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December 2016 Newsletter

Welcome to the Optalysys December 2016 Newsletter – your regular update on the latest developments in optical computing.  In this edition we cover our participation at supercomputing conference SC16 in Salt Lake City, UT, USA, an announcement that we have been accepted to present a demonstration at the bioinformatics conference AGBT in February 2017 in Miami, FL, USA, […]

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Optalysys welcomes new Administrative Assistant

Millie Harrison has joined the Optalysys team as Administration Assistant.  She studied at Minsthorpe Community College (a specialist Science College) and went on to complete an apprenticeship in level 2 Business and Administration from 2014 to 2016 with a publishing company, where she was offered a permanent position. Millie’s ambition is to always achieve high standards […]

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New video from Optalysys showing co-processor product

Optalysys has created a new video showing the co-processor system being developed for genome alignment.  This product will be available at the end of 2017.  The video describes the key features of the product and its initial application within bioinformatics as well as other areas optical processing technology is or could be applied to.   About […]

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Cambridge University PhD student joins Optalysys

Optical computing company Optalysys Ltd welcomes Cambridge University PhD candidate, Alex Macfaden, to the team. Alex has joined as Mathematical Modeller and is focusing on applying Optalysys’s optical processing technology to solve complex mathematical equations.  In particular he is involved with Project EQUATE and Project ESCAPE. Alex was sponsored by Optalysys during his PhD which specialises in […]

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CEO Dr Nick New speaks to MIT Technology Review

Earlier this week, Optalysys CEO, Dr Nick New, spoke to MIT Technology Review about how optical processing technology could transform genomics.  Optalysys is currently building an optical co-processor product for the bioinformatics market through a collaboration project (Project GENESYS) with the Earlham Institute (formerly The Genome Analysis Centre).  In the article, Dr New also describes […]

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October 2016 Newsletter

Welcome to the Optalysys October 2016 Newsletter – your regular update on the latest developments in optical computing.  In this edition we cover the announcement that we are attending November’s supercomputing conference SC16 in Salt Lake City, UT, USA, updates on the GENESYS, ESCAPE and EQUATE projects and jobs news. Sign-up to receive future newsletters.  

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Optalysys expands team with CAD Engineer

Optical computing company Optalysys Ltd welcomes Nicole Firth to the team as CAD Engineer.  Nicole has a variety of experience working in mechanical engineering and has joined us from Ginetta Cars where she was awarded “Apprentice of the Year”. Whilst at Ginetta Nicole was involved in developing new components for racing cars, building 3D models for […]

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Optalysys awarded booth and presentation slot at SC16

Optalysys has been awarded a booth at supercomputing conference SC16 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.  From 15th to 17th November 2016 we will be demonstrating our latest prototype at our booth in the Emerging Technologies section in room #155-B open from 10am-6pm. Optalysys CEO Dr. New will be also presenting on Revolutionising High Performance […]

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New Opening: Project Manager
Optalysys is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic project manager to join this pioneering team.
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Senior Software Engineer joins Optalysys

Optalysys welcomes a second Senior Software Engineer, Corwin Joy, to the team based in Nevada, USA. Corwin has over 20 years experience writing algorithms for high performance numerical computing. He holds an MSc in Applied Mathematics from Carnegie Mellon University and a BA in Statistics from Rice University. Past projects include OLAP visualization tools at […]

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We’ve moved!

Welcome to our new UK Headquarters office based in Glasshoughton, West Yorkshire!  We are proud and excited to announce that our UK team moved to a new location on April 1st 2017 to support our growing team and laboratory space requirements. Over the past year we have expanded to 13 employees (10 in the UK, […]

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Software Engineer joins Optalysys

Optalysys welcomes Software Engineer Omri Kalinsky to the team based in Nevada, USA. Omri has been a professional software engineer since 1998. He has a varied background of applications ranging from medical imaging, military simulation and games to business and productivity software, embedded systems and mobile applications. He has specific expertise in C++ including developing and teaching C++ […]

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