Nanotech France 2017 Conference and Exhibition
Nanotech France 2017
28 - 30 Jun 2017 | Paris France
ICREA Research Prof Víctor F. Puntes’ work spans the full breadth of nanoparticle research: synthesis, conjugation and characterisation of inorganic nanoparticles; nanotoxicology and nanosafety; and myriad applications for sectors including medicine and the environment.
Prof Puntes completed his undergraduate studies in Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at the Université Louis Pasteur Strasbourg (France) and at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB). In 1998, he earned his PhD in Physics from the Universitat de Barcelona (UB), working with Prof Xavier Batlle and Prof Amilcar Labarta on Giant Magnetoresistance in granular alloys. He then spent more than 3 years at the University of California, Berkeley, and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), in the groups of Prof Paul Alivisatos and Prof Kannan Krishnan, working on the synthesis and control of nanostructures. In 2003 he returned to Catalonia with a Ramón y Cajal research position at the University of Barcelona, and in 2005 obtained an ICREA Professorship at ICN to create the Inorganic Nanoparticles Group, which he presently heads.
By the end of 2013, Prof Puntes held 110 peer-reviewed publications and over 6,000 total citations. He is also well-known for his work in science communication for the general public, his industrial and commercial efforts, and for his endeavours linking science and art.
By the end of 2014, Prof Puntes held 110 peer-reviewed publications and over 7,000 total citations.