Prof. Holly becomes new head of the RWTH Chair for Technology of Optical Systems TOS


Following Prof. Peter Loosen's official retirement from the chair TOS at RWTH Aachen University in February of this year, Prof. Carlo Holly has now joined him as his successor.

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Holly studied mechanical engineering and physics at RWTH Aachen University and received his PhD in April 2019 from the RWTH Chair of Laser Technology LLT with the dissertation topic "Modeling of the Lateral Emission Characteristics of High-Power Edge-Emitting Semiconductor Lasers". Holly is now returning to Aachen after working at TRUMPF Photonics in Princeton, USA, and DiaMonTech AG in Berlin.

The professorship appointment took place on April 22, 2021. In the picture: the presentation of the certificate by RWTH Rector Prof. Ulrich Rüdiger (right in the picture) to Carlo Holly. Students will soon get to know Prof. Holly personally or virtually: Starting in the summer semester, he will take over the lectures of the Chair TOS, which has been associated with the Fraunhofer ILT for years.

The staff of the chair extend a warm welcome to Prof. Dr. Carlo Holly and look forward to a good working relationship.