The student talk competition was held among Master and undergraduate students in the optical physics course for the development of skills in giving research talks. This year the two sessions of competition were on 23 and 25 of May, 2017. There were in total 11 groups of student talks, covering various topics from nanophotonics to quantum optics.
Five referees from the student chapters marked the student talks and the best talk prize goes to Dan Gould and Yun Chen for their impressive talk on nonlinear optics for quantum communications. The awarding for the winners of the competition was held on 31 May in the NLPC tea room.
Session 1 on 23 May
Session 2, 25 May
Awarding on 31 May
Winners: Dan and Yun