EC Lyon-DC1: Photonic Convolutional Neural Networks (CNNs)

Supervisors: Prof. Ian O’Connor (EC Lyon), Dr Fabio Pavanello (EC Lyon) and Prof. Arnan Mitchell (RMIT)

Option 1 Photonic CNN for large-scale image processing

Project: In this project we will consider implementations of high-speed low-latency photonic convolutional neural networks (CNNs) integrated on-chip based on Lithium Niobate on Insulator (LNOI) platforms. We will analyze required performance of key components which will be developed at RMIT. System-level simulations will be carried out with models built on the experimental data. Systems will be fabricated at RMIT and demonstrators will be tested at INL/RMIT for large-scale image processing applications. 

 

Option 2 Photonic CNN for low-power edge applications

Project: In this project we will consider implementations of low-power energy-efficient photonic convolutional neural networks (CNNs) integrated on-chip based on Lithium Niobate on Insulator (LNOI) platforms. We will analyze required performance of key components which will be developed at RMIT. System-level simulations will be carried out with models built on the experimental data. Systems will be fabricated at RMIT and demonstrators will be tested at INL/RMIT for edge computing applications. 

 

Option 3 Photonic CNN for safety-critical applications

Project: In this project we will consider implementations of robust photonic convolutional neural networks (CNNs) integrated on-chip based on Lithium Niobate on Insulator (LNOI) platforms. We will analyze required performance of key components which will be developed at RMIT. System-level simulations will be carried out with models built on the experimental data. Systems will be fabricated at RMIT and demonstrators will be tested at INL/RMIT for environment-sensitive safety-critical applications.

 

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EC Lyon-DC1

Research Areas

Photonics, Computing, Neural Networks, Photonic Integrated Circuits, Optoelectronics

Research Host

École Centrale de Lyon, France

PhD awarding institution/s

École Centrale de Lyon & RMIT University

Location

France

Status

Closed Position

RMIT University

Other Positions

Supervisors

Associate Prof. Andrey Molotnikov (RMIT), Professor Dr.-Ing. Thomas Niendorf (UoK), Philipp Krooss (UoK) and Dr. Markus Weinmann (UoK)

PhD awarding institution/s

University of Kassel (UoK) and RMIT University

Location

Germany

Status

Open Position

Supervisors

Prof. Jenny Zhang (RMIT) and Prof. Jose Antonio Vilar-Fernandez (UDC) and José Luis González Leal (Navantia) and Prof. Amparo Alonso-Betanzos (UDC) and Prof. Vicente Díaz-Casas (UDC) and Prof. Marcos Miguez González (UDC)

PhD awarding institution/s

University of A Coruña (UDC) and RMIT University

Location

Spain

Status

Open Position

Supervisors

Prof. Anne-Laure Mention (RMIT) and Associate Prof. Carsten Nico Hjortso (UPCH) and Dr. Marie Smed (UPCH)

PhD awarding institution/s

University of Copenhagen (UCPH) and RMIT University

Location

Denmark

Status

Open Position

RMIT and many of the REDI partners are HSR4R certified
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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 101034328.

Results reflect the author’s view only. The European Commission is not responsible for any use that may be made of the information it contains