Gabriel Aeppli

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Prof Gabriel Aeppli FRS

Professor
Office/Location: 
Switzerland
Research Interests: 
Quantum information processing
Magnetism
Superconductivity
Metrology for biomedicine
Biography
Biography: 

Gabriel Aeppli is the Quain Professor of Physics and the Director of the London Centre for Nanotechnology. Prior to taking up these posts in the autumn of 2002, he was a Senior Research Scientist for NEC (Princeton), a Distinguished Member of Technical Staff at Bell Laboratories, a Research Assistant at MIT, and an industrial co-op student at IBM. He obtained a B.Sc. in Mathematics and PhD, M.Sc. & B.Sc in Electrical Engineering from MIT. Honours include Membership of the Amercian Academy of Arts and Sciences (2012), Fellowship of the Royal Society (FRS) (2010), the IOP (Institute of Physics) Mott Prize (2008), the APS Oliver Buckley Prize (2005), the IUPAP Magnetism Prize/Neel Medal (2003), Riso National Laboratory Fellow (2002), Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award (2002), Mildner Lecturer, Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering, UCL (2002), Fellow of the American Physical Society (1997), Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (1996). In addition, he has been a member and chairman of many panels, sponsored by the USDOE, American Physical Society, EPSRC, and National Research Council (US), among others. His personal research is currently focused on the implications of nanotechnology for information processing and health care.

Awards and honours: 

Membership of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (2012)
Fellowship of the Royal Society (FRS) (2010)
IOP (Institute of Physics) Mott Prize (2008)
APS Oliver Buckley Prize (2005)
IUPAP Magnetism Prize/Neel Medal (2003)
Riso National Laboratory Fellow (2002)
Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award (2002)
Mildner Lecturer, Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering, UCL (2002)
Fellow of the American Physical Society (1997)
Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (1996)