• Finlandsgade 22, 5125, 101B

    8200 Aarhus N



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Personal profile


Our research activities are presented at this link.


Nicolas Volet holds a PhD in Physics from EPFL (Switzerland), after which he worked in Santa Barbara (CA, USA), first as a postdoc in silicon photonics at UCSB and later setting up an R&D center for a high-tech company. He now heads the Group of Integrated Photonics in the ECE Department of Aarhus University. He is a Board Member of the Danish Optical Society (DOPS) and an Associate Editor for the IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics. In 2020, he co-founded UV Medico, a company based in Aarhus with the mission to fight the spread of infectious diseases with human-safe UV light. 


See our teaching portfolio at this link.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD in Physics (2014), Laboratory of Integrative and Systems Physiology, School of Life Sciences, École Polytechnique Fédérale, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland.

MSc in Physics (2009)

BSc in Physics (2007), Carnegie Mellon University

External positions

Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, SMV company (Denmark)

2020 → …


  • Photonics
  • Lasers

Areas of expertise

  • Lasers
  • Photonic integration
  • Teaching
  • Entrepreneurship