Honors & Awards

Christian Schönenberger

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Christian Schönenberger announced as Outstanding APS Referees 2024

In APS March Meeting 2024, Christian Schönenberger was announced as one of the outstanding APS referees for 2024. We congratulate him on this highlight.

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Continuation and funding increase of NCCR SPIN

It’s a great pleasure to announce that the SNSF approved the continuation of the NCCR SPIN into its second phase. Additionally, the SNSF has agreed to increase our funding to 120% of phase I.

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Two Startup Grants for Quamplify

Quantum computers operate best at temperatures below a few kelvin and some architectures require large magnetic fields. These are conditions at which classical electronics components often behave unpredictably.
Katharina Laubscher

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Katharina Laubscher wins Faculty of Science PhD prize

Dr. Katharina Laubscher, from Müttenz, has won the Faculty of Science prize (sponsored by Adobe Research, Schweiz) for her PhD thesis on “Topological systems with strong electron-electron interactions”.

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Dominik Zumbühl elected American Physical Society Fellow for 2023

We are very pleased to announce that Dominik Zumbühl was named a fellow of the American Physical Society for 2023.
Gerber Christoph

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Christoph Gerber to receive the Albert Einstein World Award of Science

Professor Christoph Gerber of the Swiss Nanoscience Institute and the Department of Physics at the University of Basel has been selected as the winner of the Albert Einstein World Award of Science. The World Cultural Council awarded Gerber…
Julian Arnold

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Julian Arnold receives one of the APS Distinguished Student Awards 2023

Julian Arnold received the APS Distinguished Student prize at the APS March meeting 2023
Simon Geyer

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Simon Geyer receives the APS Distinguished Student Award 2023

Simon Geyer received the APS Distinguished Student prize at the APS March meeting 2023 from Christine Darve, FIP Chair 2023 (left), and Young-Kee Kim, APS Elect President 2023 (right).
Ilaria Zardo

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Emmy Noether Distinction for Ilaria Zardo

Professor Dr. Ilaria Zardo of the Department of Physics and Swiss Nanoscience Institute at the University of Basel will be awarded the Emmy Noether Distinction of the European Physical Society (EPS) in the mid-career category. The physicist…
Dominik Zumbühl

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Prof. Dr. Dominik Zumbühl: promotion to Full Professor

The Department of Physics congratulates Prof. Dr. Dominik Zumbühl on his promotion to Full Professor as of the spring semester 2023.