Anna Fontcuberta I. Morral
Anna Fontcuberta I. Morral finished her studies in physics at the University of Barcelona, Spain, in 1997. She obtained her M.A. degree in materials science from the University of Paris XI, France, in 1998, and her Ph.D. degree in materials science from Ecole Polytechnique, France, in 2001. In 2001 and 2002, she was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the group of Professor Harry A. Atwater at the California Institute of Technology. After that, she obtained a permanent research position at the French research council (CNRS) at Ecole Polytechnique. In 2004, she took a leave of absence to return to the California Institute of Technology, where she cofounded the startup company Aonex Technologies Inc. Then, in 2005, she started her own research group in the chair of Professor G. Abstreiter of the Technical University of Munich, Germany. Since 2008, she serves as an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Materials of the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland. Her current research interest is the synthesis and nanoscale characterization of semiconductor nanostructures such as nanowires.
Biography Updated on 10 November 2011