“Scholarship of Excellence” awarded to Marta Gibert

“Scholarship of Excellence” awarded to Marta Gibert

Marta Gibert, University of Geneva, has been rewarded for the excellence of her scientific work and research on Interface engineering of nickelate heterostructures. Marta Gibert has been granted a « Scholarship of Excellence », a three year appointment as Senior researcher at the University of Geneva. This program aims to support women in their research and help…

Johan Chang receives the European Lewy-Bertaut Prize

Johan Chang receives the European Lewy-Bertaut Prize

Johan Chang  at Paul Scherrer Institute received the European Lewy-Bertaut Prize 2013 in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the quest for understanding cuprate superconductors. Read more

Jill Guyonnet receives the Jean Würth Award

Jill Guyonnet receives the Jean Würth Award

Jill Guyonnet, University of Geneva, was awarded the Jean Würth Award for best PhD thesis 2013 for her excellent PhD work, supervised by Prof. Patrycja Paruch, exploring the rich fundamental physics and novel functionalities of ferroelectric domain walls by atomic force microscopy. Jill also received the FNSF Early-Postdoc Mobility Fellowship.

Baptiste Hildebrand obtains the Viniger Prize

Baptiste Hildebrand obtains the Viniger Prize

Baptiste Hildebrand, University of Fribourg, P. Aebi group, obtained the Vigener 2013 Prize for his Master work entitled «Introduction aux fonctions de Green en seconde quantification ainsi qu’aux techniques de microscopie et spectroscopie tunnel: Application à l’étude du 1T-TiSe2».

Carmine Senatore appointed Professor

Carmine Senatore appointed Professor

Carmine Senatore, University of Geneva, obtained an SNSF professorship grant with a project focused on the development of superconductors from the fundamental level to the practical implementation. His appointment as Professor at UNIGE started in May 2013. Read more

Iris Crassee obtains a SPS Prize

Iris Crassee obtains a SPS Prize

Congratulations to Iris Crassee, University of Geneva, in the group of  Dirk van der Marel, who was awarded with the SPS 2013 Prize in Applied Physics for her excellent PhD work, supervised by Dr. Alexey Kuzmenko, on magneto-optical properties of graphene and the discovery of giant Faraday rotation in the terahertz range in single and multilayer…

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