Awards for two doctoral students from the SNI network

Arne Barfuss received the Swiss Nanotechnology Award 2017 sponsored by Rolic Technologies Ltd. (Foto: T. Byrne).

Arne Barfuss, a doctoral student in Professor Patrick Maletinsky’s group at the SNI PhD School, has won the Swiss Nanotechnology Award sponsored by Rolic Technologies Ltd. Nicola Rossi, a doctoral student in Argovia Professor Martino Poggio’s team, has received the Swiss Nanotechnology Award sponsored by ABB Ltd.

For the first time, the Swiss MNT Network presented five Swiss Nanotechnology Awards to outstanding publications by doctoral students at Swiss research institutions who are listed as the lead author. The awards are funded by various Swiss companies.

Arne Barfuss received his award during the SNC2017 for his paper in Nature Physics (Arne Barfuss, Jean Teissier, Elke Neu, Andreas Nunnenkamp, and Patrick Maletinsky, Nature Physics 11, 820 (2015)). Nicola Rossi was recognized for his publication in Nature Nanotechnology (Nicola Rossi, Floris R. Braakman, Davide Cadeddu, Denis Vasyukov, Gözde Tütüncüoglu, Anna Fontcuberta i Morral, and Martino Poggio; Nature Nanotechnology 12, 150 (2017)). Congratulations!