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Staff members with discipline Nanoscience & Nanotechnology

Academia develops at the interface of different fields. This is one reason why the University of Groningen is home to a wide range of fields, each with a great number of subject specialists. The overview below, which is based on a standard categorization of fields, will help you find the right expert for each field. If you cannot find the expert you are looking for in this list, try searching via a related field or faculty; you may find him or her there.

Overview of all disciplines

Mechatronic engineering 
Piezoelectric materials
Micro/Nano Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS/NEMS)
Flexible electronics
Sensors (piezoelectric, gas)
Piezoelectric devices
Micro/nano electronics
M.I. (Mónica Isela) Acuautla Meneses, Prof
Contact
m.i.acuautla.meneses rug.nl
+31 50 36 36797
Function
Associate Professor
Electron Microscopy
In-situ electron microscopy
Electrochemistry
policy/strategy, academic & industrial partnerships, staff development & recruiting, quality management, technology transfer and public relations
J.P. (Jan Peter) Birkner, Dr
Contact
j.p.birkner rug.nl
+31 50 36 34922
Function
Research Manager
R. (Rixt) Bosma, MSc
Contact
r.bosma rug.nl
Function
Nanostructured Materials and Interfaces, Surface Interactions and Nanostructures.
G. (Gustavo) Chavez Ponce de Leon
Contact
g.ponce.de.leon rug.nl
Function
Organic Materials-Chemistry and Devices, Unconventional Nanofabrication, and Self-Assembled Monolayers
prof. dr. R.C. (Ryan) Chiechi
Contact
r.c.chiechi rug.nl
Function
Guest
C.A. (Cédric Alexander) Cordero Silis
Contact
c.a.cordero.silis rug.nl
Function
Ph.D.
Two-dimensional materials, Spin-Orbit Torque, Ultrafast (Magneto)Optics, Magnetism, Nanodevices, Nanoelectronics, and Spintronics
M.H. (Marcos) Diniz Guimaraes, Prof
Contact
m.h.guimaraes rug.nl
+31 50 36 37968
Function
Associate Professor
Organic Chemistry, Catalysis and Synthesis, Molecular Nanotechnology, Chemistry Systems
prof. dr. B.L. (Ben L.) Feringa
Contact
b.l.feringa rug.nl
+31 50 36 34278
Function
Jacobus van 't Hoff Distinguished Professor of Molecular Sciences
Drug formulations, Dosage forms for drugs; Biopharmaceutical aspects of drugs; Industrial production of drugs and dosage forms; Pulmonary drug administration; Stabilisation of biopharmaceuticals (proteins, vaccines, genetic material); Sugar glass... read more
prof. dr. H.W. (Henderik Willem) Frijlink
Contact
h.w.frijlink rug.nl
+31 50 36 33285
Function
Professor of Pharmaceutical Technology and Biopharmacy
M. (Micaela) Gaspar Gonçalves Fernandes
Contact
m.gaspar.goncalves.fernandes rug.nl
Function
Surface physics, nanoscience, TR-ARPES, 2D materials, topological materials
A. (Antonija) Grubisic-Cabo, PhD
Contact
a.grubisic-cabo rug.nl
Function
Assistant Professor
Grant supportProject managementResearch impact My primary role is to assist scientists and other research personnel with securing research funding to pursue their scientific activities at the departments of Biomedical Sciences of Cells and Systems (BSCS)... read more
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Contact
m.gurram rug.nl
Function
Research Development Officer
X. He
Contact
xiaolong.he rug.nl
Function
PhD student
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Contact
w.helfrich umcg.nl
Function
Nanomaterial for catalysis
J. (Jennifer) Hong
Contact
j.hong rug.nl
+31 50 36 34484
Function
PhD student
Physics, Applied Physics, Materials Science, Nanostructured Materials, Electron Microscopy, Lasers, Coatings, Thin Films and Interfaces.
C.M. (Carolina) Ibarra Barreno
Contact
c.m.ibarra.barreno rug.nl
Function
Our group uses biologically inspired strategies to develop polymeric materials for underwater adhesives and functional materials. 
prof. dr. M.M.G. (Marleen) Kamperman
Contact
marleen.kamperman rug.nl
Function
Professor
Materials Science, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Electron Microscopy, Surfaces and Interfaces, Phase-change materials, Chalcogenide materials, Pulsed Laser Deposition
prof. dr. ir. B.J. (Bart J) Kooi
Contact
b.j.kooi rug.nl
+31 50 36 34896
Function
Chair research group Nanostructured Materials and Interfaces, Full Professor
Micro/Nano Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS/NEMS), Biomedical MEMS, Nature-inspired sensing, Wearable electronics, Healthcare sensing technologies, 3D printed sensors, Nanoelectronics, Soft polymer sensors, Biomimetic materials and sensors
A.G.P. (Ajay) Kottapalli, Prof
Contact
a.g.p.kottapalli rug.nl
+31 50 36 35486
Function
Associate Professor, Bioinspired MEMS and Biomedical Devices (BMBD)
Experimental Solid State Physics, Spin-Polarized Scanning Tunneling Microscopy and Spectroscopy, Spin-Polarized Low Energy Electron Microscopy, Magnetic Thin Films and Multilayers, Magnet-Superconductor Hybrids
R. (Roberto) Lo Conte, PhD
Contact
r.lo.conte rug.nl
Function
Assistant Professor
Scanning probe microscopy, physics and chemistry of the surfaces and interfaces, self-assembly
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Contact
y.lopatina rug.nl
Function
Postdoctoral researcher
C. (Chunzhe) Lu, Dr
Contact
chunzhe.lu rug.nl
Function
Finite Element Modeling, Stability of Structures, Plasticity, Viscoelasticity, Numerical Analysis, Metal Forming, Continuum Mechanics, Analysis and Design of Structures, Multi-scale Modeling, Nano-Mechanics, Composite Materials
Identifying and assessing funding opportunities; Partner search and consortium building;  Project development;  Proposal writing
Thin films of functional oxides. Ferroelectrics, piezoelectrics, electron correlated materials and metal-insulator transitions. Neuromorphic materials. Ferroelectric tunnel junctions and memristive devices. (Synchrotron) X-ray diffraction, atomic probe... read more
B. (Beatriz) Noheda, Prof
Contact
b.noheda rug.nl
+31 50 36 34565
Function
Full Professor
n-Dopable Organic Thermo-Electric Polymers, Ladder Polymers
D. (Donato) Ottomano, BSc
Contact
d.ottomano rug.nl
Function
PhD Kandidaat
Nanoscale surface roughness, Casimir forces, Nano/microelectromechanical systems, Nanoparticles, Kinetic roughening, Scanning probe microscopy, Adhesion
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G. (George) Palasantzas, Prof
Contact
g.palasantzas rug.nl
Function
Full Professor in Physics (Surface interactions and Nanostructures)
Materials Science and Engineering, Electron Microscopy, Laser Materials Processing, PVD & plasma activated CVD, Nanostructured Materials, Coatings and Thin Films, Self-healing Materials, Surface Engineering and Tribology
prof. dr. Y. (Yutao) Pei
Contact
y.pei rug.nl
+31 50 36 32037
Function
Professor / Hoogleraar; Group leader, Advanced Production Engineering
• Heterogeneous Catalysis • Homogeneous Catalysis • Green Chemistry: CO2-fixation into cyclic and polymeric carbonates; Sustainable selective oxidations; From biobased molecules to valuable products • Electrocatalysis: Green Hydrogen production (Oxygen... read more
P.P. (Paolo) Pescarmona, Prof
Contact
p.p.pescarmona rug.nl
Function
Full Professor in Catalysis & Sustainability
Polymer Physics, Self-Assembly, Polymer Crystallization
Thin Polymer Films, Hybrid polymer/nanoparticles systems.
X-ray based structural characterization techniques.
Small-Angle and Wide-Angle X-ray Scattering (SAXS/WAXS).
GISAXS/GIWAXS.
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Contact
g.portale rug.nl
+31 50 36 38201
Function
Assistant Professor / Univ. Docent
nanomaterials, colloidal chemistry, perovskite-based semiconductors at nanoscale, energy materials www.protesesculab.com
organic chemistry, physical chemistry, polymer chemistry, (bio)nanotechnology, biointerfaces, material science, biomaterials
prof. dr. W.H. (Wouter) Roos
Contact
w.h.roos rug.nl
Function
Professor
Experimental Solid State Physics, Surface Science, Electron spectroscopy, organic thin films, molecular switches and motors, organic-inorganic hybrids, 2D solids
prof. P. (Petra) Rudolf
Contact
p.rudolf rug.nl
+31 6 2786 7007
Function
Professor Experimental Solid State Physics and Dean of Graduate Studies
E.G. (Eddie Guillermo) Sanchez Rueda
Contact
e.g.sanchez.rueda rug.nl
Function
PhD student
Gas-phase molecules, radiotherapy, mass spectrometry, astrochemistry, low-energy ions, high energy ions, X-ray spectroscopy, synchrotron radiation
T.A. (Thomas) Schlathölter, Dr
Contact
t.a.schlatholter rug.nl
Function
Senior Lecturer/ Associate Professor
MEMS/NEMS fabrication
MEMS design and simulation
Electrospinning
Thin film Deposition
Biomimetics
Nature-inspired sensors
D. (Debarun) Sengupta, Dr
Contact
debarun.sengupta rug.nl
+31 50 36 35590
Function
Guest Researcher
Materials science and engineering
Hot deformation flow stress modeling
Molecular dynamics simulation
Surface Science, Molecular Self-Assembly, Graphene
M.A. (Meike) Stöhr, Prof
Contact
m.a.stohr rug.nl
+31 50 36 34438
Function
Professor
Cryo-Electron microscopy
Soft Matter
dr. M.C.A. (Marc) Stuart
Contact
m.c.a.stuart rug.nl
Function
facility manager Electron Microscopy
Quantum Optics, semiconductor optics, semiconductor device physics
prof. dr. ir. C.H. (Caspar) van der Wal
Contact
c.h.van.der.wal rug.nl
+31 50 36 34555
Function
Professor in Physics of Quantum Devices
R.R. (Roza) Weber, MSc
Contact
r.r.weber rug.nl
Function
PhD student
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Contact
s.weerd.de rug.nl
Function
PhD student
prof. dr. ir. B.J. (Bart) van Wees
Contact
b.j.van.wees rug.nl
Function
Professor of Applied Physics
J. (Jingxiu) Xie, Dr
Contact
jingxiu.xie rug.nl
Function
Assistant Professor in Catalytic Processes for Gas Conversion
Y. (Yindi) Zhu
Contact
y.zhu rug.nl
Function
PhD student
drug delivery, non-viral gene delivery, nanocarrier-cell interactions, endocytosis, endosomal escape, blood-brain barrier, transcytosis
prof. dr. I.S. (Inge) Zuhorn
Contact
i.zuhorn umcg.nl
Function
Full Professor
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