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Published as Subject

A. K. Geim

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Dates

October 21, 1958 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Geim, A. K., 1958-

Additional Forms of Names

Geim, Andre, 1958-

Geim, Andrey, 1958-

Geim, Andrey K., 1958-

Gejm, Andrej Konstantinovič, 1958-

Андрей Константинович Гейм, голландско-британский учёный российского происхождения

Biography

Abstract

Andre Geim is a condensed matter and material physicist at the University of Manchester. He was awarded the 2010 Nobel Prize in Physics with Konstantin Novoselov "for groundbreaking experiments regarding the two-dimensional material graphene."

Important Dates

October 21, 1958Birth, Sochi (Russia).

1982Obtained MSc in Physics, Moscow Physical-Technical Institute (Moskovskiĭ inzhenerno-fizicheskiĭ institut), Moscow (Russia).

1987Obtained PhD in Physics, Institute of Solid State Physics (Institut po fizika na tvŭrdoto ti︠a︡lo (Bŭlgaqrska akademii︠a︡ na naukite)), Moscow (Russia).

1987 – 1990Research Scientist, Institute for Microelectronics Technology.

1990 – 1994Postdoctoral Fellow, Universities of Nottingham, Bath and Copenhagen.

1994 – 2000Associate Professor, University of Nijmegen (Katholieke Universiteit Nijmegen), Nijmegen (Netherlands).

2000Awarded Ig Nobel Prize.

2001 – presentProfessor of Physics (2001-2007); Langworthy Professor of Physics (2007-2013); Regius Professor of Physics (2013-2017); Director, Centre for Mesoscience & Nanotechnology (2002-present); and Royal Society 2010 Anniversary Research Professor (2010-present), University of Manchester, Manchester (England).

2007Awarded Mott Prize.

2007Fellow, Royal Society.

2007 – 2010Senior Research Fellow, Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), Swindon (Wiltshire, England).

2008Awarded EuroPhysics Prize.

2009Awarded Körber Prize.

2010Awarded Nobel Prize in Physics with Kostya Novoselov "for groundbreaking experiments regarding the two-dimensional material graphene".

2010Awarded Hughes Medal.

2010Awarded John Carty Award.

2010Knighted, Netherlands.

2011Awarded Niels Bohr Medal.

2012Knighted, United Kingdom.

2013Awarded Copley Medal.

Occupation

Condensed matter and material physicist.

Places

Birth

Sochi (Russia)

Graduate Education

Moscow (Russia)

Employment

Moscow (Russia)

Nijmegen (Netherlands)

Manchester (England)

Subjects

Condensed matter.

Materials science.

Relationships

People

Family

Geim, Irina Grigorieva

Wife.

Geim, Konstantin

Father.

Geim, Nina Bayer

Mother.

Advisors & Collaborators

Novoselov, Konstatin S. (Konstantin Sergeevich), 1974-

Advised by Geim at Radboud University Nijmegen and University of Manchester and shared 2010 Nobel Prize in Physics with Geim "for groundbreaking experiments regarding the two-dimensional material graphene."

Institutions

Major Positions

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

Senior Research Fellow.

Katholieke Universiteit Nijmegen

Associate Professor.

University of Manchester

Professor of Physics; Langworthy Professor of Physics; Regius Professor of Physics; Director, Centre for Mesoscience & Nanotechnology; and Royal Society 2010 Anniversary Research Professor.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

Institut po fizika na tvŭrdoto ti︠a︡lo (Bŭlgarska akademii︠a︡ na naukite)

Obtained PhD in Physics (1987).

Københavns universitet

Postdoctoral Fellow.

Moskovskiĭ inzhenerno-fizicheskiĭ institut

Obtained MSc in Physics (1982).

Royal Society (Great Britain)

Fellow.

University of Bath

Postdoctoral Fellow.

University of Nottingham

Postdoctoral Fellow.

Resources

Published Resources

Subject

Andre Geim Nobel Prize biography.