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MEE Young Investigator 2017

Honoring and Promoting a Young researcher active in the fields of Nanofabrication and Nanotechnology for Electronics, MEMS and Life Sciences


The Lectureship award will include $1000, plus travel costs to present the award lecture at the September 2017 MNE meeting, while MNE2017 conference will cover registration and contribute towards accommodation costs.
The award is sponsored by Elsevier. More information and application here.

Winner announcement

The award winner is, Dr Mario Lanza, professor at the Institute of Functional Nano & Soft Materials of Soochow University.


Mario Lanza is a Young 1000 Talent professor at the Institute of Functional Nano & Soft Materials of Soochow University, the fastest growing university in the world in 2015-2016 according to Nature Index. Dr. Lanza got his PhD in Electronics in 2010 at Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona. During the PhD he was a visiting scholar at The University of Manchester (UK) and Infineon Technologies (Germany). In 2010-2011 he did a postdoc at Peking University, and in 2012-2013 he was a Marie Curie fellow at Stanford University. Dr. Lanza has published over 60 papers, including Science and Advanced Materials, edited an entire book for Wiley-VCH and registered four patents (one of them received 1M$ investment). He is member of the advisory board of Scientific Reports (Nature) and Crystal Research and Technology (Wiley-VCH), as well member of the technical committee of several international conferences. His research interests focus on the improvement of electronic devices using 2D materials, with special emphasis on 2D (layered) dielectrics and logic memory devices.

Elsevier and the members of the committee warmly congratulate the award winner for his outstanding contribution. The award winner will give an invited talk on Friday, 22 September.

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