The Karlsruhe School of Optics and Photonics (KSOP) of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) provides young researchers with excellent education and research conditions in the area of optical technologies. KSOP was the first graduate school of KIT and founded in 2006. It was successful in the Excellence Initiative twice. KSOP conducts interdisciplinary research into key technologies for many scientific and industrial applications. On December 07, 2016, 4 p.m., KSOP will celebrate its 10th anniversary at IHK Karlsruhe.
For further information about the KSOP: https://www.ksop.kit.edu/
10th Anniversary of KSOP
December 7, 2016
Industrie- und Handelskammer (IHK) Karlsruhe, Saal Baden
Lammstraße 13-17, 76131 Karlsruhe
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Holger Hanselka
President of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Welcome & Greetings
Dr.-Ing. Herbert Zeisel
Head of the Directorate Key Technologies for Growth at the Federal Ministry of Education and Research
Dr. Simone Schwanitz
Director at the Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts of Baden-Wuerttemberg
Prof. Dr. Uli Lemmer
Scientific Coordinator of KSOP, KIT
10 Years of KSOP: Optical Technologies are Changing the World!
Dr. Amitabh Banerji
Assistant Professor at the University of Cologne
Science Slam: Fantastic Plastic ? Implementing OLEDs in Chemistry Classes
Prof. Dr. Ferenc Krausz
Director of the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics
Electrons in Real Time
Prof. Dr. Michael Kaschke
CEO of the Carl Zeiss AG
Optics and Photonics ? Key Enabling Technologies for the 21st Century ? Still True?
Dr.-Ing. Judith Elsner
Managing Director of KSOP & the International Department of the KIT
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