Awards

Christoph Gerber received honorary doctorate

On November 25th 2016, Professor Christoph Gerber received the honorary doctorate from the University of Twente. He was portrayed in the University’s newsletter.

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Nano Image Award

This year`s submissions for the Nano Image Award have again shown how beautiful the nanoworld can be. The winners are: Marietta Batzer, Dominik, Rohner, University of Basel, Gulibusitan Abulizi, University of Basel, Rémy Pawlak, University of Basel

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Christoph Gerber receives the Kavli Prize and an honorary doctorate from the University of Twente

Professor Christoph Gerber of the Swiss Nanoscience Institute and the Department of Physics at the University of Basel has been awarded the 2016 Kavli Prize in Nanoscience together with Professor Gerd Binnig (formerly of IBM Zurich Research Laboratory) and Professor Calvin Quate (Stanford University). The award honors their invention and creation of the first atomic […]

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Christoph Gerber to Receive the Kavli Prize

Professor Christoph Gerber of the Swiss Nanoscience Institute and the Department of Physics at the University of Basel has been awarded the 2016 Kavli Prize in Nanoscience together with Professor Gerd Binnig (formerly of IBM Zurich Research Laboratory) and Professor Calvin Quate (Stanford University). The award honors their invention and creation of the first atomic […]

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The award for the best Master’s thesis in the nanosciences in 2015 goes to Andreas Reichmuth

At the next SNI Annual Event in Lenzerheide in September, Andreas Reichmuth will receive the prize for the best Master’s thesis in nanosciences of the University of Basel. The 26-year-old Swiss national completed his degree in nanosciences in Basel, but wrote his Master’s thesis at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). In his thesis, he […]

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Christoph Gerber recognized with various awards

In 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 […]

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Shigeki Kawai receives the Kazato Prize

Dr. Shigeki Kawai, a former postdoc in Professor Ernst Meyer’s team at the Department of Physics and the SNI of the University of Basel, was presented with the Kazato Prize from the Kazato Research Foundation in Japan in February 2016. The Kazato Prize is awarded to promising young scientists for their outstanding research in the […]

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University of Basel, 07 December 2015. European Funding for Three Investigators from the University of Basel

Three researchers from the University of Basel have successfully applied for a starting grant of the European Research Council (ERC): Biomedical specialist Dr. Nicola Aceto, mathematician Professor Gianluca Crippa and physicist Professor Philipp Treutlein will receive funding of up to 1.7 million Euros over the next five years. In addition, the Swiss National Science Foundation […]

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Nano Image Award 2015

SNI members have submitted a colorful array of beautiful images to this year’s competition depicting all forms of nano- and microstructures. The SNI management team had a difficult task selecting the most attractive entries. This year, the award was given to four photos, because two of them received an equal number of points. The winners […]

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Sara Freund Receives Prize for Best Master’s Thesis in 2014

Sara Freund has won the prize for the best Master’s thesis in nanoscale science at the University of Basel. This is the second time the prize has been awarded. The young French scientist, who earned her Bachelor’s in Strasbourg and came to the University of Basel for her Master’s, wrote her winning thesis on using […]

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