Our research is interdisciplinary and consequently collaborations, both formal and informal,are critical to our work allowing us to access the expertise we potentially lack, to give further impact to our research activities as well as to create new opportunities... Some of the present and past collaborations and interactions include the following institutions...

Academic  & Industrial


France , Germany , Italy , Japan , Korea , Senegal , United Kingdom




CEA - Saclay

Laboratoire d'Electronique et nanoPhotonique Organique  (LEPO)

Dr Fabrice Charra

Institut Charles Gerhardt ENS Chimie Montpellier

Ingénierie et Architectures Macromoléculaires

Dr Patrick Lacroix-Desmazes

Institut de Physique et Chimie des Matériaux de Strasbourg (IPCMS) - CNRS-Université de Strasbourg


Dr Jean-Yves Bigot
Dr Alain Fort
Dr Benoît Heinrich
Dr Stéphane Mery
Dr Mircea Vomir

Université Pierre and Marie Curie

Institut Parisien de Chimie Moléculaire, Chimie des Polymères

Dr Fabrice Mathevet

Université Claude Bernard Lyon I

Laboratoire des Multi-materials et Interfaces (LMI)

Prof Arnaud Brioude
Dr Mathieu Maillard



karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Unabhängiger Nachwuchsgruppenleiter Biophotonik

Dr Timo Mappes

karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Institute of Toxicology and Genetics

Dr Irina Nazarenko


Institut für Photonische Technologien

Dr Christoph krafft



Sapienza Universita di Roma

Diparimento di Fisica  - Complex Light

Dr Claudio Conti




Supramolecular Science Laboratory

Dr Tetsuya Aoyama
Dr Masuki Kawamoto
Dr Takafumi Sassa


Surface and Interface Science Laboratory

Dr Yousoo Kim

Kyushu University

Center for Organic Photonics and Electronics Research (OPERA)

Prof Chihaya Adachi
Prof Jean-Charles Ribierre



Ewha W. University

Div. of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
CNRS-Ewha International Research Center (CERC)

Prof Jeong Weon Wu
Dr Kwang Jin Lee
Prof Dong-Wook Kim

Pukyong National University

Department of Chemical Engineering

Prof Ju-Hyung Kim

Sogang University

Biological Interfaces

Prof Kwanwoo Shin



Université Gaston Berger (St Louis)

U.F.R. de Sciences Appliquées et de Technologie

Dr André Faye

United Arab Emirates


Masdar Institute of Science and Technology

Nano-Optics and Optoelectronics Research Laboratory

Khalid Marbou
Dr Calvyn T. Howells
Prof Marcus S. Dahlem

United Kingdom


University of St Andrews


Prof Michael Bühl
Prof David Cole-Hamilton
Dr Richard Baker
Dr Gordon Florence
Dr Steve M Francis
Dr Herbert Frutchl
Dr Tanja van Mourik

University of St Andrews

Synthetic Optics Group

Dr Andrea di Falco  

University of St Andrews

Optical Trapping Group

Prof Kishan Dholakia Dr David Stevenson
Rob Marchington
Woei Ming Lee (Steve Lee, now in ANU)

University of St Andrews

Organic Semiconductor Optoelectronics research group  and Organic Semiconductor Centre (OSC)

Prof Ifor Samuel
Dr Graham Turnbull
Dr Ashu Bansal
Dr Salvatore Gambino
Dr Arvydas Ruseckas

University of St Andrews

Superconductivity and Magnetism research group

Prof Stephen Lee

University of Dundee

Institute for Medical Science and Technology (IMSaT)

Prof Andreas Melzer
Prof Sir Alfred Cuschieri
Dr Stuart Brown
Dr Lijun Wang
Dr Zhigang Wang

University of Dundee

College of Life Science

Dr Suzanne Duce

University of Dundee

Biophotonics group  and IMSaT

Dr Mike MacDonald

University of Dundee

Applied Optical Manipulation Group

Dr David McGloin

University of Edinburgh

School of Physics  and CSEC

Prof M.I. McMahon

University of Glasgow

School of Physics and Astronomy

Prof John Chapman
Dr Donald McLaren

Heriot-Watt University

Department of Chemical Engineering

Dr Henry Bock

Queen's University Belfast

School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

Dr Mark Muldon
Dr Kris Anderson