Prof Pete Vukusic

Conference Talks, Seminars and Presentations

 

Plenary / Keynote presentations at international conferences

Keynote lecture at the Animal, Vegetal, Mineral conference, Yallingup, Australia, Sept. 2016.

Keynote lecture at the Insitute of Physics Teachers Conference, Brecon, Wales, Oct. 2015.

Keynote talk at the Wyss Institute 5th Annual Symposium: Bioinspired Adaptive Materials, Boston, US, June 2014.

Keynote talk at the Radcliffe Institute Symposium on Smart Materials, Harvard, Boston, US, Nov. 2013. 

Plenary talk at the Optical Interference Coatings International Conference at Whistler, US, June 2013.

Keynote talk at the Heraeus International Meeting on the Physics of the Intercellular Matrix, Bad Honnef, Germany, June 2012.

Keynote talk at the Royal Society New Frontiers Conference, Kavli Centre, Bucks, UK. Sept. 2011.

Keynote talk at the TAPPI Advanced Coating Fundamentals Symposium, Munich, Germany, Oct. 2010.

Keynote Invited and award-winning talk at the British Association of Science Conference, held in Liverpool, Sept. 2008 (Presented with the Lord Kelvin Award 2008).

Plenary talk at the International Symposium on Biomimetics: Designs Inspired by Living Systems, Khajuraho, India, March 2008.

Keynote talk at the International Conference on Iridescence, Phoenix, Arizona, February 2008.

Keynote International Conference on Diffractive Optics (DO2005), Warsaw, Poland, 3rd-6th September 2005.

Keynote talk at the International Conference on Structural Colour, Osaka, Japan, November 2003.

 

Invited presentations at international conferences

Invited talk at the DPG Conference, Bioinspired Functional Materials Symposium, Dresden, March 21st, 2017.

Invited talk at Universities UK Degree Apprinticeships symposium, London, March 28th, 2017.

Invited talk at IoP Optical Biomimetics meeting, Imperial College, London, February 22nd, 2017.

Invited talk at The Colour Blue symposium, BRLSI, Bath, November 19th 2016.

Invited talk at the GSA / HMC Conference, Leicester, November 9th, 2016.

Invited talk at the PINC Conference, Utrecht, The Netherlands, May 2016.

Invited talk at the Physics for Life Winter School, Oxford, Jan 2016.

Invited talk at Living Materials Symposium, Talloires, France, July 2015.

Invited talk at the 98th Canadian Chemistry Conference, Ottawa, June 2015.

Invited talk at the Focus on Light Symposium, Bristol, UK, June 2015.

Invited talk at the Rank Prize Conference - Perception of Iridescence, Grasmere, UK, April 2015.

Invited talk at the Natural Materials and Systems & Extremophiles Program Review, Fort Walton, US, Dec 2014

Invited talk at the Canadian Chemistry Conference, Vancouver, 4th June, 2014.

Invited talk at the Society of Cosmetic Scientists Annual Conference, Oxford, 1st May 2014.

Invited talk at the Living Light: Uniting Biology and Photonics conference, Namur, Belgium, 12th April, 2014. 

Invited talk at the Workshop on Emergent Design in Biological and BioInspired Materials, MIT, Boston, US. Sept 6th, 2013.

Invited talk at the Workshop on Nanophotonics, at the Inernational Centre of Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy, Dec 2012.

Invited talk at the British Contact Lens Association Annual Meeting, Birmingham, June 2012.

Invited talk at the German Applied Optics Society Annual Meeting, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, June 2012.

Invited talk at the International Extremophiles Symposium, Washington DC., US. Dec 2011.

Invited talk USAF Biopaints and Biosensors Symposium, Atlanta, US.  Nov 2011.

Invited talk at the Geometry of Interfaces Conference, Primôsten, Croatia. Oct 2011.

Invited talk at the British Association Festival of Science, Nottingham. Sept. 2011.

Invited presentation, Royal Society Summer Exhibition, London. July 2011.

Invited talk at PaperCon 2011, Covington KY, US, April 2011.

Invited talk at the Ophthalmology Institute of Russia Symposium, Moscow, Dec, 2010.

Invited talk at the Brazilian Ophthalmology Symposium, Salvador, Sept. 2010.

Invited talk at the Physics Meets Biology International Conference, Oxford, Sept. 2010.

Co-Organiser and invited talk at the Royal Society New Frontiers Conference, Sao Paolo, Brazil, August 2010.

Invited talk at the American Optical Society International Symposium, Orlando, June 2010.

Invited talk at the Societé de la France Opthalmologie International Meeting, Paris, May 2010.

Invited talk at the British Contact Lens Association International Conference, Birmingham, May 2010.

Invited talk at the Materials Research Society, San Francisco, April 2010.

Invited talk at the IoP Physics in the Animal World Meeting, London, Nov. 2009.

Invited talk at the Composites at the Lake International Meeting, Lake Louise, Canada, Oct. 2009.

Invited talk at the DSTL meeting on Microlight Airborne Autonomous Sensing Vehicles, Southampton, August 2009.

Invited talk at the 21st International Conference on Colour Vision and Appearance, Braga, Portugal. July 2009.

Invited talk at the Bosch & Lomb International Meeting on Vision Optics, held in Manchester, June 2009.

Invited talk at the Dublin Science Festival, held in Dublin, Ireland, Jan 2009.

Invited talk at the Karlsruhe International Summer School in Photonics, held in Karlsruhe, Germany, Sept. 2008.

Invited talk at Photon08, International Conference on Photonics, Edinburgh, Sept. 2008.

Invited talk at the Royal Society New Frontiers in Science Conference, Tokyo, Japan, October 2008.

Invited talk at the International Conference on Exploiting the Engineering and Biology of Polarization, Queensland, Australia, June 2008

Invited talk at the BBSRC International Fellows Conference, Bristol, December 2007.

Invited talk at the International Conference on Colour Design and Engineering, London, November 2007.

Invited talk at the Unilever International Conference on Multi-scale Structures and. Dynamics of Complex Systems, Beijing, China, August 2007.

Invited talk at the US Air Force Symposium on Manipulating Visual Appearances, Dayton, Ohio, May 2007.

Co-Organiser and invited talk at the Rank Prize Funds Minisymposium on Metamaterials in Nature and Technology, Windermere, UK, August 2006.

Invited talk at the Gordon Research Conference on Biomineralization, New Hampshire, USA, 2nd August 2006.

Invited talk at the International Conference on Electrical, Transport, and Optical Properties of Inhomogeneous Media, Sydney, Australia, 14th July 2006.

Invited talk at the The Future of LEDs International Conference, London, UK, 26th June 2006.

Invited talk at the Colour Vision Group Meeting, Institute of Ophthalmology, London, UK, 12th January 2006

Invited talk at the Materials Research Society International Conference, San Francisco, USA, 31st February 2005.

Invited talk at the 2nd International Conference on Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology, Queenstown, New Zealand, 8th February 2005.

Invited talk at the Optonet Photonicnet EFDS International Workshop, Fraunhofer Institut Angewandte Optik und Feinmechanik (Fraunhofer Institute of Optics), Nov. 2004.

Invited talk at the Diffractive Optics and Micro-Optics Conference, Rochester, USA, 2004.

Invited talk at the Optical Interference Coatings International Conference, Tucson, Arizona, USA, July 2004.

Invited talk at the Dielectrics at Meso and Nano Scales Conference, Canterbury, UK, April 2004.

Invited talk at the IEEE/LEOS International Conference on Optical MEMS, Hawaii, USA, August 2002.

Invited talk at the International Workshop on Frontiers in Electronics, St. Croix, USA, Jan 2002.

Invited talk at the SPIE International Conference, San Diego California, USA, August 2001.

Invited talk at the IoP Special Meeting, Optics of Microstructured and Nanostructured Materials, London, Nov 2001.

Invited talk at the British Association Invited Speaker for National Science Week, London, March 2000.

Invited talk at the Biomimetics III conference, University of Reading, Reading, Sep. 1998.

Invited talk at the The Rank Prize Funds Opto-electronic Materials for the New Millenium Conference, Grasmere, Yorkshire. (Conference prize for "Best Invited Talk"), Oct. 1998.

Invited talk at the Optical Design in Nature Conference, Bath University, Bath, July 1998.

Invited presentation, Royal Society Summer Exhibition, London. July 1998.

 

Invited Presentations / Seminars.

University of Exeter, Penryn Campus, Widening Participation Meeting, Jan 26th, 2016.

Unilever Oral Healthcare Symposium, London, Jan 25th, 2016.

Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, University of Sheffield, Colloquium, Dec. 9th 2015.

Dept. of Physics, University of Bristol, Departmental Colloquium, Sept. 13th 2015.

Unilever Research Institute Colworth Science Park, Sept. 8th 2015.

Institute of Physics, Belgrade, Serbia, Invited lecture, April 16th 2015.

Dept. of Genetics and Evolution, University of Geneva, Invited Lecture, Nov 28th 2014.

Faculty oif Science, University of Bristol, Invited lecture, Nov. 19th 2014.

Dept. of Physics, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Invited lecture, April 2014.

School of Biosciences, University of Baltimore, Baltimore, US, Invited lecture. Nov. 2013.

Advanced Technology Institute, University of Surrey, Surrey, UK, Invited lecture. Oct. 2013.

Devon Moths Group, Kennford, Exeter, Invited lecture. Oct. 2013.

Institut für Textiltechnik (ITA) der RWTH Aachen, Germany, Invited Talk, Sept. 18th 2013.

Emergent Design in Biological and Bioinspired Materials: Beyond the Rule of Mixtures Workshop, MIT, Boston, US, Sept. 6th 2013. 

Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China, Invited talk, Aug. 20th, 2013.

Hope Study College, Shanghai, China, Sept. 22nd, 2013.

Bausch & Lomb Key Opinion Leaders meeting, Invited talk, Shanghai, China, Aug. 23rd 2013.

IoP Annual Physics Teachers' Meeting, Rugby School, Invited talk, UK, June 6th 2013.

Bath Science Cafe, Bath, UK.  Invited talk, May 13th 2013.

Paul Scherrer Institute, Switzerland, Invited Talk, April 5th, 2013.

Eulji University, Dept. of Optometry, Seoul, South Korea, March 8th, 2013.

Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution. Invited lecture. April 2012.

University of Cambridge, Dept. of Zoology, Invited talk. March 2012.

Advanced Photon Source Facility, Chicago US. Invited talk.  March 2012.

Royal Institution, London.  Invited talk. February 2012.

Clarendon Labs, Oxford, Invited talk. January 2012.

University of Erlangen, Dept. of Physics, Germany. Invited talk. Dec 2011.

Marblorough College, Invited talk. Nov. 2011.

Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, Cranfield UK. Invited seminar. Sept. 2011.

Harvard University, Kavli Research Centre, Boston, US. Invited colloquium.  Sept. 2011.

Proctor & Gamble plc, Egham Research Centre, Invited talk. July 2011.

Exeter College Science Dept. Invited talk. May 2011.

Carlow institute of Technology, Ireland, Invited talk, March 2011.

University of Bristol, Dept. of Biosciences, March 2011.

University of Manchester, Dept. of Physics, March 2011.

Thornhill College, Derry, Ireland, March 2011.

Queens University Belfast, Ireland, Feb. 2011.

Royal Dublin Society, Dublin, Ireland, Feb. 2011.

University of Limerick, Jan. 2011.

Waterford Institute of Technology, Jan 2011.

University College Cork, Ireland, Jan 2011.

IoP South-east section, public meeting for science outreach, Dec. 2010.

Harvard Univeristy, Dept. of Engineering, Biomimetics Group, Harvard, Nov. 2010.

Launceston Cafe Scientifique, Oct. 2010.

University of Braga, Dept. of Physics, April 2010.

University of Chicago, Dept. of Biosciences, April 2010.

University of Hull, School of Physics, Jan. 2011

Paul Scherrer Institute, Zurich, Dec. 2010.

University of Bangor, School of Physics and Chemistry, Nov, 2010.

University of Nottingham, Dept. of Physics, Oct. 2010.

ETH (University) Zurich, Dept. of Physics and Engineering, Oct. 2010.

School of Chemistry, University of Hull, UK. Invited Talk. Feb. 2010.

Paul Scherrer Inst., Zurich, Switzerland. Invited Talk. Dec. 2009. Invited Talk.

School of Engineering, University of Harvard, Boston, US. Invited Talk. Nov. 2009.

School of Physics, University of Joensuu, Finland. Invited Talk. Nov. 2009.

School of Chemistry, University of Bangor, Wales, UK. Invited Talk. Nov. 2009.

School of Physics, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK. Invited Talk. Oct. 2009.

ETH (Swiss Federal Inst. of Technology), Zurich. Switzerland. Invited Talk. Oct. 2009

Imperial College Physics Department, London. Invited Talk. July 2009.

University of Birmingham School of Physics, Birmingham. Invited Talk. May 2009.

University of Zurich, Dept of Physics, Zurich. Invited Talk. March 2009.

Cavendish Labs (Biosciences), Cambridge. Invited Talk. Jan 26th, 2009.

Cambridge University Physics Society, Invited Lecture, Jan 9th, 2009.

Animal Behaviour Group, School of Psychology, Univ. of Exeter. Invited Talk. Jan 2009.

Shonan Scientific Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan. Invited Talk. Oct. 2008.

Daresbury Laboratories, UK. Invited Talk. Oct. 2008.

Manchester University School of Physics, Manchester, UK. Invited Talk. Oct. 2008.

Cavendish Labs (Physics), University of Cambridge, UK. Invited Talk. Oct 2008.

School of Physics, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK. Invited Talk. Nov. 2008.

Marine Research Labs, Plymouth UK. Invited Talk. Dec. 2008.

Institute for Atomic and Molecular Physics (AMOLF), Amsterdam, Holland. Invited Talk. Jan 2008.

Department of Engineering, University of Princeton, New Jersey, US. Invited Talk. Jan 2008.

Institute for Materials Research, University of Salford, Manchester. Invited Talk. July 2007.

National Physical Laboratory, London. Invited Talk. June 2007.

Falmouth School of Art and Design, UK. Invited Talk. February 2007.

Department of Physics, National University of Ireland, Galway, Eire. Invited Talk. Nov 2006.

Department of Physics, Queen's University Belfast, N Ireland. Invited Talk. Nov 2006.

Department of Physics, Trinity College Dublin, Eire. Invited Talk. Dec 2006.

Department of Physics, University of Durham, Durham, UK. Invited Talk. Nov 2006.

School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Cardiff, Cardiff, UK. Invited Talk. Oct 2006.

Department of Cell and Organism Biology - Zoology, University of Lund, Sweden. Invited Talk. Sept 2006.

Center for Biologically-Inspired Design, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, US. Invited Talk. August 2006

Anglo-French Scientific Seminar, French Embassy, London, UK. Invited Talk. May 2006.

School of Physics, University of Bath, Bath, UK.  Invited Talk. May 2006.

Society of Mathematics and Physics, University of Rijeka, Rijeka, Croatia. Invited Talk. April 2006.

The Rude Boskevic Institute, Zagreb, Croatia. Invited Talk. April 2006.

Royal Albert Museum, Exeter, UK. Invited Talk. March 2006.

National Science Week Lecture Day, "Science in Stocks; Art in the Docks", Exeter. Invited Talk. March 2006.

Colour Vision Group Meeting, Institute of Ophthalmology, London, UK. Invited Talk. Jan 2006.

The Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge, UK. Invited Talk. November 2005.

School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Queensland, Australia. Invited Talk. Jan 2005.

Department of Physics, University College London. Invited Talk. January 2005.

Department of Biology, University of Brighton. Invited Talk. December 2004.

School of Physics and Astronomy, Manchester University. Invited Talk. Dec 2004.

School of Biological Sciences, University of Buffalo, NY, US. Invited Talk. Oct 2004.

Department of Biology, University at Albany, NY, US. Invited Talk. Oct 2004.

British Association Festival of Science, Exeter University. Invited Talk. Sep 2004.

School of Physics and Astronomy, Sheffield University. Invited Talk. March 2004.

School of Life Sciences, Phoenix, Arizona State University, US. Invited Talk. July 2004.

The Maxwell Lecture; King’s College, London. Invited Talk. Jan 2004.

School of Physical Sciences, Osaka, Japan. Invited Talk. Nov 2003.

School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, UK. Invited Talk. Dec 2002.

Institute of Physics SW Branch. Invited Talk. Nov 2002.

The Natural History Museum, London. Invited Talk. June 2002.

The Science Museum, London. Invited Talk. March 2002.

School of Physics, University of Warwick, UK. Invited Talk. Feb 2002.

Institute of Physics Special Meeting, Optics of Nanostructured Materials, London. Invited Talk. Nov 2001.

Taking a Small Look at Life, invited exhibit at the DTI & Research Councils' Meeting. Invited Talk. Jan 2001.

British Association Youth Section; Invited Speaker for National Science Week, London. Invited Talk. March 2000.

School of Physics, Sydney University, Sydney, Australia. Invited Talk. Jan 1999.

CSIRO Division of Applied Physics, Sydney, Australia. Invited Talk. Dec 1998.

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