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Ir. Andrew Katumba 

This person is working in this group since 2013.
Affiliation: Ghent University
Department of Information Technology (INTEC)
Address: Technologiepark-Zwijnaarde 126
9052 Ghent
Belgium
Office: iGent, Office 150.27
Phone: +32-9-264 3447
E-mail: andrew.katumba@ugent.be
ORCID: 0000-0001-7699-8426
ResearchGateID: Andrew_Katumba
LinkedIn: andrew-katumba-a6087050
Research Area: Nanophotonic Reservoir Computing
PhD Thesis: Andrew Katumba, Energie-efficient fotonisch neuromorf rekenen voor telecommunicatietoepassingen, Energy-Efficient Photonic Neuromorphic Computing for Telecommunication Applications, 2/2019
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Publications (46)

    International Journals

  1. A. Lugnan, A. Katumba, F. Laporte, M. Freiberger, S. Sackesyn, C. Ma, E.J.C. Gooskens, J. Dambre, P. Bienstman, Photonic neuromorphic information processing and reservoir computing, APL Photonics (invited), 5, p.020901 doi:10.1063/1.5129762 (2020)  Download this Publication (2.9MB).
  2. M. Freiberger, C. Ma, S. Sackesyn, A. Katumba, P. Bienstman, J. Dambre, Improving time series prediction with networks and ensembles of passive photonic reservoirs, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics (invited), 26(1), p.7700611 doi:10.1109/JSTQE.2019.2929699 (2020)  Download this Publication (1.2MB).
  3. S.G.-C. Carrillo, E.Gemo, X. Li, N. Youngblood, A. Katumba, P. Bienstman, W. Pernice, H. Bhaskaran, C.D. Wright, Behavioral modeling of integrated phase-change photonic devices for neuromorphic computing applications, APL Materials, 7, p.091113 doi:10.1063/1.5111840 (2019)  Download this Publication (1.4MB).
  4. M. Freiberger, A. Katumba, P. Bienstman, J. Dambre, Training Passive Photonic Reservoirs with Integrated Optical Readout, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, 30(7), p.1943-1953 doi:10.1109/tnnls.2018.2874571 (2019).
  5. A. Katumba, X. Yin, J. Dambre, P. Bienstman, A Neuromorphic Silicon Photonics Nonlinear Equalizer for Optical Communication with Intensity Modulation and Direct-Detection, Journal of Lightwave Technologies, 37(10), p.2232-2239 doi:10.1109/JLT.2019.2900568 (2019)  Download this Publication (932KB).
  6. F. Denis-le Coarer, M. Sciamanna, A. Katumba, M. Freiberger, J. Dambre, P. Bienstman, D. Rontani, All-optical reservoir computing on a photonic chip using silicon-based ring resonators, IEEE Journal on Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, 24(6), doi:10.1109/JSTQE.2018.2836985 (2018).
  7. K. Van Gasse, L. Bogaert, L. Breyne, J. Van Kerrebrouck, S. Dhoore, C. Op de Beeck, A. Katumba, C.Y. Wu, H. Li, J. Verbist, A. Rahim, A. Abbasi, B. Moeneclaey, Z. Wang, H. Chen, J. Van Campenhout, X. Yin, B. Kuyken, G. Morthier, J. Bauwelinck, G. Torfs, G. Roelkens, Analog radio-over-fiber transceivers based on III-V-on-silicon photonics, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters (invited), 30(21), p.1818-1821 doi:10.1109/LPT.2018.2867930 (2018)  Download this Publication (1.1MB).
  8. A. Katumba, M. Freiberger, F. Laporte, A. Lugnan, S. Sackesyn, C. Ma, J. Dambre, P. Bienstman, Neuromorphic computing based on silicon photonics and reservoir computing, IEEE Journal on Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics (invited), 24(6), p.8300310 (10 pages) doi:10.1109/JSTQE.2018.2821843 (2018).
  9. F. Laporte, A. Katumba, J. Dambre, P. Bienstman, Numerical demonstration of neuromorphic computing with photonic crystal cavities, Optics Express, 26(7), p.7955-7964 doi:10.1364/OE.26.007955 (2018)  Download this Publication (8.3MB).
  10. S. Radosavljevic, N. Teigell Beneitez, A. Katumba, M. Muneeb, M. Vanslembrouck, B. Kuyken, G. Roelkens, A mid-infrared Vernier racetrack resonator tunable filter implemented on a Germanium on SOI waveguide platform, Optical Materials Express (invited), 8(4), p.824-835 doi:10.1364/ome.8.000824 (2018)  Download this Publication (7.7MB).
  11. A. Katumba, J. Heyvaert, B. Schneider, S. Uvin, J. Dambre, P. Bienstman, Low-Loss Photonic Reservoir Computing with Multimode Photonic Integrated Circuits, Scientific Reports, 8(1), p.2653 doi:10.1038/s41598-018-21011-x (2018)  Download this Publication (1.3MB).
  12. A. Katumba, M. Freiberger, J. Dambre, P. Bienstman, A Multiple-Input Strategy to Efficient Integrated Photonic Reservoir Computing, Cognitive Computation, 9(3), p.307-314 doi:10.1007/s12559-017-9465-5 (2017).
  13. Y. Wu , Q. Huang, S. Keyvaninia, A. Katumba, J. Zhang, W. Xie, G. Morthier, J. He, G. Roelkens, All-optical wavelength conversion of 40 Gb/s NRZ data in a heterogeneously integrated III-V-on-silicon SOA, Optics Express, 24(18), p.20318 doi:10.1364/OE.24.020318 (2016)  Download this Publication (3.9MB).
  14. A. Abbasi, C. Spatharakis, G. Kanakis, N. Sequeira André, H. Louchet, A. Katumba, J. Verbist, H. Avramopoulos, P. Bienstman, X. Yin, J. Bauwelinck, G. Roelkens, G. Morthier, High Speed Direct Modulation of a Heterogeneously Integrated InP/SOI DFB Laser, Journal of Lightwave Technolgy (invited), 34(8), p.1683-1687 doi:10.1109/jlt.2015.2510868 (2016)  Download this Publication (695KB).
    Book / Book Chapter

  1. A. Katumba, M. Freiberger, F. Laporte, A. Lugnan, S. Sackesyn, C. Ma, J. Dambre, P. Bienstman, Integrated on-chip reservoirs, (invited) publication in Photonic Reservoir Computing: Optical Recurrent Neural Networks ,  (to be published).
    International Conferences

  1. Z. Wang, Q. Li, Z. Fu, A. Katumba, F. Denis-le Coarer, D. Rontani, M. Sciamanna, P. Bienstman, Threshold plasticity of hybrid Si-VO2 microring resonators, Optical Fiber Communications Conference (OFC 2020), United States, p.paper Th2A.26 (3 pages) (2020)  Download this Publication (459KB).
  2. F. Laporte, A. Katumba, M. Freiberger, A. Lugnan, S. Sackesyn, C. Ma, E.J.C. Gooskens, J. Dambre, P. Bienstman, Photonic Reservoir Computing, Photonic Integration Week (invited), Spain, (2020).
  3. G. Van der Sande, K. Harkoe, A. Katumba, P. Bienstman, G. Verschaffelt, Integrated photonic delay-lasers for reservoir computing, SPIE Photonics West Conference, United States, p.11274-11 (2020)  Download this Publication (328KB).
  4. S. Sackesyn, C. Ma, A. Katumba, F. Denis-le Coarer, J. Dambre, P. Bienstman, A power-efficient architecture for silicon photonic reservoir computing, accepted for publication in IEEE Photonics Society Benelux Chapter Annual Symposium 2019, Netherlands,  (to be published).
  5. P. Bienstman, J. Dambre, A. Katumba, M. Freiberger, F. Laporte, A. Lugnan, S. Sackesyn, C. Ma, E.J.C. Gooskens, Non-linear signal equalisation using silicon photonic reservoir computing, ECOC machine learning workshop (invited), Ireland, (2019).
  6. S. Sackesyn, C. Ma, A. Katumba, J. Dambre, P. Bienstman, A power-efficient architecture for on-chip reservoir computing, Artificial Neural Networks and Machine Learning ICANN 2019: Workshop and Special Sessions. ICANN 2019. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 11731, Germany, p.161-164 doi:10.1007/978-3-030-30493-5_16 (2019).
  7. P. Bienstman, J. Dambre, A. Katumba, M. Freiberger, F. Laporte, A. Lugnan, S. Sackesyn, C. Ma, E.J.C. Gooskens, Silicon photonics reservoir computing at 32 Gbit/s, 5th Workshop on Dynamical Systems and Brain-Inspired Information Processing (invited), Germany, (2019).
  8. P. Bienstman, J. Dambre, A. Katumba, M. Freiberger, F. Laporte, A. Lugnan, S. Sackesyn, C. Ma, Neuromorphic information processing using silicon photonics, SPIE Optics and Photonics (invited), United States, p.11081-54 doi:10.1117/12.2524707 (2019)  Download this Publication (254KB).
  9. K. Harkoe, G. Verschaffelt, A. Katumba, P. Bienstman, G. Van der Sande, Photonic delay-based reservoir computing integrated on InP Chip, CLEO Europe, Germany, p.JSI-1-4 (2019)  Download this Publication (246KB).
  10. K. Harkhoe, G. Verschaffelt, A. Katumba, P. Bienstman, G. Van der Sande, Delay Based Reservoir Computing on Integrated InP Photonic Chip, Cognitive Computing: Merging Concepts with Hardware, Germany, p.2 (2018).
  11. K. Harkhoe, G. Verschaffelt, A. Katumba, P. Bienstman, G. Van der Sande, Integrated Delay Based Photonic Reservoir Computing, Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Symposium of the IEEE Photonics Benelux Chapter, Belgium, (2018).
  12. A. Katumba, X. Jin, J. Dambre, P. Bienstman, Silicon Photonics Neuromorphic Computing and its Application to Telecommunications, 44th European Conference on Optical Communication (invited), Italy, p.paper Mo4H (3 pages) doi:10.1109/ecoc.2018.8535262 (2018)  Download this Publication (461KB).
  13. G. Van der Sande, K. Harkhoe, A. Katumba, P. Bienstman, G. Verschaffelt, Semiconductor lasers with delayed optical feedback for reservoir computing: short external cavities and multi-mode lasers, International Conference on Control of Self-Organizing Nonlinear Systems (invited), Germany, p.9 (2018)  Download this Publication (671KB).
  14. A. Rahim, A. Abbasi, M. Shahin, N. Sequeira Andre, A. Richter, J. Van Kerrebrouck, K. Van Gasse, A. Katumba, B. Moeneclaey, Xin Yin, G. Morthier, R. Baets, G. Roelkens, 50 Gb/s DMT and 120 Mb/s LTE signal transmission over 5 km of optical fiber using a silicon photonics transceiver, Advanced Photonics Congress, Switzerland, p.IW1B.4 doi:10.1364/iprsn.2018.iw1b.4 (2018)  Download this Publication (356KB).
  15. F. Denis-le Coarer, D. Rontani, A. Katumba, M. Freiberger, J. Dambre, P. Bienstman, M. Sciamanna, Toward neuro-inspired computing using a small network of micro-ring resonators on an integrated photonic chip, SPIE PHOTONICS EUROPE, 10689, France, p.1068908-9 doi:10.1117/12.2306780 (2018).
  16. S. Radosavljevic, N. Teigell Beneitez, A. Katumba, M. Muneeb, M. Vanslembrouck, B. Kuyken, G. Roelkens, A Widely Tunable Vernier Filter on a Ge-on-SOI Platform for Sensing Applications, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), United States, p.STh3I.7 doi:10.1364/cleo_si.2018.sth3i.7 (2018)  Download this Publication (638KB).
  17. P. Bienstman, J. Dambre, A. Katumba, M. Freiberger, F. Laporte, A. Lugnan, Photonic reservoir computing: a brain-inspired approach for information processing, The Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC) (invited), United States, p.paper M4F.4 (3 pages) doi:10.1364/OFC.2018.M4F.4 (2018).
  18. P. Bienstman, J. Dambre, A. Katumba, M. Freiberger, F. Laporte, A. Lugnan, Silicon photonics for neuromorphic information processing , SPIE Photonics West (invited), DL 10551, United States, p.paper 10551-19 (7 pages) doi:10.1117/12.2284391 (2018).
  19. D. Rontani, F. Denis-Le Coarer, A. Katumba, M. Freiberger, J. Dambre, P. Bienstman, M. Sciamanna, Reservoir Computing with Nonlinear Micro-Resonators on a Silicon Photonics Chip, International Symposium on Nonlinear Theory and Its Applications, Mexico, p.paper 5192, session A3LC (2017)  Download this Publication (672KB).
  20. M. Freiberger, A. Katumba, J. Dambre, P. Bienstman, On-chip passive photonic reservoir computing with integrated optical readout, ICRC2017, the IEEE International Conference on Rebooting Computing 2017, United States, p. 255 - 258 doi:10.1109/ICRC.2017.8123673 (2017).
  21. D. Rontani, F. Denis, A. Katumba, M. Freiberger, J. Dambre, P. Bienstman, M. Sciamanna, Photonic reservoir computing using a small network of micro-ring resonators, Workshop on Dynamical Systems and Brain-inspired Information Processing, Germany, (2017)  Download this Publication (401KB).
  22. A. Katumba, M. Freiberger, J. Heyvaert, J. Dambre, P. Bienstman, Building Scalable Integrated Silicon Photonics Reservoirs for Signal Processing, Frontiers in Optics, United States, p.paper JTu2A.92 (2 pages) doi:10.1364/FIO.2017.JTu2A.92 (2017).
  23. A. Katumba, F. Laporte, A. Lugnan, J. Dambre, P. Bienstman, Integrated-photonics implementation of reservoir computing neural networks, Machine learning workshop at ECOC (invited), Sweden, (2017).
  24. F. Denis, D. Rontani, A. Katumba, M. Freiberger, J. Dambre, P. Bienstman, M. Sciamanna, Reservoir computing on an active silicon photonics chip using nonlinear microring resonators, XXXVII Dynamic Days Europe, Hungary, p.187 (2017)  Download this Publication (163KB).
  25. A. Katumba, M. Freiberger, J. Dambre, P. Bienstman, Passive integrated photonics reservoir computing with on-chip readout for telecommunication applications, Dynamical Systems and Brain Inspired Computing 2017 (invited), Belgium, (2017).
  26. F. Denis, D. Rontani, A. Katumba, M. Freiberger, J. Dambre, P. Bienstman, M. Sciamanna, Nonlinear microring resonators on silicon photonic chip for brain inspired computing, Workshop on Dynamical Systems and Brain-inspired Information Processing, Belgium, (2017).
  27. A. Rahim, A. Abbasi, N. Sequeira Andre, A. Katumba, Hadrien Louchet, K. Van Gasse, R. Baets, G. Morthier, G. Roelkens, 69 Gb/s DMT Transmission Using Directly Modulated Heterogeneously Integrated InP-on-Si DFB , Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exhibition (OFC) , United States, p.paper Th1B5 (3 pages) (2017)  Download this Publication (365KB).
  28. A. Katumba, B. Schneider, J. Dambre, P. Bienstman, An integrated photonics reservoir computing approach to signal equalization for telecommunications, International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON) 2016, Italy, p.Tu.D5.1 doi:10.1109/icton.2016.7550462 (2016)  Download this Publication (269KB).
  29. A. Abbasi, C. Spatharakis, G. Kanakis, N. S. André, H. Louchet, A. Katumba, J. Verbist, X. Yin, J. Bauwelinck, H. Avramopoulos, G. Roelkens, G. Morthier, PAM-4 and Duobinary Direct Modulation of a Hybrid InP/SOI DFB Laser for 40 Gb/s Transmission over 2 km Single Mode Fiber, Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC) 2016, United States, p.M2C.6 doi:10.1364/ofc.2016.m2c.6 (2016)  Download this Publication (479KB).
  30. A. Katumba, P. Bienstman, J. Dambre, Photonic reservoir computing for telecom applications, Dynamical systems and brain-­‐inspired information processing, France, (2015).
  31. A. Katumba, P. Bienstman, J. Dambre, Photonic reservoir computing approaches to nanoscale computation, International Conference on Nanoscale Computing and Communication (NANOCOM, United States, doi:10.1145/2800795.2800827 (2015)  Download this Publication (202KB).
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