Prof. Jordi Arbiol
Prof. Jordi Arbiol was born in Molins de Rei (Catalonia) in 1975. Having graduated in Physics from the Universitat de Barcelona (UB) in 1997, he went on to obtain his PhD (European Doctorate and PhD Extraordinary Award) in 2001 from this same institution in the field of transmission electron microscopy (TEM) applied to nanostructured materials. He was assistant professor at the UB. From 2009 to 2015 he was a group leader at the Institut de Ciència de Materials de Barcelona (ICMAB-CSIC), as well as the scientific supervisor of its electron microscopy facilities. He is President of the Spanish Microscopy Society (SME) since 2017 and held the position of vice-president from 2013 to 2017, having been a member of its Executive Board since 2009. Since 2015 he has been the leader of the ICN2 Advanced Electron Nanoscopy Group. He was awarded the 2014 EU40 Materials Prize E-MRS, the 2014 EMS Outstanding Paper Award and was listed in the Top 40 under 40 Power List (2014) by The Analytical Scientist. He has more than 290 peer-reviewed publications and more than 10100 citations with h-index:56 (WoS).