International Day of Light 2022!

MOCCA ESR Victor Vassiliev participated in an outreach event organized by Student Chapter for the Optics&Photonics societies at Aston University.



IEEE Day 2021!

To celebrate IEEE Day 2021 we prepared a brochure, where MOCCA ESRs wrote about the connection of the topic “LEVERAGING TECHNOLOGY FOR A BETTER TOMORROW” with the project MOCCA.

You can read the brochure here


International Day of Light 2021!

To celebrate the International Day of Light 2021 MOCCA ESRs Victor Vassiliev, Francesco Talenti and Avinash Kumar explain how their research relates to the concept of ‘light’: Check out the Aston Institute of Photonic Technology brochure here


On line lessons on photonics for high school students!

MOCCA ESRs Loredana Massaro and Francesco Talenti are organizing a series of lessons for Italian high school students. The first two lesson (19 and 26 January 2021) were aimed at students of the high school “Liceo Visconti” in Rome. The objective of the lesson was to familiarize students with Photonics and in particular with frequency combs. Lessons are currently held remotely due to the Covid pandemic. One more lessons (25 February  2021) was aimed at the student of the “Liceo Scientifico Guido Castelnuovo”, Florence, ITALY. 

Celebrating International women’s week at Aston!

MOCCA ESR Victor Vassiliev participated in an outreach event organized by the student branch of the Optics Organizations at Aston university.The event (held on March 2, 2020) was organized within the celebration for the International women’s week and its aim was to explain optics to undergraduate students.

February 24, 2020: Outreach activity directed at ERASMUS Mundus students.

At Aston, the Project Managers of FONTE-EID REAL-NET and  MOCCA, lead an Outreach Activity aimed at student in two photonics-related ERASMUS MUNDUS JOINT MASTERS DEGREE (EMJMD) programmes: SMARTNET and  PIXNET. The aim of the event was to inform Erasmus student about the appotunities offered by MSCA post-graduate programmes.