Pascual Muñoz

  • Pascual Muñoz leads research on Photonic Integrated Circuits (PICs). Dr. Muñoz received the VPI Speed Up Photonics Award in 2002 for innovative AWG with multimode interference (MMI) couplers modeling, by Virtual Photonics and IEEE Communications Magazine, and the IEEE/LEOS Graduate Student Fellowship Program in 2002. He received the extraordinary doctorate prize from UPV in 2006. From his research line, he co-founded the UPV spin-off company VLC Photonics in 2011, where the PIC design know-how, expertise and tools have been transferred, and he served as CEO from 2011 to 2013. Dr. Muñoz is a Senior Member of the IEEE and OSA.