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Yannick Lefevre

Antwerp, Belgium
Research Engineer

Education

  • PhD in Applied Sciences and Engineering (2010–2014)
    Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
  • Master in Engineering: Photonics Engineering (2010–2010)
    double degree from Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium and Universiteit Gent, Ghent, Belgium
  • Bachelor in Engineering: Electronics and Information Technology (2005–2008)
    Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium











Biography

Yannick Lefevre joined Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs in 2015, where he performs research on digital signal processing in XG-Copper, and explores crosstalk mitigation strategies in Passive Optical Networks. He received a Master in Engineering Sciences from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Brussels, Belgium and the Universiteit Gent, Ghent, Belgium, in 2010, and obtained a Ph.D. degree in Applied Sciences and Engineering at the VUB in 2014. During his Ph.D., his research activities were focused on wavelength conversion in silicon nanowires and the modeling of nonlinearities in photonic crystal waveguides. Dr. Lefevre was the recipient of an Aspirant grant from the Research Foundation–Flanders (FWO) in 2010.