Mr. Bilas Chowdhury
Graduate Student at
SPIE Involvement:
Author | Student Chapter Treasurer
Area of Expertise:
Fiber Optics Communications , Acousto optics , Optronics devices , Lens design
Profile Summary


Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL Aug 2011 - present
Research Assistant
Spatial Domain Multiplexing (SDM)
• Develop SDM model that utilizes a MIMO configuration to increase the data capacity of standard and
futuristic optical fibers
• Validate experimental results of typical SDM architecture which includes multiplexing and de-multiplexing of SDM channels
• Present SDM multi-Tb/s hybrid architecture in conjecture with Orbital Angular Momentum (OAM)
• Experiment SDM based hybrid architecture in tandem with Wavelength Division Multiplexing (WDM)
• Analyze optical waveguides which includes attenuation, geo optics, wave optics, cut off wavelength, dispersion, bandwidth, polarization, spectrum analysis, MFD
• Test equipment which includes Function Generator, Oscilloscope, Laser Sources, Laser Diodes, Fusion Splicer, Optical Modulators, Detectors, Fiber polisher, Optical Spectrum Analyzer, OTDR, Communication Analyzer, optical test benches, lens assembly

Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL Sep 2011 - present
Teaching Assistant
• Circuits Theory (I & II) ( ECE 2111 & 2112)
• Fiber Optics Communication (ECE 5351), Optical Electronics (ECE 5350)
• Electromagnetic Waves (ECE 3442), Virtual Instrument Lab (ECE 4342)

National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India Aug 2010 - May 2011
Research Assistant
Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV)
• Nonlinear modelling of AUV to get linearized depth plane model
• Simulation of PI controller to control the pitch and depth of the AUV
• Design of obstacle avoidance scheme to avoid static obstacles

Rourkela Steel Plant, India May 2010 - July 2010
Summer Intern
• Monitored power distribution in different sectors
• Conducted data analysis
• Surveyed transformer chamber
• Provided weekly report

• Outstanding Graduate 2012-2016
• Indian Council for Cultural Relation (ICCR) scholarship
• IEEE-HKN Honor Society
Publications (4)

SPIE Journal Paper | August 8, 2016
OE Vol. 55 Issue 08
KEYWORDS: Wavelength division multiplexing, Optical fibers, Multiplexing, Telecommunications, Optical communications, Multimode fibers, Fiber optic communications, Silica, Channel projecting optics, Cladding

SPIE Journal Paper | June 28, 2016
OE Vol. 55 Issue 06
KEYWORDS: Multiplexing, Optical fibers, Multimode fibers, Channel projecting optics, Fiber optic communications, Optical vortices, Telecommunications, Laser sources, Sensors, Optical engineering

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | September 5, 2014
Proc. SPIE. 9202, Photonics Applications for Aviation, Aerospace, Commercial, and Harsh Environments V
KEYWORDS: Optical fibers, Visible radiation, Silica, Cladding, Wavelength division multiplexing, Multiplexing, Telecommunications, Optical communications, Time division multiplexing, Fiber optic communications

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | September 5, 2014
Proc. SPIE. 9202, Photonics Applications for Aviation, Aerospace, Commercial, and Harsh Environments V
KEYWORDS: Multimode fibers, Optical fibers, Laser sources, Wavelength division multiplexing, Multiplexing, Wave propagation, Optical vortices, Spiral phase plates, Light, Channel projecting optics

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