Prof Jari Kinaret, Professor
Chalmers University of Technology
Berlin 2014 Presentation - Chalmers University of Technology*
Berlin 2014 Audio Presentation - Chalmers University of Technology*
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In this presentation I describe the Graphene Flagship, a large long-term research program by the European Union. I will not cover the technical details of any particular research direction but rather focus on the overall goals and structure of the flagship, and the possibilities it offers for academia-industry collaborations and utilization of graphene and related materials.
Speaker Biography (Jari Kinaret)
Jari Kinaret obtained his M.Sc. degrees in Theoretical Physics and Electrical Engineering from the University of Oulu, Finland, in 1986 and 1987. In 1992 he graduated with a Ph.D. in Physics from MIT, and since 1995 he is active at the Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden. Jari Kinaret is Professor of Physics at Chalmers and director of the Graphene Flagship. His research interests lie in the field of nanoelectromechanics and graphene plasmonics.
Company Profile (Chalmers University of Technology)
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The Chalmers University of Technology is a Swedish university located in Gothenburg that focuses on research and education in technology, natural science, architecture, maritime and other management areas. It was founded in 1829 following a donation by William Chalmers, the director of the Swedish East India Company. He donated part of his fortune for the establishment of an "industrial school". Chalmers was run as a private institution until 1937, when the institute became a state-owned university. In 1994, the school was incorporated under the control of the Swedish Government. Todays, the University includes 13 departments, 8 Areas of Advances and 6 National Competence Centers.