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Seminar announcement (Wed, 3-March, 11am): "Polarimetric imaging. Applications in turbid media"

Seminar announcement (Wed, 3-March, 11am):  "Polarimetric imaging. Applications in turbid media"

We invite you to the next seminar organized by Prof. Maria Sagrario Millan, that will be held on next Wednesday, March 3rd.  The two speakers are former students of the Master in Photonics!


Speakers:  Sara Peña and Maria Ballesta (PhD candidates,Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya and CD6)
Title: "Polarimetric imaging. Applications in turbid media"

Date: Wednesday, March 3rd
Hour: 11.00h


Sara Peña Gutiérrez, PhD candidate,Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya and CD6She received her BSc degree in Engineering Physics at the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC), where she carried out research on new photonics applications in imaging diagnosis. In 2016, she worked as undergraduate researcher at IBEC. Thanks to her interest in photonic sciences, she joined the UPC Master and specialized in biophotonics and nanophotonics. She collaborated at Nanoplasmonics and Medical Optics departments modelling the treatment of cancerous cells using plasmons. In 2017, she joined the CD6-UPC team and started her PhD in Optical Engineering. The thesis is devoted to develop an optimised polarimetric camera to investigate the behaviour of the light polarization during its propagation through scattering media such as fog, smoke and even tissues.
Maria Ballesta Garcia, PhD candidate, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya and CD6  
She received her BSc degree in Engineering Physics (2017) and her MSc in Photonics (2018) at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). She specialized in modeling electromagnetic wave propagation and optical engineering. From 2016 to 2017, she worked as undergraduate researcher in CREB-UPC (Centre de Recerca en Enginyeria Biomèdica). In 2018, she completed an internship in BEMAGINE S.L (R&D department). In 2019, she joined CD6-UPC team and started her research on light polarization. Currently, she is enrolled at the Optical Engineering doctoral program of UPC. Her thesis is focused on studying the behaviour of polarized light through turbid media and exploring potential applications in adverse weather conditions.

As usual, seminars are open and recommended to all students, as part of the academic program of the Master.  We strongly recommend you to participate.