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Department of Engineering

Dr Daniel Popa


Daniel Popa

Senior Research Associate

Academic Division: Electrical Engineering

Research group: Electrical Power and Energy Conversion

Telephone: +44 1223 748347



Research interests

Dr Popa's research interests include: nonlinear optics, fiber optics, ultrafast lasers, coherent Raman spectroscopy, imaging, nanotechnology

Strategic themes

Energy, transport and urban infrastructure

Fiber optics sensors

Manufacturing, design and materials

Application of novel materials for photonics


Fiber lasers for medical applications

Research projects

Graphene Flagship “Sources and Lasers”

Teaching activity

3rd year Digital Electronics

MRes Photonics

Other positions

Affiliated Lecturer 

Director of Studies in Engineering (Emmanuel)

Department role and responsibilities

Engineering Departmental Council member (West Cambridge site representative)