October 06/10/2011.
  15. International school of atomic and molecular spectroscopy, 28th course,
    Erice, Italy, 10/07/ 2011.
  16. 14th IEEE Photonics Society Benelux Annual Workshop, Ghent University,
    Ghent, Belgium, 14/04/2010.