Dr. Jared Ombiro Gwaro

Lecturer-Electronics

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Areas of specialization

Electronics, optical fiber communication and laser physics

EDUCATION

2015-2019: Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering –Ruhr Universität Bochum

Title of research: Interaction of terahertz radiations with semiconductor lasers

2007-2010: Master of Science (physics) - Egerton University.

Thesis Title: “The effects of temperature variations, pressure, and bends on the quality of the output signal generated by continuous wave (CW) laser in single-mode optical fiber cable”

2002-2007: Bachelor of Science (Second class honors upper Division) - Egerton University.               

1997-2000: Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education-KCSE B (plain) - Suneka secondary school.

1988-1996: Kenya Certificate of Primary Education-KCPE 430 marks- Itierio Primary School.

EMPLOYMENT/WORK EXPERIENCE

(July2015– June 2019)  -Research assistant – Photonic and Terahertz Technology Research group of Prof Dr. Martin Hoffman, Ruhr Universtät Bochum.

(July 2012 – to Date)

 

 

(Jan2011 – June 2012)

 

 

 

(Sep2010 – Dec 2010)

 

 

(Jan2010 – May 2010)

 

Lecturer- Electronics, Maasai Mara University

LECTURING PHYSICS UNITS TO UNDERGRADUATE, AND CARRYING RESEARCH IN PHYSICS, Coordinating undergraduate projects

Assistant Lecturer-Electronics

Narok University College(Currently Maasai Mara University)

LECTURING PHYSICS UNITS TO UNDERGRADUATE, AND CARRYING RESEARCH IN PHYSICS, Coordinating undergraduate projects

Part-Time Lecturer-Physics

Kisii University College

LECTURING PHYSICS UNITS TO UNDERGRADUATE, AND CARRYING RESEARCH IN PHYSICS, Coordinating undergraduate projects

Part-Time Lecturer-Physics

Egerton University

LECTURING PHYSICS UNITS TO UNDERGRADUATE, AND CARRYING RESEARCH IN PHYSICS, Coordinating undergraduate projects

HONORS AND AWARDS

Joint Kenya-DAAD scholarship for young researchers Ph.D. training in Germany

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

IEEE student member and IEEE(photonic society), SPIE student member, Optical Society of America( student member) 

RESEARCH INTEREST

LASERS, OPTICAL FIBERS, AND TERAHERTZ TECHNOLOGY

CURRENT RESEARCH INTEREST:

Development of low-cost novel terahertz system for industrial application

PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

Journal Publications

  • Near-Infrared Diode Laser THz Systems Carsten Brenner, Yinghui Hu, Jared Ombiro Gwaro, Nils Surkamp, Benjamin Döpke, Martin R. Hofmann, B. Kani, A. Stöhr, B. Sumpf, A. Klehr, J. Fricke - Adv. Radio Sci., Volume 16, 2018
  • Compact continuous-wave THz source based on monolithic two-color laser diode Jared O. Gwaro, Carsten Brenner, Bernd Sumpf, Andreas Klehr, Jörg Fricke and Martin R.Hofmann, Proc. SPIE 10684, Nonlinear Optics and its Applications 2018, 106841Y (14 May 2018).
  • Terahertz frequency generation with monolithically integrated dual-wavelength Distributed Bragg Reflector semiconductor laser diode. Jared O. Gwaro, Carsten Brenner, Bernd Sumpf, Andreas Klehr, Jörg Fricke and Martin R.Hofmann, IET ptoelectronics special issue, Volume: 11, Issue: 2, 49 -52, 2017.
  • Terahertz wave generation from dual-wavelength monolithic integrated Distributed Bragg Reflector semiconductor laser diode. Jared O. Gwaro, Carsten Brenner, Bernd Sumpf, Andreas Klehr, Jörg Fricke and Martin R.Hofmann, ISBN 978-3-9812668-7-0. © IMATech e.V. Ratingen, Germany. GeMiC 2016, March 14–16, 2016, Bochum, Germany
  • Gwaro, J.O., Maera, J, Kirui, M.S.K, and Chombah, J.M., Factors Contributing to The Rapid Growth of Kenyan Optical Fiber Network Infrastructure, IJCSNS International Journal of Computer Science and Network Security, VOL.13 No.5, May 2013
  • Chombah J.M, Gwaro J.O, Maweu O.M, Kirui M.S.K, Nyaaga D.M. (2011). Coefficient of optical signal in multi-mode (Graded. Index) 50/125𝜇m cable at a common frequency. International journal of physical Sciences. Vol 3, No. 1 (1-7)
  • Gwaro J.O, Maweu O.M, Kirui M.S.K. (2010). Attenuation Losses Due to Changes in Curvature, Temperature, and Pressure in Optical Fiber Cables. Indonesian Journal of Physics, Vol.21 No.4 (93-99)
  • Gwaro J.O, Maweu O.M, Kirui M.S.K. (2009). The effect of pressure on the quality of the output signal generated by Laser on single-mode optical fiber. International Journal of Engineering Science. Vol 1 No.2 (31-34)

Conference proceedings:

  • Continuous-wave THz source based on an electrically tunable monolithic two-color semiconductor diode laser, Jared Ombiro Gwaro, Carsten Brenner, Bernd Sumpf, Andreas Klehr, Jörg Fricke, Martin R. Hofmann - CLEO/Europe-EQEC 2019, Munich, Germany 23-27 June (2019)
  • Compact continuous-wave THz source based on monolithic two-color laser diode Jared Ombiro Gwaro, Carsten Brenner, Bernd Sumpf, Andreas Klehr, Jörg Fricke, Martin R. Hofmann - SPIE Photonics Europe, Strasbourg, France (2018)
  • THz sources and systems based on near-infrared diode lasers Yinghui Hu, Jared Ombiro Gwaro, Nils Surkamp, Benjamin Döpke, Carsten Brenner, B. Khani, A. Stöhr, B. Sumpf, A. Klehr, J. Fri­cke, Mar­tin R. Hofmann - Kleinheubacher Tagung, Miltenberg, Germany, September 2017 (invited)
  • Generation of Terahertz radiation with monolithically integrated dual-mode Distributed Bragg Reflector semiconductor diode laser. Jared O. Gwaro, Carsten Brenner, Bernd Sumpf, Andreas Klehr, Jörg Fricke and Martin R.Hofmann- German Terahertz Conference, March 29-31,(2017).
  • CW Terahertz generation with dual-wavelength monolithic integrated Distributed Bragg Reflector semiconductor laser diode. Jared O. Gwaro, Carsten Brenner, Bernd Sumpf, Andreas Klehr, Jörg Fricke and Martin R.Hofmann, European Semiconductor Laser Workshop, ESLW2016, September 23-24, 2016, Darmstadt, Germany.
  • Terahertz frequency generation with monolithically integrated dual-wavelength Distributed Bragg Reflector semiconductor laser diode. Jared O. Gwaro, Carsten Brenner, Bernd Sumpf, Andreas Klehr, Jörg Fricke and Martin R.Hofmann, Semiconductor Integrated Optoelectronics (SIOE) conference in Cardiff, UK 5-7th April (2016).
  • Terahertz wave generation from dual-wavelength monolithic integrated Distributed Bragg Reflector semiconductor laser diode. Jared O. Gwaro, Carsten Brenner, Bernd Sumpf, Andreas Klehr, Jörg Fricke and Martin R.Hofmann, Germany microwave conference, GeMiC 2016, March 14–16, 2016, Bochum, Germany
  • Terahertz difference frequency generation by a monolithic integrated dual-mode Distributed Bragg Reflector semiconductor diode laser. Jared O. Gwaro, Carsten Brenner, Bernd Sumpf, Andreas Klehr, Jörg Fricke and Martin R.Hofmann, 7th International Workshop on Terahertz Technology and Applications Workshop, Kaiserslautern 15-16th March, (2016).
  • Chombah J.M, Gwaro J.O, Maweu O.M, Kirui M.S.K, Nyaaga D.M. (2011). Effects of Macro bends on the Attenuation of Optical signals in Multimode Graded index 62.5/125µm cable at 850nm Wavelength. Presented 22/09/2011 during 6th Egerton University international conference: Research and Expo, pg 49
  • Gwaro.J O, Maweu.O.M, Kirui.M.S.K,’The effect of bends on the quality of the output signal generated by CW laser on single-mode optical fiber- presented at Egerton University 4th Research week and international conference on 15th September 2009 at ARC.

Book publications:

  • Interaction of Terahertz Radiation with Semiconductor Lasers, Ph.D. Dissertation, Ruhr Universität Bochum, Publisher: Cuvillier Verlag,126,2019
  • Gwaro J O, Onesmus M Maweu, Msk Kirui, Factors affecting signal quality in single-mode optical fiber, LAP Lambert Academic Publishing,2014
  • The effects of temperature variations, pressure, and bends on the quality of the output signal generated by continuous wave (CW) laser in single-mode optical fiber cable, MSc Thesis, Egerton University, December 2009

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