Prof. David Moss

Director, Optical Sciences Centre
Swinburne University of Technology


David J. Moss is Director of the Optical Sciences Centre at Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne, Australia, since 2016. He was with RMIT University in Melbourne, 2014-16, the University of Sydney 2004 – 14 and JDS Uniphase in Ottawa Canada from 1998-2003.

From 1994-98 he was a Senior Research Fellow with the Optical Fiber Technology Centre at Sydney University prior to which he was a visiting Scientist with Hitachi Central Research Laboratories in Tokyo, Japan,1992-94.

From 1988-92 was with the National Research Council of Canada in Ottawa. He received his PhD from the University of Toronto in Physics and BSc from the University of Waterloo.

He won the 2011 Australian Museum Eureka Science Prize and Google Australia Prize for Innovation in Computer Science. He is a Fellow of the IEEE Photonics Society, Optica (formerly the OSA) and the SPIE.

His research interests include optical microcombs, integrated nonlinear optics, quantum optics, microwave photonics, optical neural networks, optical networks and transmission, 2D materials including graphene oxide for nonlinear optics, optical signal processing, nanophotonics, and biomedical photonics for cancer diagnosis and therapy.