Mounika Rapolu was born in India, where she graduated Integrated Masters in Physics with specialization in optics from University of Hyderabad. She was a recipient of Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE), a merit fellowship during her Integrated Masters in Physics for a span of 5 years. She is also recipient of Assured Opportunity for Research Careers (AORC) fellowship. She had worked in field of Optical tweezers, Nonlinear optics, Ultrafast spectroscopy during her projects. Her scientific research resulted in form of some peer reviewed international publications.
Marcin Marzejon was born in Tczew (northen Poland) where he graduated all levels of Polish school system with top scores. He obtained B. Sc. and M. Sc. degrees in Electronics and Telecommunications from Gdańsk University of Technology in 2016 and in 2017, respectively. Both B. Sc. and M. Sc. diploma projects were research on low-coherence, interferometric fiber-optic sensors and have been honoured by Authorities of the Faculty of Electronics, Telecommunications and Electronics Gdańsk University of Technology. Marcin began his Doctoral Studies in October 2017.
Saeed Samaei was born in Tehran, where he received his M.Sc. in Photonics from Shahid Beheshti University in 2016. At the beginning of 2017 he came to Poland to join Biomedical Optics Laboratory leaded by Prof. Adam Liebert (at IBIB PAN), and worked as an early stage researcher in a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks (ITN-ETN) program project.