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1st Training School

HOMTech – PhD School on Optical Fiber Sensors


5th-9th June 2023


Department of Information Engineering

DEI/G Meeting Room (third floor)

Via Gradenigo, 6/A

35131 Padova



The school is aimed at students at the beginning of their PhD programme. The school program includes:

  • background information on light propagation in optical fibers;
  • overview of principles and applications of optical fiber sensors, with special emphasis on the distributed ones;
  • public speaking skills.

Students attending the school and presenting their final project on Friday are eligible to receive 3 ECTS.

The final project consists of a presentation of 15 minutes about a scientific paper.


Download HOMTech - PhD School on Optical Fiber Sensors Program (pdf 546 kB) .


Registration is mandatory, but there is no participation fee.

Only 15 seats are available for PhD students that are not HOMTech’s doctoral candidates; these will be assigned on a “first come, first served” basis.

Registration can be done at this website:

The deadline for registration is 21st May 2023.