Sebastiampillai Raymond

Sebastiampillai Raymond

Principal Research Scientist

Applied Technologies

Using laser processing to make nature-inspired functional surfaces

I am a Principal Research Scientist in the MicroSystems and Polymers team working as an experimental physicist. My research and development expertise spans areas including laser processing, photonics imaging and sensing, nonlinear and optical materials, as well as radiation imaging and dosimetry devices.

Throughout my career, I have made significant contributions to the development of novel materials and devices for diverse applications in photonics sensing and imaging, nonlinear optics, radiation detection, and the development of functional surfaces inspired by nature using advanced laser processing methods.

I am dedicated to driving innovation in my field to contribute to the development of cutting-edge solutions with practical commercialisation applications.

Areas of expertise
  • Photonics/optical sensing
  • Optical spectroscopy
  • Laser processing
  • Optical materials
  • Non-linear optics
  • Radiation dosimetry
  • CO2 capture
  • D.Phil., Condensed State Physics, University of Sussex, UK, 1995
Memberships and awards
  • Member of Institute Of Physics (IOP), UK
  • Member of Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE), USA
  • Member of Australian Optical Society (AOS), Australia
Selected publications
  • Have co-authored several publications across multiple disciplines. Several of my co-authors are from external organisations.


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