Chigo Okonkwo

Eindhoven University of Technology

Dr Chigo Okonkwo currently leads the research track on High-Capacity Optical Transmission at Eindhoven University of Technology. He is a founding member of the Center for Quantum Materials and Technology (QT/e) at TU/e working on a multi-disciplinary approach to Quantum communications and cyber-security. Dr Okonkwo has published over 250 papers in major optical communication journals and conferences. He has been awarded a number of positions of trust; TPC chair for subcommittee on digital signal handling for ECOC 2018 and ECOC 2020 and TPC member for OFC 2020. Dr Okonkwo has graduated 10 PhD students, is currently the main supervisor of 5 PhD students, 1 visiting PhD student and 4 Senior Researcher. He will coordinate this project leading DR1 and DR2, he will also host a number of secondments DR7, DR8, DR9 and DR11.

Team member

Alex Alvarado

Eindhoven University of Technology

Yunus Can Gültekin

Eindhoven University of Technology

Thomas Bradley

Eindhoven University of Technology

Maria Freire-Hermelo

Eindhoven University of Technology

Darko Zibar

Technical University of Denmark

Francesco Da Ros

Technical University of Denmark

Laurent Schmalen

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Konrad Banaszek

University of Warsaw

Marcin Jarzyna

University of Warsaw

Cristian Antonelli

University of L’Aquila

Andrea Marini

University of L’Aquila

Antonio Mecozzi

University of L’Aquila

Tobias Fehenberger

ADVA Network Security

Helmut Griesser

ADVA Network Security

André Richter

VPI Photonics

Igor Koltchanov

VPI Photonics

Amirhossein Ghazisaeidi

Nokia Bell Labs France

Jeremie Renaudier

Nokia Bell Labs France

Imran Khan

KEEQuant

Gianluca Boso

ID Quantique

Félix Bussières

ID Quantique

Antonio Napoli

Infinera

Bernhard Spinnler

Infinera

Davide Bacco

Quantum Telecommunications Italy

Marco Menchetti

Quantum Telecommunications Italy

Saverio Francesconi

Quantum Telecommunications Italy

Ilaria Vagniluca

Quantum Telecommunications Italy

Nicola Biagi

Quantum Telecommunications Italy

Patrick Montague

NKT Photonics

Poul Varming

NKT Photonics

Michał Jachura

Quantum Optical Technologies

Teodor Buchner

Exatel

Rob Thew

University of Geneva

Antonio Manzalini

Telecom Italia (TIM)

DC1 – 11

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