Message from David V. Plant

David V. Plant

Welcome to my website.

Have a look around and learn more about what we do at the Plant Group at McGill University.

I hope you enjoy your visit.

Dave

Fibre Optic Research for the 21st Century

How can 20th-century fibre optics handle the connectivity needs of the 21st-century? Engineer David Plants lab is in a global race to meet the demands of high-definition video

Current Openings

Immediate openings for Post-Docs exist in the Plant-Group. Researchers interested in the following topics are encouraged to apply:

  • Fiber optic transmission systems
  • Optical Interconnects
  • Nanophotonics
  • Silicon photonics
  • Optoelectronics
  • Fiber optics
  • Photonic Integration

Please send your CV to: david.plant@mcgill.ca



Latest News

  • D. Plant awarded prestigious Killam Fellowship (2013-2015) Website
  • Student awards:

    2013 IEEE Photonics Society Best Graduate Student Fellowship (international award)
    Q. Zhuge

    2013 Post-Doctoral Fellow, Si-EPIC Scholar, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (national award)
    W. Shi

    2013 SPIE Scholarship in Optics and Photonics (international award)
    Q. Zhuge

    2013 Nominated for the Prix d'excellence de l'Association des doyens des études supérieures au Québec (l'ADESAQ)
    Z. Tian

    2012-2014 Si-EPIC Scholar, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (national award)
    D. Patel

    2012-2016 Si-EPIC Scholar, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (national award)
    Q. Zhong

    2013 Nominated for the Prix d'excellence de l'Association des doyens des études supérieures au Québec (l'ADESAQ)
    Z. Tian

    2012 First prize of the best student paper of Asia Communications and Photonics Conference (international award)
    Q. Zhuge, X. Xu, M. Mousa-Pasandi, M. Morsy-Osman, Z. A. El-Sahn, M. Chagnon, and D. V. Plant

    2012 SPIE Scholarship in Optics and Photonics (international award)
    Z. Tian

    2012 D.W. Ambridge Prize
    B. J. Shastri

    2012 Nominated for the Prix d'excellence de l'Association des doyens des études supérieures au Québec (l'ADESAQ)
    B. J. Shastri

    2012 Corning Outstanding Student Paper Competition Finalist,Optical Fiber Communications Conference, for a paper entitled “Linewidth-Tolerant Low Complexity Pilot-Aided Carrier Phase Recovery for M-QAM using Superscalar Parallelization,” (international award)
    Q. Zhuge, M. E. Pasandi, X. Xu, B. Châtelain, Z. Pan, M. Osman and D. V. Plant

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