KNOF UW - The Student Association of Optics and Photonics

Conference trips

We use our rich experience to effectively help to obtain funds for national and international conference trips. We also organise collective trips.

 

 

MiniModes Photonics School honoured in Chapter Briefs

We are proud to announce that our “MiniModes Photonics School” was honoured in Chapter Briefs: A Newsletter for Photonics Society Chapters by IEEE. It’s phenomenal to see our chapter being awarded for dedication and passion with which this project was organized. We highly recommend you to take a look at…

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miniModes Photonics School 2019

Second November weekend was the time for the first edition of a new event in KNOF calendar – the miniModes Photonics School. Three days filled with lectures, workshops, presentations and discussions. Fives speakers from different UW units. Poster session, showcasing students’ work in optics-related research groups. Quizzes, brainstorimg sessions and…

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Frontiers in Optics 2019

A memorable event from last September was the Frontiers in Optics 2019 conference in Washington DC, USA. 100 sessions, 800 presentations and 1300 participants – including three people from our Association! Besides meeting famous scientists – like Nobel Prize winner Donna Strickland – and top industry leaders, we met our…

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OPTO 2019 Toruń

During last summer break we stormed as usual the OPTO conference – meeting of optics-photonics student chapters from the whole Poland. This time we visited Toruń, where our hosts from Nicolaus Copernicus University prepared a pletora of lectures, workshops and other attractions. Each of our Associates presented their research. Social…

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NzN grant for KNOF!

Latest great grant success of KNOF! Our project “Polish Photonics Leaders”, prepared by the team of 8 KNOF students, was recommended for funding within the “Najlepsi z Najlepszych 4.0” (“The Best from the best”) programme of Polish Ministry of Science. Our Associates will be representing Univ. of Warsaw on international…

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IONS Barcelona 2019

Being a member of KNOF always means actively spent holiday break! In June 2019 six of our Associates visited the Institute of Photonic Sciences in sunny Barcelona for the IONS conference, where they showed their research, promoted Polish science and our initiatives, and met fellow students and PhD candidates from…

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8th EPS Young Minds Leadership Meeting 2019

Europejskie Towarzystwo Fizyczne (EPS) po raz ósmy organizowało w tym roku spotkanie Young Minds Leadership, tym razem w Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light w niemieckim Erlangen. Oczywiście KNOFu, jako oddziału studenckiego EPS, nie mogło tam zabraknąć. Spotkania te ukierunkowane są na umiejętności miękkie, prezentacje swoich wyników i…

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SMN and SMOK 2019

W kwietniu tego roku odbyły się dwie studenckie konferencje naukowe, w które zaangażowany był naturalnie również KNOF.   Na Sympozjum Młodych Naukowców Wydziału Fizyki UW kilkoro Członków KNOF prezentowało wyniki swoich badań, a starsi stażem koledzy oceniali niezależnie prace związane z optyką i fotoniką. Tradycyjnie bowiem KNOF przyznawał nagrody dla…

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OSA & ISE conferences

Podczas tegorocznych wakacji członkowie KNOF uczestniczyli w międzynarodowych konferencjach podczas których budowali sieć kontaktów z przedstawicielami zagranicznych kół naukowych zajmująch się szeroko pojętą optyką i fotoniką. Piotr Węgrzyn uczestniczył w dwóch wydarzeniach odbywających się w Waszyngtonie, DC. Podczas OSA Student Leadership Conference Piotr brał udział w trzydniowycm intesywnym programie wydarzeń…

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