C.K. Jayasankar, a professor of physics at Sri Venkateswara University is visiting Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK, as part of the joint collaborative research through UK-India Education and Research Initiative (UKIERI) running between the two institutions. The tie-up is focused on fabrication and characterisation of three-dimensional waveguides (photonic components) to be used for future optical telecom, sensing, bio-photonic, and micro-fluidic device applications. – Staff Reporter