• Wim Noorduin appointed professor by special appointment at the University of Amsterdam

    Wim Noorduin has been appointed professor by special appointment of Self-Organizing Matter at the Faculty of Science at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The chair was established on behalf of …

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  • European grant for electron microscopy techniques

    The European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme has awarded a FET Proactive grant to a consortium of 8 European institutions to develop new ways to perform electron microscopy.

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  • Transforming Self-Assembled Architectures into Functional Materials

    Imagine if a material would arrange itself into a shape suited for its application. It may result in a catalyst that maximizes its own surface area for improved efficiency or …

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  • MRS Fall Meeting prizes for Susan Rigter

    At the 2020 Virtual MRS Fall Meeting, PhD student Susan Rigter has won two awards with her poster Amorphous Halide Perovskite Thin Films. First, the Materials Research Society announced that …

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  • Bliksemsnel risicobeheer in celpopulaties

    Net zoals investeerders op de beurs, bereiden celpopulaties zich voor op veranderingen in hun omgeving door risico’s te spreiden. Hiervoor hebben ze de beschikking over een reeks receptoren op het …

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  • Dynamic risk management in cell populations

    Much like investors on the stock market, cell populations prepare for changes in the environment by spreading the risk. The tool box they use contains a repertoire of sensory receptors …

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  • Bas Overvelde appointed in Eindhoven

    Bas Overvelde (Soft Robotic Matter) has been appointed as part-time associate professor at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). While his group and lab will stay at AMOLF, he will spend …

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  • Bruno Ehrler appointed professor at University of Groningen

    Group leader Bruno Ehrler has been named professor by special appointment for New Hybrid Material Systems for Solar-cell Applications at the University of Groningen. Ehrler will continue working at AMOLF …

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  • Kristina Ganzinger awarded by KHMW

    On September 11th, group leader Kristina Ganzinger has been awarded this year’s Pieter Langerhuizen Lambertuszoon Fonds of the Koninklijke Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen (KHMW). At AMOLF Ganzinger is applying her …

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  • ERC Starting Grant for Bruno Ehrler and Bas Overvelde

    AMOLF group leaders Bruno Ehrler and Bas Overvelde have both received a Starting Grant of 1.5 million Euros from the European Research Council (ERC). The ERC uses this grant to …

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