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T Wood CV English 2016 (c)

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T Wood CV English 2016 (c)

  1. 1. Thomas Michael Wood – Curriculum Vitae Personal details: Date of Birth : 24/09/1986 Email: Telephone: (+33) (0)7 70 30 89 16 Research Positions:  Postdoctoral Researcher – December 2016 to present – GRAPHICS (Graphene Nonlinear Photonics Integrated Circuits) ERC project (design, fabrication and characterisation of photonic components for optical communications). INL laboratory, Ecole Centrale de Lyon, France.  Research Engineer – November 2015 to October 2016 – PROMETHEUS project (fabrication and characterisation of electronically spectrally-tuneable filters for photodetectors). SATT Sud Est (IM2NP laboratory), Marseille, France.  Research Fellow (Postdoctoral) – April 2015 to October 2015 – Ultra-Parallel Visible Light Communications project (design and fabrication of organic-based light emitters). Organic Semiconductor Centre, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, University of St Andrews.  Postdoctoral Position – January to December 2014 – Fabrication and characterization of low dimensional light sources, study of plasmonic based sensors by spectroscopic ellipsometry. COSDAF team, Dept. of Physics and Materials Science, City University of Hong Kong.  Postdoctoral Position – April to December 2013 – Optical characterization of organic films and optical / electrical modelling for solar cell applications. IM2NP laboratory, Aix-Marseille University, France. Higher Education:  PhD : Doctor of Physics (speciality: Micro and nano-electronics, optics), obtained: March 2013 “Guided optics techniques for gas sensing applications”. IM2NP laboratory, Aix-Marseille University, France (January 2010 – March 2013)  Master (MPhys): Physics with Study in Europe – First Class Honours, obtained: June 2009  University of Manchester, UK (academic years 2005-2007 and 2008-2009)  Université Joseph Fourier (Grenoble I), France (academic year 2007-2008) Teaching Experience: From To Employer Role 05/2010 06/2010 POPSud, Marseille, France Scientific Demonstrator for general public and high school / college students – optics, 50 hours (approx) 05/2011 10/2013 Ecole Centrale Marseille, France Temporary teaching assistant – optics (lab classes), 52 hours 02/2012 12/2013 IUT (University Technology Institute), Marseille, France Temporary teaching assistant – Thermodynamics and electronics (lab classes), 140 hours 03/2013 IUT, Marseille, France Lecture series on renewable energies given, 1st / 2nd year university students. 04/2012 12/2013 Aix Marseille University (ESCUP – Maison des Sciences), France Scientific Demonstrator (optical illusions, holograms and 3D images) for high school / college students – optics, 80 hours 01/2014 12/2014 City University of Hong Kong Graduate Teaching Assistant – language support, 7 hours/week. 09/2014 10/2014 City University of Hong Kong Temporary teaching assistant – optics (lab classes), 5 hours Contact address: 18 Rue Marceau, 69600 Oullins, France
  2. 2. Academic Professional Experience:  Summer 2011 – 2 month PhD placement at IFSC (Physics Institute of Sao Carlos), USP (University of Sao Paulo), in Sao Carlos, Brazil. Part of an exchange program (CAPES-COFECUB) between the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo and the French region PACA. Synthesis and characterization of ceramic semiconductors.  February 2013 – further 1 week placement at USP Sao Carlos, Brazil.  June/July 2013– Participation in organisation of national bi-annual conference for Société Française de Physique, Marseille, France.  Scientific vulgarization – numerous actions for general public / school groups demonstrating the basic principles of lasers, holograms, 3D imaging, optical communications, etc. Scientific Contributions: Conference attendance  2016, 2010-2013: Journées de l’Im2np, PACA, France.  2014: NAMI, Nanotechnology & Advanced Materials Symposium, Hong Kong.  2013: Société Française de Physique’s national bi-annual conference, Marseille, France.  2012: SPIE (“Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers”) Optics + Photonics, San Diego, USA.  2011: J3N (« Journées Nationales Nanosciences et Nanotechnologies », French national symposium of nanosciences and nanotechnologies), Strasbourg, France.  2011: SPIE Optical Complex Systems, Marseille, France.  2010: J3N, Lille, France. Publications (first and contributing author)  ‘”Black” Titania Coatings Composed of Sol-Gel Imprinted Mie Resonator Arrays’, T Bottein et al, Advanced Functional Materials, 2016.  ‘Resonance modulated amplified emission from CdSSe nanoribbons’, T Wood et al., Scientific Reports 5 (2015) 15071.  ‘Pellet photonic innovant gas sensor using catalysis and integrated photonics’, T Mazingue et al, Sensors and Actuators B, 222 (2015) p.133–140.  ‘Synthesis of pure Cu2O thin layers controlled by in-situ conductivity measurements’, A Labidi et al, Ceramics International 40 (2014) p.7851–7856.  ‘The influence of TiO2 nanostructure properties on the performance of TiO2 based anodes in lithium ion battery applications’, Xiang Liu et al, Turk J Phys 38 (2014) p.442–449.  ‘Guided wave measurements for characterization of sol-gel layers’, H Piombini et al, Optical Review, Vol 20, Iss 5 (2013) p.426 – 432.  ‘Study of the influence of temperature on the optical response of interferometric detector systems’, T Wood et al, Sensors and Actuators A 203 (2013) p.37–46.  ‘Combination of guided mode and photometric optical metrology methods for precise determination of refractive index dispersion: application to polymer blend and ceramic thin films for gas sensors’, T Wood et al, Optical Engineering 52(9), 094104 (2013).  ‘Optical measurement of exposure depth and refractive index in positive photoresists’, T Wood et al, Optics Communications, Vol 291 (2013) p.184–192.  ‘Comparison of Refractive Indices measured by m-lines and Ellipsometry: Application to polymer blend and ceramic thin films’, T Wood et al, Proc. SPIE 8466 (2012) 84660T.  ‘Innovative Guided Mode Method for measuring the Penetration Depth in partially exposed Photoresist Layers’, T Wood et al, Proc. SPIE 8486 (2012) 84860Z.  ‘Wavelength and temperature dispersion of refractive index of thin films’, T Wood et al, Proc. SPIE 8172 (2011) 81720I.  ‘Enhanced light-trapping in nanostructured polymer films on metal substrates: detecting waveguide modes and surface plasmon waves by ellipsometry’, T Wood et al., in progress.  ‘High Efficiency Colour Filters based on All-Dielectric Mie Resonators for Imaging and Sensing Applications’, T Wood et al, in progress. Reviewing for Scientific Journals  Reviewer for Optical Society of America (Optics Express / Applied Optics journals) – since March 2013.  Reviewer for American Institute of Physics – since July 2014.
  3. 3. Software and IT abilities:  C++: Data treatment and optical simulation codes written. Good knowledge from 2 semesters of courses.  Mathematica (Wolfram): Optical simulation codes written. Training course undertaken in 2012.  LabView (National Instruments): Graphical user interfaces communicating with external devices for data acquisition created. One week training course undertaken in 2010.  Lumerical FDTD Solutions / Mode Solutions: 2 day training course undertaken in 2014.  Microsoft Visual Basic: Basic programs and visual interfaces created.  Linux Command Line: Notions of operation.  Good knowledge of Windows and word processing / data presentation software (Word, Powerpoint, Excel).  Extensive use of databases and search engines for research purposes (Espacenet, ISI Web of Knowledge...). Principal experimental skills:  Optical characterization: m-lines (guided modes based refractive index measurements), spectroscopic ellipsometry, spectro-photometry, optical microscopy, time-resolved (low temperature) photoluminescence, Raman.  Physical characterization / microscopy: mechanical & optical profiler, AFM, XRD, SEM.  Electrical characterization: conductivity measurements (gas sensors), I(V)/solar cell efficiency measurements, 4 point electrical measurements.  Nanoscale fabrication / synthesis: spin coating, dip coating, nano-imprinting, (e-beam assisted) thermal evaporation, molecular beam epitaxy (MBE), focused ion beam (FIB) milling, rapid thermal processing (oxide growth, etc.), atomic layer deposition (ALD), plasma etching, photolithography, e-beam lithography, VLS (Vapor-Liquid-Solid) synthesis of nanostructures, chemical synthesis. Languages:  English (native)  French – written, spoken & read fluently  German – intermediate level (CEFR A2). Associations / Societies:  2012 to 2013 – Member of executive committee and webmaster of “Société Française de Physique” (French Physics Society), Provence / Corsica section.  2010 – Secretary and active member of student association “Massilia Optica” (Aix Marseille University, France) for the promotion of optics to the general public / high schools.  2010 to 2012 – Elected representative of PhD students and participated in administration of PhD school (ED353, “Engineering Sciences”, Aix Marseille University, France). Interests / Other: Skiing, cycling, swimming, sailing, saxophone/piano, driving license obtained in April 2004. Referees: 1. Supervisor – 2016/17 Maître des Conférences, Ecole Centrale de Lyon Christelle MONAT Nanophotonics group, INL 36 Avenue Guy de Collongue 69134, Ecully, France 2. Supervisor – 2015/16 Maître des Conférences, Aix Marseille Université Marco ABBARCHI NSE/NOVA Team, Im2np FST St Jérôme, Ave Escadrille N Niemen, 13013, Marseille (+33) (0)4 91 28 84 62 3. PhD director – 2010-13 Professor of physics «classe exceptionnelle», Ecole Centrale Marseille François FLORY Laboratoire IM2NP, FST St Jérôme, Ave. Esc Normandie Niemen, 13013, Marseille, France