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Prof Pete Vukusic

Keynotes, Plenaries and other conference talks

Plenary / Keynote presentations at international conferences

Keynote Lecture, at the University of Exeter Festival of Discovery (in-person and online), June 2021.

Keynote & Introductory Lecture at the Faraday Discussion meeting of the Royals Society of Chemistry, Biological and Bioinspired Optics, Cambridge (online due to Covid), July 2020. 

Keynote Lecture at the International Workshop on Bio-inspired Optics and Photonics - From Metameterials to Applications, Max Planck Institute, Dresden, Germany, June 2019.

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 American Physical Society International Meeting, 16th March 2021.

Invited talk at The Scientific Legacy of the 3rd Baron Rayleigh, Cambridge, 19th September 2019.

Invited talk at the 2nd Middle Eastern Materials Science Conference, Abu Dhabi, 12th November 2018.

Invited talk at the Higher Apprenticeships Conference, London, December 12th, 2017.

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.