CV

Appointments

Associate Scientist, Stanford Institute for Materials and Energy Sciences (May 2023 - present)
SLAC National Lab and Stanford University, US

Postdoctoral Fellow, Group of Prof. H. Y. Hwang (2021 - 2023)
Department of Applied Physics/Geballe Laboratory for Advanced Materials, Stanford University and Stanford Institute for Materials and Energy Sciences, SLAC National Lab, US

Postdoctoral Researcher, Group of Prof. J.-M. Triscone (2018 - 2021)
Department of Quantum Matter Physics, University of Geneva, Switzerland

Professional Preparation

PhD in Physics, Highest distinction, advisor: Jean-Marc Triscone, Department of Quantum Matter Physics, University of Geneva, Switzerland (2018)

Master of Physics (MPhys) First class with honours, advisor: Andrew P. MacKenzie, University of St Andrews, Scotland (2013)

Awards

Institute of Physics Emerging Leader in Condensed Matter Physics (2022)

Swiss National Science Foundation Postdoc.Mobility Fellowship, (CHF 144,300 ~ USD 163,000) (2020)

Springer Thesis Prize (2018)

Subside Tremplin Prize, University of Geneva (2018)

Winner of FameLab Switzerland and International Finalist (2014)

Masters Thesis Prize, University of St Andrews School of Physics and Astronomy (2013)

Graduating Class Medal, University of St Andrews School of Physics and Astronomy (2013)

Invited seminars/colloquia and invited conference talks

American Ceramic Society - Electronic Materials and Applications Symposia 4, Denver, Colorado (2024)

Physics and Chemistry of Surfaces and Interfaces 49th edition, Santa Fe, New Mexico (2024)

ISIS Neutron and Muon Source Seminar, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, UK (2023)

International Conference on Hyperfine Interactions and their Applications, Nara, Japan (2023)

New Generations in Strongly Correlated Electron Systems, Lido di Fermo, Italy (2023)

Los Alamos National Lab - Paul Scherrer Institute Workshop on correlated and topological quantum materials, Albuquerque, New Mexico (2023)

IOP Condensed Matter and Quantum Materials, Birmingham, UK (2023)

International Workshop on Complex Oxides, Spetses, Greece (2023)

Oxide superconducting spintronics workshop, Vietri Sul Mare, Italy (2022)

University of St Andrews Condensed Mattter Physics Seminar, Scotland (2022)

UC Berkeley Condensed Matter Physics Seminar, Berkeley, California (2022)

French Physical Society Condensed Matter Days, Lyon, France (2022)

Paul Scherrer Institute 3rd Condensed Matter Summer Camp, Zuoz, Switzerland (2022)

Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials Seminar, University of Groningen (2022)

American Physical Society March Meeting, Online (2021)

City University of Hong Kong Physics Department Colloquium (2021)

Summer School on Emergent electronic states confined at interfaces, Les Houches, France (2020) [Recording] 

Quantum Oxide Research Online Meeting (QUOROM-1), Online (2020)

26th International Workshop on Oxide Electronics, Kyoto, Japan (2019)

Upcoming invited talks

University of Michigan (March 2024)

Brown University (March 2024)

Materials Research Society Spring Meeting - Symposium 06 in "Electronics, Optics and Photonics", Seattle, Washington (April 2024)

Materials Research Society Spring Meeting - Symposium 05 in "Quantum Materials and Materials Physics", Seattle, Washington (April 2024)

Organisation

3rd Quantum Oxide Research Online Meeting (QUOROM-3), Online – Co-organiser with C. Dominguez, B. Mundet and J.-M. Triscone (2021)

25th International Workshop on Oxide Electronics, Les Diablerets, Switzerland – Co-organiser with J.-M. Triscone and S. Gariglio (2018)

Outreach and teaching

Supervisor of PhD and Masters students, University of Geneva and Stanford University (2018-present)

Assistant, Intermediate and Advanced Teaching Laboratories, University of Geneva (2016 - 2021)

Mentor, Athéna Programme, University of Geneva (2015)

Narration for a film on the T2K experiment by Scientify (2018)

Judge at the FameLab Switzerland and FameLab CERN competititons (2015 - 2017)

Demonstrator at science festivals e.g. La Nuit de la Science, Switzerland and Fife Science Festival, Scotland (2011 - 2018)

Other professional activities


Peer-reviewer (2017 - present)


Journals: Nature, Nature Physics, Nature Electronics, Nature Communications, Nano Letters, JACS, Advanced Functional Materials, Small, APL Materials, Physical Review Letters, Physical Review B, Physical Review Materials, Science Advances, ...

Other: SSRL SLAC Beamtime proposals, Department of Energy Early Career Award


Chairing

"Metal-insulator transition and vanadates", International Workshop on Oxide Electronics (2023)

"Facilities", Institute of Physics - Condensed Matter and Quantum Materials (2023)

"Nickelates", International Workshop on Complex Oxides (2023)

"Non-equilibrium magnetic and spin-orbit coupled systems", Oxide Superconducting Spintronics Workshop (2022)

"Nickelates/Superconductivity", International Workshop on Oxide Electronics (2022)

"Ruthenates", American Physical Society March Meeting (2022)

"Vanadates and niobates", International Workshop on Oxide Electronics (2021)

"Strain, microstructure and functionality tuning in epitaxial oxide films", Electronic Materials and Applications, American Ceramic Society (2021)

"Metal-insulator transitions and doping, 2DEGS, and electric-field effects at oxide interfaces", American Physical Society March Meeting (2021)


Committees


International Workshop on Oxide Electronics, American Physical Society Young Leaders Forum, Stanford Department of Applied Physics Diversity Equity and Inclusion Committee


Memberships


American Physical Society, Swiss Physical Society, American Ceramic Society, Materials Research Society