Prof. Christian Schönenberger
Christian Schönenberger is an electrical engineer and experimental physicist by training. He was awarded a Ph.D degree in physics from ETH-Zürich in 1986 for his work conducted at the IBM research lab in Switzerland. He than stayed as a postdoc and staff researcher at Philips research Eindhoven for 5 years after he was appointed full professor in experimental condensed matter physics at the University of Basel. He is the director of the Swiss Nanoscience Institute and group leader of the nanoelectronics group at the Department of Physics of the University of Basel. His research focus is in electrical properties of nano-sized hybrid devices realized using carbon nanotubes, semiconducting nanowires and graphene. Please visit the web site www.nanoelectronics.ch.