Group Members

We are always looking for new PhD students, Postdocs, and Master students to join the team (see openings) !

Jump to team, alumni, former visitor and undergrad students ).


Stéphane Kéna-Cohen

Associate professor (Engineering Physics), started Jan 2014

  • BEng Electrical Engineering (Honours), McGill University, minor in Physics
  • PhD Princeton University (and visiting scholar at the University of Michigan) with Stephen R Forrest
  • Postdoc and Junior Research Fellow at Imperial College London with Stefan A. Maier (now @LMU) and Donal DC Bradley (now @KAUST)

Megha Jain

Postdoc, started June 2023

  • Postdoc Chungbuk National University (Korea) in Ultrafast THZ-IR Spectroscopy Lab
  • PhD Punjabi University

Tomohiro Ishii

Postdoc and JSPS Fellow

  • BSc Aoyama University
  • MSc Kyoto University
  • PhD with Chihaya Adachi, Kyushu University

Ashutosh Patri

PhD Student, started Winter 2018

  • BS MS Dual Degree in Mining National Institute of Technology Rourkela
  • Visiting MS in Electrical Engineering, IIT Mumbai

Alexandre Malinge

PhD Student, started September 2018

  • Bachelor Chimie ParisTech
  • Masters Polytechnique Montreal

Louis Haeberlé

PhD Student, started November 2018

  • Bachelor (Physics) Université Laval
  • Masters (Physics) Université de Sherbrooke

Orlando Ortiz

PhD Student, started September 2019

  • Bachelors (Chemistry) University of Havana
  • Masters (Chemistry) University of Havana

Pierre-Luc Thériault

PhD Student, started September 2021

  • BSc, Polytechnique Montréal
  • Trottier Energy Scholarship

Julien Brodeur

PhD Student

  • BSc and MSc, Polytechnique Montréal
  • NSERC Alexander Graham Bell Fellowship

Soufiane Kaghad

MSc Double Diploma

  • BSc Ecole Polytechnique (Paris)
  • QSciTech participant

This could be you !

See openings for more info


Félix Thouin

Postdoc, 2021 - 2023
Now: Photon Etc. (Canada)

Christian Imperiale

Postdoc, 2022 - 2023
Now: Canadian Bank Note Company (Canada)

Jian Mao

Postdoc, 2019 - 2021
Now: Associate Professor, Fudan University (China)

Junjia Wang

Postdoc, 2018 - 2020
Now: Professor, Southeast University (China)

David M Myers

Postdoc, 2019 - 2021
Now: Kulicke and Soffa (USA)

Afshin Shahalizad

Postdoc, March-September 2019
Now: R&D Director, Genoptic (Canada)

Muhammad Mohsin

Postdoc, April-August 2018
Now: Research Officer, National Research Council (Canada)

Elad Eizner

Postdoc, 2017 - 2019
Now: Applied Materials (Israel)

Aravindan Sridharan

PhD student 2015 - 2021
Now: RF Engineer, MDA (Canada)

Soroush Hafezian

PhD student 2014 - 2019
Now: Excelitas Technologies (Canada)

Fabio Barachati

PhD student 2014 - 2018
Now: PicoQuant (Germany)

Grégory Laflamme,

MScA student 2019-2021
Now: R&D Scientist, Chrysalabs (Canada)

Alexandre Malinge

MScA student 2017-2019
Now: PhD student in the Light-Matter Group

Mohammed Zia Ullah Khan

MScA student 2017-2019
Now: OzOptics (Canada)

Julien Brodeur

MScA student 2016-2018
Now: PhD student in the Light-Matter Group

John Ibrahim

MScA student 2015-2017
Now: Nokia

Former visitors and undergraduates


Master students

Adrien Rousseau (Montpellier), 2019

Charles-Antoine Claveau (Institut d’Optique), 2015

Bachelor Students

Fabrice Simo Defo, Summer 2019

Pierre-Luc Thériault, 2019-2020

Pénélope Renaud-Blondeau, Summer 2019

Charles-Antoine Deslauriers, Summer 2018

Félix Desrochers, Summer 2018

Hyeon Hwang (KAIST), Spring 2017

Romain Arguel (INSA Toulouse), Summer 2017

Frida Buitron (UNAM), Summer 2016

Manuel Ferrer (Tecnológico de Monterrey), Summer 2016

Kate Maloney (Trinity College), Fall 2015

Dilshad Surroop (Mines ParisTech), Fall 2015