Professor Andrea Caviglia awarded an ERC Consolidator Grant
Andrea Caviglia, full professor at the Department of Quantum Matter physics, UNIGE, has been recognized for the excellence of his work with an ERC Consolidator Grant providing 2 million euros over five years for the QED Materials project - Quantum Electrodynamics of materials.
Welcome to Fabian von Rohr, Associate Professor
Welcome to Fabian von Rohr, who joins DQMP this month as associate professor.Fabian is an expert in the synthesis and growth of quantum materials and will head a new laboratory for materials discovery at DQMP.
Welcome to Andrea Caviglia, Full Professor
Welcome to Andrea Caviglia, full professor at DQMP since January 2022.
Prof. Fabian von Rohr receives the Ruzicka Prize 2021
Prof. Fabian von Rohr received the Ruzicka Prize 2021 the for his work on the discovery of quantum materials by combining chemical and physical design principles. The award ceremony took place on November 18.
Jose Ferradas – 2021 recipient of the IEEE CSC Graduate Study Fellowship in Applied Superconductivity
Jose Ferradas, PhD student in the group of Prof. Carmine Senatore with a position funded by CERN, is one of the six recipients of the 2021 IEEE CSC Graduate Study Fellowship in Applied Superconductivity, with his research on the mechanical behavior of Nb3Sn-based accelerator magnets during a...
Claribel Dominguez obtained a Subside tremplin
Claribel Dominguez in the group of Prof. Jean-Marc Triscone, obtained a UNIGE Subside tremplin. Claribel is finishing her PhD working on nickelate superlattices where an interesting coupling mechanism was found in structures made of two nickelates with different metal-insulator transition...
Philippe Tückmantel received the Springer Theses prize
Each year the Springer Thesis prize is awarded to a PhD work in order to recognise its scientific impact. The thesis of Philippe Tückmantel entitled "Scanning Probe Studies of Structural and Functional Properties of Ferroelectric Domains and Domain Walls", supervised by Professor Patrycja Paruch...
Iris Crassee receives InnoSciences Award
Dr. Iris Crassee has become laureate of the InnoSciences Award from the Science Innovation Hub of the Faculty of Sciences. This award supports selected projects by providing the laureates office and laboratory spaces in an academic/entrepreneurial environment.
Jose Ferradas Troitino received the Best Student Paper Price in Materials and the Victor Keilin Memorial Award at ASC2020
Jose Ferradas Troitino, PhD student in the group of Prof. Carmine Senatore with a position funded by CERN, was awarded with the Best Student Paper Price in the category Materials and the Victor Keilin Memorial Award at the Applied Superconductivity Conference(ASC2020), which is the most important...
Carmine Senatore appointed Swiss Delegate to an International Energy Agency’s programme on Superconductors
The Swiss Federal Office of Energy (SFOE) appointed Prof. Carmine Senatore, UNIGE, as Swiss Delegate to the International Energy Agency (IEA)'s High Temperature Superconductor (HTS) Technology Collaboration Programme (TCP).
Lihuan Sun obtained a Subside tremplin
Lihuan Sun in the group of Christoph Renner, UNIGE obtained a Subside tremplin. She is Post-doctorant in spin orbit interactions on graphene/transition metal dichalcogenides (TMD) heterostructures using Scanning Tunneling Microscopy (STM) and Spectroscopy (STS).
Christian Rüegg appointed new Director of the Paul Scherrer Institute
On 27 November 2019, at the recommendation of the ETH Board, the Federal Council has appointed Christian Rüegg as the new director of the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI. The 43-year-old will take over from Thierry Strässle, who has headed the institute on an interim basis since the beginning of the ...
Claribel Dominguez obtains the iWOE26 poster prize
Claribel Dominguez, in the group of Prof. Jean-Marc Triscone (UNIGE), currently working on the exciting field of “oxide interface physics”, received the iWOE26 poster prize for her research "Engineering electronic coupling of metal-insulator phases at SmNiO3/NdNiO3 interfaces”.
Antoine Georges received the APS Aneesur Rahman Prize for Computational Physics
The American Physical Society has awarded its 2020 Aneesur Rahman Prize for Computational Physics to Antoine Georges "for the development of the Dynamical Mean Field Theory as a tool for the computation of properties of strongly correlated materials."
Irène Cucchi received the Flatlands 2019 poster prize
Irène Cucchi (group of F. Baumberger) receives the Flatlands 2019 poster prize for her work on two-dimensional (2D) materials entitled “Microfocus laser-ARPES on encapsulated mono-, bi- and few-layer 1T’-WTe2”.
RTS1 CQFD Le noir plus noir que noir, interview of Prof. Alberto Morpurgo
There was the black colour. There is now an even more black coulour. An ultra-black that is of particular interest to artists who can now rely on scientists to get ever closer to the black.
Jennifer Fowlie obtained a Subside tremplin
Congratulations to Jennifer Fowlie in the group of Jean-Marc Triscone at UNIGE who obtained a Subside tremplin.