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Maria Ionescu

Paris-Saclay, France
Research Engineer, Smart Optical Fabric & Devices Lab


Maria is a passionate researcher in the field of optical communications who joined Bell Labs in 2019. Her work focuses on pushing for higher capacity records in subsea systems, an area she has been specializing in since 2015. Her passion for technology extends well beyond optics, into artificial intelligence and its applications. She believes the innovations that have the power to change the world into a better place lie at the intersection of multiple disciplines.