30 November 2017 2017 GEFES Prize for Best Experimental Thesis

Dr Achim Woessner

Dr. Achim Woessner receives award for best thesis in Condensed Matter Physics. The Condensed Matter Physics division of the Royal Spanish Society of Physics (GEFES) has awarded the prize for the best experimental doctoral thesis defended between August 2016 and July 2017 to ICFO Alumnus Dr. Achim Woessner.

Dr. Woessner defended his thesis entitled “Exploring Flatland Nano-Optics with Graphene Plasmons” in May 2017. ICREA Prof at ICFO Prof Frank Koppens supervised this work, which focussed on the studying and understating of the fundamental properties and capabilities of graphene plasmonics for the future development of new applications. Dr. Woessner is currently working as a Design Engineer at ASML in Eindhoven, NL.

Congratulations Achim!