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Golden Opportunity for UAE Students

Photonics Middle East offers a unique opportunity for budding and young scientists from the UAE schools and colleges, to present papers of original thought on the theme Light for Life. Selected presenters and their intuitions will be awarded in a ceremonious function, to be held in Dubai on 22nd April 2024. Also, there will be four student oriented interactive workshops on Hands on Holography, Vision Optics and Optical Instruments, Lasers in Healthcare, and Nano Photonics, which will be handled by Dr. P.T. Ajith Kumar, Photonics Innovations, UAE; Prof. Joby Joseph - IIT New Delhi; Prof. Murukeshan, Nanyang Technology University, Singapore and Prof. Nandakumar, Fellow, C-BLU, LYON UNIVERSITY, France, respectively.

IIT Delhi is part of Photonics ME

IIT Delhi, India’s prestigious institution with a rich history in optics and photonics research, takes part in the Photonics ME 2024. As a visionary step towards expanding its horizons of education and research, IIT has set up its campus in the UAE. IIT Delhi - Abu Dhabi, an epitome of academic excellence, brings the prestigious legacy of the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi to the vibrant landscape of the UAE. With a commitment to innovation, research, and global collaboration, this institution serves as a beacon of knowledge, nurturing brilliant minds and shaping future leaders in engineering, technology, and beyond.

PhotonicsME on the IDL Calendar 2024

We are extremely happy that Photonics Middle East is now registered as an IDL event on its global calendar, and will be actively supporting the IDL theme for 2024, which is Light in Our Lives. The International Day of Light (IDL) is a global initiative that provides a platform for the appreciation and education of light, and the role light plays in science, culture and art and in fields as diverse as medicine, communications, and energy. Proclaimed by UNESCO in 2018, the six editions to date have seen over 2500 events take place in 100 countries around the world.


OSI Partners with PhotonicsME

The Optical Society of India (OSI), India’s foremost society of scientists, engineers, professionals and industries, functioning in Optics and Photonics has partnered with the Photonics ME. OSI represents India in the International Commission for Optics (ICO). Interacting with the PhotonicsME Team, Prof. Kallol Bhattacharaya, Secretary General of the OSI and Head of the Department of Applied Optics and Photonics, University of Calcutta said that India is on the verge of an explosive growth in Photonics R&D and the related industry. During the British period, Calcutta was the cradle of Indian optics industry and the city where C.V. Raman did his Nobel Prize winning research. Prof. Kallol opined that OSI’s partnering with PhotonicsME will fuel active networking, regional collaboration and new ventures.

Dubai Healthcare City

Located in the heart of Dubai, Dubai Healthcare City is world’s first enabling healthcare and wellness free zone ecosystem, right in the heart of the Middle East’s most progressive business, innovation and tourism destination. With 10 Hospitals and 168 Clinical Facilities, the city has about 4400 Healthcare Professionals functioning. The Healthcare City houses Mohammed Bin Rashid Medical Research Institute, a world class biomedical research institute, the Mohammed Bin Rashid Academic Medical Canter and the Mohammed Bin Rashid University for Medicine and Health Sciences.

Dubai - City of Innovations

Dubai ranks number one globally for foreign direct investment (FDI) and technology transfer in the AI and robotics sectors and the city is a global hub fostering and facilitating innovative minds. With the ten year Golden Visa scheme for specialised talents, the city has now become a land of opportunities for outstanding Scientists, Engineers and Entrepreneurs.


Photonics is the future

Light is life and Photonics is the future, said Dr. P.T. Ajith Kumar, Convener of the Photonics Middle East International Conference – Dubai, during the release of the Conference Call Letter. Apart from its tremendous importance for life on Earth, light and light based technologies now play a pivotal role in Healthcare, ICT, AI, Green Energy, Defence and Aerospace, Security, and Modern Manufacturing. Recently this trend has gained more momentum and the whole technology arena is poised for a paradigm shift from Electronics to Photonics, he added. Dr. Kumar is a laser holography scientist who was consecutively awarded with innovation gold medals by the Lockheed Martin, USA.


Welcome to Dubai and to Photonics Middle East International Conference 2024. This premier annual Photonics conference is held in the prestigious Mohammed Bin Rashid University, Healthcare City, Dubai, from April 19-22, 2024. About 300 delegates, including several prominent scientists, from across the world are expected to participate and present their latest research and innovations. Unlike other Photonics conferences, Photonics Middle East-Dubai gives equal importance to R&D, Industry and Academia. In sync with this, there is a set of Special Events and about 40 prestigious Awards will be declared. The event is Organised by Photonics Innovations, Dubai and Photonyx Global, USA.

PhotonicsME Logo and Call Letter Released

His Excellency Dr. Mohammed Said Al Kindi, Former Minister for Environment and Water, and former representative of UAE in the UN Security Council and the UN General Assembly, released the Call Letter and the Logo of Photonics Middle East, International Conference Dubai. During the occasion Dr. Al Kindi opined that Photonics is going to help humanity a lot and further revolutionise several advanced avenues of science and technology such as healthcare, industrial production, security and identity and high efficiency solar energy production; facilitating a more liveable world.


Photonics Middle East Venue News

Photonics Middle East is taking place in one of the finest and most appropriate venues for an advanced research conference, the Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU). Named after His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai, Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU) is a medical university located in the heart of Dubai Healthcare City. MBRU is home to UAE’s largest medical simulation centre, surgical skills laboratory and design laboratory. The university aims to be nationally responsive and globally connected by providing access to facilities that are dedicated to connecting individuals and communities.

On the secrets of materials for Ultra Real Imaging

We are extremely happy to announce that Prof. Hans I. Bjelkhagen, the leading authority on Optical Materials and Ultra Real imaging (Optical Cloning) will make an interactive disclosure on practical recipes for Photonic Materials for Optical Cloning. This will be a very rare opportunity for imaging professionals, researchers and students to directly interact with Prof. Bjelkhagen.


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