Applied Physics and Photonics

Postal address
Pleinlaan 2
Phone: +32-2-6293454


J. Van Erps obtained his PhD in Photonics Engineering in 2008 at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Since 2013, he is a professor teaching Optical Communication Systems; Photonics; Technology and Applications of Electronics and Photonics. His research expertise lies in: (1) Freeform optics manufacturing; (2) Laser-based micromachining  and 3D nanoprinting; (3) Applied Photonics Innovation; (4) Experimental work on non-linear integrated photonics.

J. Van Erps is also core lab manager of B-PHOT within the Strategic Research Centre "Flanders Make" and he has a large track record of research projects in collaboration with industry.



  1. Possibilities of advanced 3D printing to produce chromatographic supports with 1-micron resolution

    Activity: Talk or presentationTalk or presentation at a conference

  2. The Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) (External organisation)

    Activity: MembershipMembership of external research organisation

  3. Automatic higher-order dispersion measurement and compensation of a 1.28 Tbaud signal

    Activity: Talk or presentationTalk at an external academic organisation

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  1. Laureaat van de K-VIV Ingenieursprijzen

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  2. Barco Prize for Scientific Research

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  3. Best Student Networking Award

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

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