Balloon flight Maria

As a group we gave Maria a balloon flight for her promotion last year. Since then the flight has been postponed many times due to bad weather. However, on the 7th of Juli 2016 she could, and did, finally take off! Here follow some pictures of Maria’s journey...

Alumni fundraising

November 2012: article in NRC about Alumni fundraising. Recently the NRC attended a meeting from the “alumnikring Den Haag-Rotterdam” (a group of RUG alumni from the region Den Haag-Rotterdam). This group is raising money among fellow alumni to support the...

Excon20112

July 2012: EXCON2012 in Groningen 2-6 July. Maria Loi is part of the Organizing Committee of the Excon2012 Conference, the 10th International Conference on Excitonic Processes in Condensed Matter, Nanostructured and Molecular Materials. It will be held in Groningen,...

Rubicon Grant for Jia Gao

June 2012: Jia Gao receives Rubicon Grant from NWO. our former PhD student Jia Gao is awarded a Rubicon Grant for his proposal concerning “Graphene nanoribbons”. Jia summarizes: “Graphene has garnered massive interest from both academic and...

ERC Starting Grant

June 2012: European Research Council awards Maria Loi with ERC Starting Grant.   Maria Loi has been awarded an ERC Starting Grant for her research project Hybrid solution processable materials for opto-electronic devices (Hy-SPOD). The 1.5 million euro grant is a...

SPIN’s best bachelor thesis prize

May 2012: Roald Ruiter wins SPIN’s best bachelor thesis prize. Our former bachelor student Roald Ruiter has won the final of the “best bachelor thesis” competition organized by the Dutch Physics Association (NNV) and the Dutch Physics Students...