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Salvador Medina

PhD Researcher

Salvador is currently a PhD researcher at Tyndall National Institute and at the Centre for Advanced Photonics and Process Analysis (CAPPA).  Currently, his research focuses on polymer waveguides for cryogenic applications and the heterogenous integration of single photon emitters and detectors, and is under supervision of Dr. Emanuele Pelucchi and Dr. Liam O’Faolain. His PhD program is funded by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) under the Center for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Photonic Integration and Advanced Data Storage (PIADS), collaborating with University of Glasgow and Queen’s University Belfast.

Salvador graduated from Autonomous University of Aguascalientes, Mexico, with a B. Eng. degree in Electronics in 2018. Subsequently, he did a MSc in Astrophysics with a focus on astronomical instrumentation at the National Institute for Astrophysics, Optics and Electronics, Puebla, Mexico; his thesis consisted of the optical design of a polarimeter for a 2 meters telescope to study asteroids.