Sergio E. Ulloa

Ohio University, USA


Sergio E. Ulloa received his Ph.D. degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1984 in condensed matter theory (working under the direction of Prof. Y.C. Lee), and a B.S. in physics from the National University of Mexico (UNAM) in 1979. After a two-year postdoctoral appointment at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada (working with Prof. George Kirczenow), he joined the faculty at Ohio University as an Assistant Professor; he has been a Full Professor of Physics since 1995. He has spent several research and sabbatical visits at the Max Planck Institute, Stuttgart; Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU), Munich, and Hamburg Univeristy, Germany; ETH-Zurich, Switzerland; the KITP at the University of California, Santa Barbara, in addition to research centers in Mexico, Brazil, Chile, and Argentina. He was a Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (1994–1997), has been elected (2005) a Corresponding Member of the Mexican Academy of Sciences in Mexico, and is a Fellow of the American Physical Society (2007). His research fucuses most recently on the electronic properties of nanostructures, including quantum dots, wires, molecular systems, and atoms on surfaces. He has been a Member of the American Physical Society Committee on Minorities (Chair in 1999), and of the Forum on International Physics. He is a Past President of the National Society of Hispanic Physicists in USA.

Biography Updated on 3 May 2009

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