Monthly Archives: November 2014

New in the lab: Ashik M. Asafali


We welcome to VioBio Lab to Ashik Asafali, for a research stay in the context of CSIC-Bascom Palmer Eye Institute (University of Miami)- LVPEI,Hyderabad.

Ashik is a research Associate a the LV Prasad Eye Research Institute, where he is working on the understanding of the optical quality of the crystalline lens and its restoration, and a graduate student at the University of new South Wales, Australia

Maria Viñas, winner in the Emil Wolf Outstanding Student Paper Competition (FIO2014)




Maria Vinas has been awarded in the Emil Wolf Outstanding Student Paper Competition for her work, Optical performance with multi-zone multifocal designs with natural and corrected ocular aberrations link, presented at Frontiers in Optics 2014 (Tucson, USA).

This program was established in 2008 to honor Emil Wolf for his many contributions to science and the Optical Society, this competition recognizes the innovation, research and presentation excellence of students presenting their work during Frontiers in Optics (FiO).

Press release: Link


@VioBio_Lab participates in the XIV Week of Science



VioBio Lab members participated at the Week of Science events organizing an interactive Workshop of Basic Optics, and of course the already traditional Laser puzzle and Laser Maze. More information about this and other activities at LINK

Pablo Pérez, winner in M + Visión IDEA2 Innovation Contest



Pablo Pérez-Merino has been awarded in the innovation mentorship program  IDEA2 2014 (Madrid-MIT M+Vision Consortium) with its NICO project. NICO is a low-cost, portable, easy to use and high quality smartphone-based corneal topographer for all ocular specialists worldwide.

Press Release:  Link

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