News archive


Covid19: Brief explanation of how a disease spreads based of the dynamics of the classical SIR model, and its analogy with the dynamics of a pulsed laser, provided by A. Giacomotti (CNRS)

ESR Ana Rodríguez presented Be-Optical research in Photonics West


Tommaso Alterini (ESR 8) and Donatus Halpaap (ESR 11) contributed to the ECBO 2019 conference in Munich, Germany, 23-27 June 2019

16th of May: The International Day of Light

Final Be-Optical Conference, July 3-4, Göttingen, Germany

4th Be-Optical Workshop, March 11-12, Berlin, Germany. Preliminary program of the workshop is now available

ESRs Ana Rodríguez and Alfonso Jimenez and PI Irek Grulkowsky presented Be-Optical research in Photonics West

ESR Pablo Amil paper on ordering and classification of OCT anterior chamber images (work done is collaboration with IMO experts, and supervised by PIs C. Masoller and U. Parlitz) was published in Scientific Reports

We welcome ESR Maria Masoliver that has joined the Be-optical project in NCU (Feb. 2019)


Be-Optical participated in the 2018 European Researcher's Night at imagin café, Barcelona

Be-Optical Workshop, October 7-12, Alcúdia, Spain

Prof. Kishan Dholakia and Prof. Maciej Wojtkowski present BE-OPTICAL results in the EU Project result dissemination Session in the European Optical Society Biennial Meeting (EOSAM, Delft, Netherlands October 11, 2018.

Michał Hamkało (ESR 7, supervised by Prof. Maciej Wojtkowski) was awarded with 1st Place Award for Student Poster Presentation on the Speckle2018 SPIE conference.

Tommaso Alterini (ESR 8, supervised by Dr. Meritxell Vilaseca) was awarded with the Best Young Researcher award from SEDOPTICA.

Tommaso Alterini, and Ana Rodríguez contributed to the RNO Annual Meeting 2018 Conference in Castelló, València.

Hands-on Training Workshop on "all about eyes" at IMO. 1-2 June, 2018 in Barcelona

Tommaso Alterini, Jaume Pujol and Ireneusz Grulkowski contributed to the Association for Research in Vision and Ophtalmology Annual Meeting 2018 Conference in Hawaii.

Predicting Transitions in Complex Systems. International Workshop at Dresden, Germany. 23-27 April 2018.

Adrià Escobet (ESR 2) contributed to the Focus on Microscopy 2018 conference in Singapore.

International Symposium on “Single Photon based Quantum Technologies” at PicoQuant. May 30-June 1, 2018 in Berlin, Germany

Michał Hamkało (ESR 7) contributed to the SPIE Photonics West Bios Conference at San Francisco California.

2nd Be-Optical Workshop, March 18-19, 2018, La Grande-Motte, Montpellier, France.

2018 Quantitative BioImaging Conference, Göttingen, 4-6 January


Be-Optical project appears in the press, December 19, 2017

150th anniversary of the birthday of Maria Skłodowska-Curie

European Comission highlights BeOptical Project, 15 September 2017

Be-Optical Mid-Term Review Meeting, September 25, Alcúdia, Spain.

1st Be-Optical Workshop. Alcúdia, September 25-29, 2017.

2018 Quantitative BioImaging Conference, Göttingen, 4-6 January

Honorary patronage over the 2nd BE-OPTICAL School. Torun, May 2-5, 2017

Science slam of European training networks. Barcelona, March 3, 2017

3rd Anterior Segment Academy. Barcelona, April 21-22, 2017

2nd Be-Optical School, May 2-5


1st Be-Optical School, November 14-18, 2016

Kishan Dholakia was awarded with the R. W. Wood Prize from OSA

Cristina Masoller was awarded as a new OSA Fellow Member

Picoquant workshops and courses


Kick off meeting

Be-Optical Video

Project brochure