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Talieh Ghiasi wins Minerva Prize 2023

10 November 2023

Talieh Ghiasi, Top Master Nanoscience alumna and former PhD student (cum laude) and postdoc in the group of Bart van Wees and currently at Harvard University and TU Delft, wins the Minerva Prize 2023. The Minerva Prize is intended for young, promising female or non-binary physicists in the Netherlands, who excel in a field of physics, experimental and/or theoretical. Talieh excels in experimental research and is at the forefront of her field, making her the rightful winner this year.

Talieh Ghiasi at the Zernike NanoLab Groningen
Talieh Ghiasi at the Zernike NanoLab Groningen

Talieh Ghiasi’s groundbreaking research in spintronics has led to significant advances in spin-related functionalities of nanodevices with potential applications in future memory and computing systems. By tailoring graphene properties, she developed a new generation of two-dimensional spin-logic devices where the graphene itself converts electrical and thermal signals into spin information. Her pioneering research, as a PhD student at the University of Groningen and postdoc at TU Delft, involves various experimental techniques and has made a high impact in the field. She recently started working as a postdoc at Harvard University with a Rubicon grant and she is also affiliated with TU Delft as a visiting researcher.

Read the full news release at the website of the Dutch Physics Council:

Last modified:15 November 2023 09.19 a.m.

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