In The Spotlight: Keerthigan Shanmuganathan

May 30th 2024  Production operator Keerthigan Shanmuganathan talks about big changes in his life and his Sri Lankan roots    It has been a big year for Keerthigan Shanmuganathan. He began working at PHIX in October 2023 and, in a way, the new job also started a...

In The Spotlight: Carl Whittaker

February 14th 2023  ‘Almost Dutch’ financial administrator Carl Whittaker talks about his work at PHIX and life in Enschede  Although Carl has moved halfway across the globe to end up in Enschede, The Netherlands, few people can match the level of stability that he...

Reflecting with gratitude on 2022

December 20th 2022  At the end of the year many of us enjoy some time off with loved ones and take a moment to reflect and express gratitude. At PHIX we look with fondness to all the connections we made and strengthened in 2022. In a literal sense, we connected...

Halloween competition: Bat Count

October 26th 2022 Count the bats hidden on the PHIX website and win a $50 gift card! Let’s have a little Halloween themed fun! We hid some little pictures of bats all over our website. Can you tell us how many there are? From the people submitting the correct...

PHIX provides guest lesson for Day of Photonics

October 21st 2022  To celebrate the Day of Photonics, PHIX provided a guest lesson about photonics at a high school in Hengelo  Building a fascination for photonics Although integrated photonics is taking big steps toward entering our households, it is still far from...

In The Spotlight: Zerihun Tegegne

Project manager Zerihun Tegegne gathered his expertise in microwave photonics and optoelectronics in many places in the world. In this edition of In The Spotlight we discover why someone who has traveled so far can still feel right at home in Twente. It’s tempting to...

In The Spotlight: Nienke Nijenhuis

PHIX design engineer Nienke Nijenhuis is a self-proclaimed homebird within a very international team. In this column In The Spotlight we get to know her a bit better! Born and raised in the Twente region of The Netherlands, Nienke Nijenhuis never lived more than 6...