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Aleksandra Kaszubowska

Funded Investigator


She was awarded a PhD from Dublin City University (DCU) in 2004 for work in the area of broadband access networks using hybrid radio/fiber systems.

Subsequently, she worked as a postdoctoral researcher at DCU, focusing on Radio over Fibre networks as well as the application of fast tunable lasers in an optical packet switched systems.

In 2008, Dr. Kaszubowska joined an Irish start-up company Intune Networks Ltd, as a senior optical engineer, where she worked on developing the world’s first optical packet switched network. She returned to academia in 2014 when she joined the CTVR/CONNECT group at Trinity College Dublin as a strategic research coordinator. Currently, she a Senior Research Fellow in the School of Engineering, TCD, a principal investigator on Science Foundation Ireland and Enterprise Ireland funded grants and a co-director of Photonic System and Sensing Group, DCU.

Her main research interests include spectrally efficient modulation formats, flexible optical networks, real-time programmable transmitters,  THz transmission and photonic sensing systems. She has published over 100 articles in internationally peer reviewed journals and conferences.

She is a reviewer for journals such as IEEE Photonics Technology LettersIEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology, IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics and IET Communications, an associate editor for Optical and Quantum Electronics Journal. She has also been involved in reviewing several of the European Union Framework 7 STREP and Horizon 2020 projects.

Dr Kaszubowska is also a senior member of the IEEE.


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