Women in Photonics

A highly technological field such as photonics has many male scientists, but also a growing number of female scientists. This means that UN Global Goal 5, the sustainable goal that focuses on achieving worldwide gender equality and the emancipation of all women and girls, is being implemented in daily life more and more.

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In short

  • More gender equality worldwide and the emancipation of all women and girls
  • A conference lunch will be organised for the women in photonics during the 2018 Photonics Event, in the context of more diversity
Congress lunch with female guest speaker

A conference lunch will be organised for the women in photonics during the 2018 Photonics Event, in the context of more diversity. The guest speaker is Natallia Uzunbajakava. She obtained an engineering degree at the University of Twente as a student and subsequently obtained her PhD in biophysics.

Light-based diagnosis

Natallia Uzunbajakava conducts industrial research within Philips Personal Care & Wellness as a senior scientist and works on topics such as sensitive skin, light-based diagnostics and treatment, energy-based devices, skin rejuvenation, wound healing and hair regrowth. Central to her research is the question of how human skin can be positively influenced by so-called “energy-based devices”; devices that use the energy of light, radiofrequency or ultrasound, among other things. She had a substantial contribution as a co-author to 33 scientific publications and 21 patent applications. Natallia Uzunbajakava is a Fellow of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, and a frequent speaker at conferences on cosmetic dermatology, aesthetics, and skin and hair biology.

 

Date: 18 June 2018
Source of tekst: Universiteit Twente
Author: Twente.com