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Cleitus Antony


Dr. Cleitus Antony (Senior Researcher and IPIC Communications Theme Coordinator) has 15+ years of experience as a scientist in optical communications. Before starting his research career, he was an engineer with Hitachi’s world-class fibre optic division – Opnext Japan Inc, Yokohama. His PhD work at Tyndall National Institute contributed to record-breaking experimental demonstrations in advanced high-capacity fibre to the home networks. He has worked in more than ten EU, international and national projects in research topics that span novel optical network architectures, optical amplification strategies and digital signal processing techniques. He is currently a Staff Senior Researcher with the Photonics Systems Group at Tyndall, co-supervising and mentoring 8 PhD students and research staff. His recent research focus is on exploiting machine learning to advance next-generation photonic networks and circuits. He holds five patents and has authored more than 50 peer-reviewed publications.