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BOC Gases Bursary Award 2018

Posted on: 28 Jun 2018

BOC Gases Bursary Award 2018

The BOC Bursary is an annual award presented by BOC Gases to outstanding Tyndall students. The 2018 award was presented by Tommy Moore of BOC Gases, and Eoin O'Reilly to the winner Stefano Moroni and runner-up Saroj Kanta Patra.

Image of Tommy Moore, BOC presenting 2018 BOC Bursary at Tyndall
Tommy Moore of BOC Gases announcing the 2018
Bursary winner

Stefano, PhD Student Photonics - Epitaxy and Physics of Nanostructures group, received the award for his research on the use of site-controlled pyramidal quantum dots as sources of entangled photons to be used for quantum information. 

Image of Tommy Moore, BOC Gases and 2018 Bursary Winner Stefano Moroni
Tommy Moore, BOC Gases, presenting 2018 Bursary Winner
Stefano Moroni, PhD Student, Tyndall

Saroj, PhD Student Photonics Theory group, received the award for his research on the use of nitride-based quantum dot nanostructures for achieving next generation single photon emitters required for quantum cryptography applications. 

Image of Tommy Moore, BOC Gases and SarojKanta Patra, PhD Student 2018 Bursary Award Runner Up
Tommy Moore, BOC Gases, presenting 2018 Bursary
Runner Up SarojKanta Patra, PhD Student, Tyndall

All Tyndall Masters and PhD students, supervised by Tyndall staff or Tyndall academic members, whose research involves the institute and is beyond their first year of study, are eligible to apply.  Applications for the annual BOC Gases Bursary are awarded on the basis of research accomplishments and promise for the future. 

Congratulations to Stefano and SarojKanta!