Dr. Chowdhury presenting the overview tutorial for 49th Boulder Laser Damage Symposium (SPIE Laser Damage) titled, “Femtosecond Laser Damage: Past, Present, Future”, at Boulder CO, on September 24, 2017.

Upcoming Events

Past Events

  • Seminar at Center for Energy Research, University of California San Diego, May 18, 2018
  • Invited Seminar, Brookhaven National Lab, March 6, 2018
  • Invited talk HPLSE, April 9-13, China 2018
  • Invited talk, SPIE Defense and Security, Ultra-fast Bandgap Photonics, 2018, Orlando FL.
  • Invited talk, SPIE Defense and Security, Ultra-fast Bandgap Photonics, 2017, CA.
  • Invited Talk, SPIE Pacific Rim Laser Damage 2017, Shanghai, China.
  • Invited Seminar, Sandia National Laboratory, Sept 2017.
  • Invited Tutorial, “Femtosecond laser damage: Past, Present and Future”, 49th Boulder Laser Damage Symposium, Boulder Colorado, September 24-27, 2017.
  • Seminar at University of Central Florida, Orlando FL.
  • Seminar at Colorado State University, “High and Ultra-high intensity laser matter interactions”, Ft. Collins Co.
  • Invited talk at SPIE DS16 Ultrafast Bandgap Photonics Conference “Ultrafast Bandgap Photonics in Mid-IR wavelengths” for SPIE Defense and Security Symposium held in Baltimore, USA, April 17-21, 2016.
  • Graduate Students Drake Austin and Noah Talisa is participating at SLAC High Power Laser Workshop, October 2015.
  • Invited talk at Air Force Research Laboratory, Materials Directorate, 14th August, 2015.
  • Invited talk at Sandia National Laboratory Z-backlighter Facility, June 2015.
  • Invited talk at the Air Force Research Laboratory, Directed Energy Division, June 2015.
  • Undergraduate Researcher Evan Lang, who completed construction of the PUPIL laser, has won the prestigious Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) scholarship (, and will spend the Summer of 2014 at AFRL, Albuquerque, New Mexico working on high power laser systems.
  • Dr. Chowdhury is presenting a special Condensed Matter Seminar at Princeton University Physics Department on February, 18th, 2014
  • Drake Austin is presenting recent results at HILAS, Berlin, Germany March 18-20 titled, “Femtosecond laser solid interaction near material damage threshold at mid IR wavelengths”

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