Former Guest Speakers

2016

Date
 
Speaker

Wednesday 2 March 2016 Elisa Gilardi
MPI Stuttgart


Monday 14 March 2016 Nancy M. Haegel
Center Director, Materials Science, National Renewable Energy Laboratory


Monday 18 April 2016 Artur Braun
Functional Ceramic Materials for Energy and Environment, EMPA


Thursday 19 May 2016 Bilge Yldiz
Associate Professor of Nuclear Science and Engineering, and Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Monday 26 September 2016 Barbara Horváth
PSI


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2015

Date
 
Speaker

Monday 02 February 2015 Morgan Trassin
Laboratory for Multifunctional Ferroic Materials, ETH Zürich


Monday 16 February 2015 Ulrich Aschauer
Materials Theory, ETH Zürich


Friday 27 March 2015 Giuliano Gregori
Physical Chemistry of Solids, Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Stuttgart


Tuesday 02 June 2015 Prof. Enrico Traversa
Physical Science and Engineering Division
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)


Monday 27 July 2015 Dr. Valentin Craciun
Laser Department - National Institute for Lasers, Plasma and Radiation Physics - Magurele - Romania


Monday 14 December 2015 Prof. habil. Dr.-Ing. Stephan Barcikowski
Technical Chemistry I; Center for NanoIntegration Duisburg-Essen CENIDE
NanoEnergieTechnikZentrum NETZ, Univ. Duisburg-Essen.


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2014

Date
 
Speaker

Thursday 20 February 2014 J. Lunney
Trinity College Dublin


Monday 22 September 2014 G. Dennler
IMRA Europe S.A.S, 220 rue A. Caquot, 06904 Sophia Antipolis, France


Monday 06 October 2014 I. E. Castelli
Laboratory of theory and simulation of materials, EPFL


Friday 24 October 2014 S. Antohe
Department of Electricity and Biophysics, Faculty of Physics, University of Bucharest, Romania


Monday 27 October 2014 I. Vrejoiu
Solid State Quantum Electronics, Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Stuttgart, Germany


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2013

Date
 
Speaker

Tuesday 22 January 2013 Prof. Ioanna Zergioti
Department of Physics, National Technical University of Athens


Monday 04 February 2013 Prof. Dr. Jürgen Janek
Physikalisch-Chemisches Institut, Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen


Wednesday 03 April 2013 Dr. Andreas Hintennach

Monday 03 June 2013 Aline Fluri

Monday 21 October 2013 Dr. Vladimir Roddatis
Electron Microscopy Platform Manager, CICenergigune, Parque Tecnológico de Álava, Albert Einstein 48, Edif. CIC, 01510 Miñano, Álava, Spain


Monday 11 November 2013 Prof. Pere Serra
Universidad de Barcelona, Department of Applied Physics and Optics


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2012

Date
 
Speaker

Monday 23 January 2012 Prof. A. Wokaun, Prof. S. Amoruso, Prof. D. Günther, Prof. A. Weidenkaff, Prof. M. Fiebig, T. Mattle, Y. Hu, D. Stender, J. Chen, M. Bator, I. Marozau, Dr. F Raimondi, Dr. G. Koptikovas, Dr. T. Dumont, Dr. T. Lippert

Tuesday 07 February 2012 A. Ojeda
Alstoem, Switzerland


Wednesday 07 March 2012 Prof. T. Ebbesen
ISIS, University of Strasbourg and CNRS, Strasbourg, France


Monday 26 March 2012 Prof. Thomas Greber
University Zürich, Physics Department


Friday 25 May 2012 Dr. Daniele Pergolesi
National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukaba, Japan


Monday 15 October 2012 Prof. Nicola Spaldin
Materials Theory, ETH Zürich


Monday 29 October 2012 Prof. Jennifer Rupp
Electrochemical Materials, ETH Zürich


Friday 23 November 2012 Guido Henning
Dätwyler AG


Tuesday 18 December 2012 Prof. Jennifer Rupp
Electrochemical Materials, ETH Zürich


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2011

Date
 
Speaker

Monday 07 March 2011 Prof. G. Rijnders
Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Twente, The Netherlands


Friday 30 September 2011 Dr. Takako Nakamura
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba, Japan


Monday 03 October 2011 Prof. Dr. Bernd Stritzker
Lehrstuhl Experimentalphysik IV, Institut für Physik, Universität Augsburg, Germany


Friday 14 October 2011 Prof. Jan J. Dubowski
Laboratory for Quantum Semiconductors and Photon-based BioNanotechnology, Université de Sherbrooke, Canada


Monday 17 October 2011 Prof. P. Hoffmann
Laboratory head - Advanced Materials Processing, EMPA-Thun, Switzerland


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2010

Date
 
Speaker

Monday 01 March 2010 Prof. A. Weidenkaff
Laboratory for Solid State Chemistry and Catalysis (Empa) and Universtity of Bern, Switzerland


Monday 31 May 2010 Prof. J. M.Vadillo
Department of Analytical Chemistry, University of Malaga, Spain


Tuesday 29 June 2010 Prof. J. A. Kilner
Department of Materials, Imperial College, London, UK


Wednesday 22 September 2010 Dr. F. Nüesch
Functional Polymers Laboratory, Empa, Dübendorf, Switzerland


Monday 18 October 2010 Dr. I. Vrejoiu
Max Planck Institute of Microstructure Physics, Halle, Germany


Friday 29 October 2010 Prof. Dr. C. N. Afonso
Instituto de Optica, CSIC, Madrid, Spain


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2009

Date
 
Speaker

Thursday 12 March 2009 Dr. H. M. Christen
Oak Ridge National Laboratory


Tuesday 02 June 2009 Prof. D. Günther
ETH Zürich


Friday 05 June 2009 Prof. H. Fukumura
Tohoku University


Tuesday 16 June 2009 Dr. V. C. Dinca
National Institute for Lasers, Plasma and Radiation Physics (NILPRP), Bucharest, Romania


Monday 31 August 2009 Dr. J. Michler
Empa Thun


Monday 07 December 2009 A. Palla-Papavlu
National Institute for Lasers, Plasma and Radiation Physics (NILPRP), Bucharest, Romania


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2008

Date
 
Speaker

Monday 07 July 2008 Prof. R. Eason
University of Southampton


Friday 19 September 2008 Dr. N. Pryds
Risø-DTU


Friday 03 October 2008 Prof. A. Vogel
University of Luebeck


Friday 24 October 2008 Dr. Gheorge Dinescu
National Institute for Laser, Plasma and Radiation Physics, Romania


Monday 17 November 2008 Prof. J. Mannhart
Universität Augsburg


Friday 05 December 2008 Dr. W. Pfleging and Dr. M. Rohde
Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe


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1999-2007

Date
 
Speaker

May 1999 Professor J. T. Dickinson
Washington State University, USA

July 1999 Dr. K. Suzuki
Hitachi Ltd. Mobara, Japan

July 1999 Dr. D. S. Moore
Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA

January 2000 Professor I. W. Boyd
University College London, UK

February 2000 Dr. R. Stoeckle
ETH Zurich, Switzerland

February 2000 Professor D. Guenther
ETH Zurich, Switzerland.

April 2000 Professor C. P. Grigoropoulos
Unversity of California, Berkeley

May 2000 Professor R. F. Haglund
Jr., Vanderbilt University, Nashville, USA

July 2000 MER Dr. P. Hoffmann
EPF Lausanne, Switzerland

May 2001 Dr. A. Yabe
National Institute of Materials and Chemical Research, Tsukuba, Japan

June 2001 Dr. J. Hobley
Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan

July 2001 Dr. David J. Funk
Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA

November 2001 Professor H. Masuhara
Osaka University, Japan

November 2001 Professor W. Kautek
BAM Berlin, Germany

May 2002 Professor D. Baeuerle
Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria

October 2002 Dr. C. Phipps
Photonic Associates, Santa Fe, USA

November 2002 Professor J. Reif
BT University Cottbus, Germany

December 2002 Dr. E. Fogarassy
IREPA Laser and CNRS Strasbourg, France

May 2003 Dr. J. Krueger
BAM Berlin, Germany

June 2003 Professor H. Misawa
Tokushima University and Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan

December 2003 Dr. T. Szoerenyi
University of Szeged, Hungary

May 2004 Dr. M. Dinescu
National Institute for Laser Plasma and Radiation Physics, Bucharest

June 2004 Professor E. Millon
University of Metz, France

June 2004 Professor H. Fukumura
Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan

June 2004 Dr. H. Helvajian
Aerospace Corporation, Los Angeles, USA

June 2004 Professor B. Garrison
Penn State University, USA

July 2004 Dr. A. Ouchi
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology - AIST, Tsukuba, Japan

October 2004 F. Costache
BT University Cottbus, Germany

February 2005 Professor J. Solis
Instituto de Optica, CSIC, Serrano 121, 28006-Madrid, Spain

June 2005 Dr. H. Niino
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Photonics Research Institute, Laser-Induced Materials Research Group Tsukuba Central 5, 1-1-1 Higashi, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8565, Japan

June 2005 Dr. B. J. Offrein
IBM Research Rueschlikon, Photonics, Switzerland

July 2005 Professor J. Lunney
Physics Department, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

October 2005 Professor P. Schaaf
Physics Department, Unversity of Goettingen, Germany

April 2006 Professor L. Gauckler
Department of Materials, Nonmetallic Inorganic Materials, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

April 2006 Professor J. Reif
BT University Cottbus, Germany

June 2006 Professor P. Muralt
Ceramics Laboratory-Material Science, EPF Lausanne, Switzerland

July 2006 Dr. C. Phipps
Photonic Associates, Santa Fe, USA

July 2006 Professor I. W. Boyd
University College London, UK

September 2006 Professor J. T. Dickinson
Washington State University, USA

December 2006 Professor P. Hess
University of Heidelberg, Germany

March 2007 Dr. D. B. Geohegan
Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA

April 2007 Professor C. B. Arnold
Princeton University, USA

June 2007 Professor H. Fukumura
Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan

June 2007 Professor P. Leiderer
University of Konstanz, Germany

July 2007 Dr. F. Costache
BT University Cottbus, Germany

July 2007 Professor D. Bubb
Rutgers University-Camden, USA

October 2007 PD Dr. C. Schneider
University of Augsburg, Germany

November 2007 Dr. R. Stoian
University Jean Monnet-Saint Etienne, France

November 2007 Professor D. H. A. Blank
University of Twente, The Netherlands,