Alex Tait is an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at Queen's University, Kingston, ON, Canada. He was a NRC postdoctoral fellow in the Quantum Nanophotonics and Faint Photonics Group at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Boulder, CO, USA. He received his PhD in the Lightwave Communications Research Laboratory, Department of Electrical Engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA...view more
PhD: Marcus Tamura
Marcus Tamura is a PhD student and is supervised by Prof. Alex Tait and Prof. Bhavin Shastri. His research interests include spiking neuromorphic systems and cryo-compatible photonics. He did his Master's degree with Prof. Shastri in the Department of Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy at Queen's University. He has a BSc in Engineering Physics (nanotechnology and co-op option) with a minor in mathematics, from the University of Alberta. He loves boardgames and videogames.
MASc: Mirabel Mensah
Mirabel is a MASc student under the supervision of Prof Alex Tait. She holds a BSc in Electrical/Electronic Engineering from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Ghana. Mirabel's research interests focus on silicon photonics and neuromorphic engineering, and she is committed to advancing knowledge in this field. Beyond her academic pursuits, Mirabel enjoys exploring new places, playing tennis, and actively contributes to her community through charity work.