Sergey Sergeyev
    • School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

      B4 7ET Birmingham

      United Kingdom


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    I received his MSc and PhD degrees in optics and laser physics (topic: polarisation spectroscopy and polarisation laser dynamics) from Belarusian State University (BSU), Minsk, in 1985 and 1991, respectively. From 1988 to 1999, I worked at the Department of Physics, BSU in a range of different positions, from Research Assistant to Senior Researcher/Team Leader. As a team leader, I was the PI of projects related to polarisation laser dynamics. From 1999 to 2005, I moved to Sweden and acquired industrial and academic experience by working on erbium-doped fibre amplifies’ design and characterisation at Ericsson AB, Acreo AB, and Royal Institute of Technology. From 2005 to 2010, I worked at the Optics Research Group (ORG), Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT), Ireland as a Senior Researcher/Project Manager on the projects related to erbium-doped fibre amplifiers and polarisation phenomena in fibre Raman amplifiers and lasers. In 2010, I was awarded a prestigious and very competitive Marie Curie Fellowship as a Senior Researcher (topic: polarisation phenomena in fibre Raman amplifiers) and joined AIPT, Aston University. I since continued employment at AIPT, initially as a Senior Research Fellow (2012-15), AIPT Senior Research Fellow (Grade 10) (2015-18), and Associate Research Professorial Fellow (since 2018).


    1991 PhD degree in Optics and Laser Physics, Department of Physics, Belarusian State University, Minsk, Belarus

    1987/88 Postgraduate Courses on Pedagogic of Higher Education, Psychology of Teaching and Education. Belarusian State University (Minsk); Certificate in Teaching & Learning in Higher Education

    1985 Master of Science in Physics (Optics and Spectroscopy), Department of Physics, Belarusian State University, Minsk, Belarus


    2018-present Associate Professorial Research Fellow (Associate Professor/Reader), Aston University, UK

    2012-2018 Senior Research Fellow, Aston University, UK

    2010/2012 Marie Curie Senior Research Fellow, Aston University, UK

    2005/2010, Senior Researcher/Project Manager, 2006/2007 Head of Research Group – Optics Research Group, Waterford Institute of Technology, Waterford, IRELAND

    2003/2005 Consultant,Royal Institute of Technology, Department of Microelectronics and Information Technology, Optics section, Electrum 229, SE – 164 40 Kista, Sweden

    2002/2003 Senior R&D Engineer/ScientistAcreo AB, Electrum 236, SE-16440, Kista, Sweden.   

    2000/2002 Senior R&D Engineer/Scientist,Ericsson AB, SE-12625,  Stockholm, Sweden.

    1999/2000 Guest Researcher (Postdoc), Royal Institute of Technology, Dept. Electronics, Lab. Photonics and Microwave Eng., Electrum 229, SE-16440, Kista, Sweden

    1996/99 Research team leader,Department of Physics, Belarusian State University, Minsk, Belarus

    1992/1996 Senior Researcher, Department of Physics, Belarusian State University, Minsk, Belarus

    1989/92 Research Associate, Department of Physics, Belarusian State University, Minsk, Belarus

    1988/89 Research Assistant, Department of Physics, Belarusian State University, Minsk, Belarus

    1985/88 PhD student, Department of Physics, Belarusian State University, Minsk, Belarus

    1985 Engineer, Department of Physics, Belarusian State University, Minsk, Belarus

    Teaching Activity

    Modules for MSc students: EE4111 Optical Networks
    (150 hours), EE4109 Modelling and characterisation of fibre photonic devices
    (150 hours).

    Membership of Professional Bodies

    Senior Member of the Optical Society of America,
    UK HEA Fellow

    Contact Details

    Phone Number: +44 (0) 121 204 3504


    Room Number: N614

    Education/Academic qualification


    Award Date: 18 Sep 1991


    Award Date: 15 Jun 1985


    • QC Physics
    • optics, spectroscopy, lasers


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