Content of this Newsletter: Recruitment 2013 started - New KSOP Master Program starts in October - Awards for KSOP Researcher - New PhD Students & Alumni - First PhD Seminar in RA V (Solar Energy)
Edition 04 / September 2012

KSOP starts recruiting for 2013

KSOP is preparing for research recruiting in 2013. On September 20/21 KSOP presented itself on the Naturejobs Career Expo in London and actively recruited PhD students. Furthermore, the new Master Program is starting in 4 weeks (see below). We are looking forward to more highly motivated young researchers in 2013. Besides, Research Area V has successfully introduced its activities and the new KSOP brochure was released at the beginning of September (download KSOP brochure).
Recent Events

26.09.2012 | 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
KSOP PhD Seminar RA V
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01.10.2012 | 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
KSOP Welcome Day
08.10.2012 | 1.30 pm
Presentation of new Master Students

09.-16.10.2012 | full-time
PhD Technical Module "Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory".

16.10.2012 | 2 p.m.
KSOP Executive Board Meeting
14.11.2012 | 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Company Contact Fair "Optical Technologies"
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New KSOP Master Students
On October 8th KSOP is welcoming the new MSc intake. We are expecting 42 students from 16 countries, who have been selected out of over 250 applications. To have a good start in Karlsruhe, the students receive administrative support by KSOP office. Additionally, the senior students offer networking events during the orientation week.

Awards for KSOP Researchers

Prof. Christian Koos (IPQ, RA IV) won the Alfried Krupp Award for young researchers which is endowed with 1 million euros for research and teaching. Prof. Olaf Dössel (IBT, RA III) was nominated as a Fellow of the International Academy for Medical and Biological Engineering (IAMBE) for his outstanding contribution to the research in the field of biomedical engineering.
Pictures of new KSOP PhD Students
New PhD Students & Alumni

KSOP welcomes 4 new PhD students. We wish you a successful start and exciting time in KSOP! Congratulations and wishes for success in all future endeavors go to the new alumni of the PhD Program: Dr. Holger Rapp, Dr. Ninette Stürzl, Dr. Marko Brammer, Dr. David Hillerkuß, Dr. Paolo Longo, and Dr. Martin Roser.
Further Information
KSOP PhD Seminar
First PhD Seminar RA V

We invite all KSOP PhD students to the first PhD Seminar in RA V which takes place on September 26, 2012 in the HECTOR Auditorium of the International Department. Felix Nickel (LTI, KIT), Thomas Schnabel (ZSW) and Felipe Cuevas (Fraunhofer ISE) will present their PhD projects, followed by a social event for all participants.
Further Information
KSOP - Karlsruhe School of Optics & Photonics
Schlossplatz 19
76131 Karlsruhe (Germany)
Tel.: +49 (0)721 608 47880
Fax: +49 (0)721 608 47882