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John Fredy Barrera Ramírez received his BSc, MSc, and PhD degrees in physics from Antioquia University (Medellín, Colombia) in 2001, 2003, and 2007, respectively. His Doctoral Thesis received the academic distinction of “Summa Cum Laude”. Since 2006 he has been with Antioquia University, where he is Professor in the Physics Institute and coordinator of the Optics and Photonic’s Group. He received the international award “ICO/ICTP GALLIENO DENARDO AWARD” given by the International Commission for Optics (ICO) and the International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) (Trieste-Italia 2014), he has been selected as “Future Leader 2016” in the Science and Technology in Society (STS) Forum, “Young TWAS Affiliate” of the World Academy of Sciences (TWAS), “Junior Associate” (2012-2017) and “Regular Associate” (2018-2023) of the International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), “one out of 30 scientists under 40 years old that are doing promising research” according the scientific platform “Latinamerica Science” and he was invited researcher in the frame of the program “Research Stays for Renowned Researchers”, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia (Valencia, Spain, 2011-2012).
Optical information processing, optical encryption and validation, optical data compression, diffractive optics, holography, interferometry, optical vision.
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