Invited talks and lectures

  1. National Science Day 2022, “Light manipulation – the Nano-optics Way.” St. Pauls College, Kalamassery, Kerala, 26th February 2022
  2. Interview for OPN, June 2021
  3. Shaping Light with Diffractive and Meta-Optics, SPARC Project Workshop on “Shaped Light for Novel Studies in Imaging and Measurement,” jointly organised this workshop with Univ. of St. Andrews.  22nd March 2021
  4. Generation of Complex Light for Imaging Applications, Univ. of Sydney & IIT Madras Translational Health Science Joint Workshop on Bioengineering, 15th – 16th March 2021
  5. Want to come on a journey with me? I travel light, IEEE Women in Photonics Spotlight Lecture, International Women’s Day talk, 8th March 2021
  6. Shaping Light with Specially Shaped Optics, National Science Day Celebrations, Webinar organised by PG and Research Department of Physics, NGM College, Pollachi, 1 March 2021
  7. Manipulating Light, Talk hosted by the IISST OSA and SPIE student chapters, Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, 13th November 2020
  8. Shrinking Optics, Expanding Possibilities, Photonics Colloquium hosted by OSA IITM student chapter, 31st July 2020 
  9. Diffractive Optics: From fundamentals to applications, Summer School on Optics and Photonics SOAP 2019, IISc Bangalore, 21st June 2019
  10. Let There be Light, International Day of Girls and Women in Science, IMSC, Chennai 11th February 2019
  11. Let There be Light, Vigyan Jyoti Programme, IIT Palakkad, 15th May 2018
  12. An Introduction to Complex Light and its Applications, Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Stuttgart, Germany, titled “An Introduction to Complex Light and its Applications”. Contact person: Prof. Joachim Spatz and Dr. Kahraman Keskinabora,  20th November 2017
  13. Subwavelength Diffractive Optics – IAP, KIT Institute colloquium at the Institute for Applied Physics, KIT, Karlsruhe, Germany, 17th November 2017
  14. Manipulating light using Diffractive Optics, Institute for Optics and Precision Engineering,  Fraunhofer IOF, Jena, Germany. Contact person: Prof. Robert Brunner, 13th November 2017
  15. Diffractive Optics: Where Small Dominates, Physics Department, Univ. Of St. Andrews, Scotland. Contact person: Prof. Kishan Dholakia, 3rd November 2017
  16. Photonics at IIT Madras, FDP on “Recent advances in Engineering Physics,” R V College of Engineering, Bengaluru, 2nd March 2017
  17. MOEMs & MEMs based measurements, SERB school on Optical Metrology conducted in Tezpur University, June 2016
  18. CAM video, OSA board
  19. Introduction to Optical MEMS, Faculty Development Programme on “Mechatronics and Intelligent Systems” organised by the Departments of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Design, IIT Madras, July 2015
  20. My Experiments with Light, Technical Programme on the event of Women’s Day, IIT Madras, March 2014
  21. Design and Fabrication of Optical MEMS, Colloquium, Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Stuttgart, Germany, 9th January 2014
  22. All fibre based Optical Coherence Tomography System, Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Stuttgart, Germany, 19th July 2013
  23. An Introduction to Diffractive Optics and their fabrication using E-Beam Lithography and FIB Milling, Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Stuttgart, Germany, 12th July 2013
  24. An Introduction to Optical Engineering, Workshop on Photonics and Optical Engineering VIT, February 2012
  25. Opto-electronics Research at IIT Madras, Workshop on Engineering and Science, International Symposium on Electronic Design (ISED), Rajagiri School of Engineering & Technology (RSET), Kochi, December 2011
  26. Everyday Optics, Celebrating 50 years of the Laser, Vivekananda College, Chennai, February 2011
  27. Shaping Light with Diffractive Optics, NCBS, Bangalore, March 2010
  28. Fibre Interferometry, POF, Institute of Applied Sciences, Nuernberg, Germany, July 2009
  29. Fibre Interferometry, EPFL Neuchatel, Switzerland, July 2009
  30. Solar lighting using the Sollektor, International Seminar on Emerging Technologies & Strategies for Energy Management in Railways, October 2008
  31. Interferometric Metrology: An Introduction, Short term course on Applications of lasers in Sensing and Measurements, organised by the Department of Engineering Design, IIT Madras, July 2008.
  32. Applications of Optical MEMS, Workshop on MEMS, SRM University, February 2008
  33. Including reliability in the design of optical micro electro mechanical systems, SPIE Newsroom, , May 2007
  34. An Introduction to Optical MEMS, Workshop on MEMS, SRM University, March 2007
  35. Introduction to Optical MEMS,  Analog Devices Inc., Bangalore, September 2005
  36. MEMS Technology for Optical Networking Components, Faculty Development Programme, Department of ECE, Anna University, Guindy June 2005
  37. Short term course on MEMS, organised by the Electrical Engineering Department, IIT Madras,  January 2003.
  38. Double-layer digital versatile disc (DVD) pickups integrating optoelectronic and diffractive optics, SPIE, India Chapter, IIT Madras, August 2000
  39. Optical Interconnections and optical computing, Colloquia at the Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar, April 7th, 1998.