M. Deseada Gutierrez
M. Deseada Gutierrez
Senior Research Optical Engineer, Pilot Photonics

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Desi received the B.Eng. degree in Information Technology from the Mikkeli University of Applied Sciences (Finland) in 2012, in a double degree scheme in conjunction with the University of Malaga (Spain) where she received the B.Eng and M.Eng in Telecommunications Engineering. In May 2012 she joined Pilot Photonics Ltd. where she has been working as a Senior Research Optical Engineer in the research and development of unique optical transmitters for high performance optical networks. Since March 2013 she has also been working towards her employment based Ph.D. entitled ‘Optical comb sources, their demultiplexing, and use in high spectral efficiency next-generation optical transport networks’, funded by the Irish Research Council, with Pilot Photonics and the Radio and Optical Communications Laboratory in the Research Institute for Networks and Communications Engineering (RINCE) in Dublin. She is also an active member of IEEE Women in Engineering.
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  • Montene, High School/ Dalton asked M. Deseada Gutierrez, Pilot Photonics

    Added Thursday, August 13, 2015 at 8:55 AM

    What kind of technology do you use and work with on a daily basis (or just about)?
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    M. Deseada Gutierrez, Pilot Photonics
    Answered Thursday, August 13, 2015 at 8:55 AM
    Hi Montene,
    Thank you very much for your question. On a daily basis I work with optical technology such as lasers or optical fibres to research optical communications. Optical communications use fibres and light to transmit the information instead of ...
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