KSOP Summer School 2022

Enjoy with us the fascinating world of Optics & Photonics! Two days of discussions, lectures and networking on the latest research topics in Optics and Photonics.
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In 2022, the KSOP Summer School will once again bring young scientists from around the world together in Bad Herrenalb, Germany, to dive into fascinating recent advancements in the field of Optics & Photonics.

Internationally renowned experts as well as KSOP scientists will discuss the hot topics of Optics & Photonics and give insights into their research in regard to the five Research Areas of KSOP.

We are looking forward to fascinating speeches, extended master classes with experts from academia and industry, alumni talks, vivid discussions, networking opportunities, and poster sessions by KSOP doctoral researchers!

Date: September 29-30, 2022    

Location: Bad Herrenalb, Germany

Registration: Register below

Price: For Non-KSOP members: EUR 250 +VAT (MwSt) 

Click here to see the KSOP Summer School 2022 program (subject to changes).

If you are a registered participant, click here to see practical information about arriving to the KSOP Summer School.

The following speakers have confirmed their participation

Portrait Presenter Insititution Talk
Prof. Dr. Oliver Benson  Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Plenary Talk: Photonic Quantum Technologies


Master Class: Enhanced Quantum-Light-Matter Interaction Using Confinement in Photonic Micro- and Nanostructures

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thao Dang HS Esslingen

Plenary Talk: Optical Sensing for Motion Prediction in Robotics


Master Class: Action Recognition with Graph-Neural-Networks

Dr. César Domínguez Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

Plenary Talk: Micro-concentrator photovoltaic technology for low cost, low carbon solar electricity

Master Class: Design and characterization of concentrator optics tailored to tandem solar cell requirements

Prof. Dr. Rachel Grange ETH Zürich

Plenary Talk: Nonlinear and Electro-Optic Metal-Oxides for Sensing and Telecom Devices


Master Class: Bottom-up assembly of random polycrystals for active metasurfaces

Dr. Moritz Kreysing Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics (MPI-CBG)

Controlling the physics of cellular organisation