Christoph Gerber recognized with various awards

160606130345-GerberRecent_FotorIn the past few months, Professor Christoph Gerber has received several awards recognizing his major contributions to the development of scanning probe microscopy.

In March 1986, Gerd Binnig, Calvin Quate, and Christoph Gerber first presented the atomic force microscope to the public in Physical Review Letters. The editorial of Nature Nanotechnology 11 (2016) is dedicated to this important anniversary (, which is a clear testimony to the importance of this invention.

In mid-April 2016, the International Society for Nanoscale Science, Computation, and Engineering ( recognized Christoph Gerber’s research by awarding him their Nanoscience Prize. Christoph Gerber accepted the prize at the annual Foundations of Nanoscience (FNANO) conference in Snowbird, Utah, and gave the main keynote lecture.

Christoph Gerber was invited by the president of the Tokyo Institute of Technology in Japan to act as a “Tokyo Tech Advisor Research”. From April 2016, Christoph Gerber will be advising the renowned institute in all kinds of research issues.