Alexander Bittner, new nanoGUNE Self-Assembly Group Leader
Starting June the first, Dr. Alexander Bittner has taken on his new responsibilities as the Group Leader of the Self-Assembly Group of nanoGUNE.
He previously worked in the Nanoscale Science Department of Prof. K. Kern at the Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research in Stuttgart (Germany), where he was the Head of the Group “Chemical Nanostructuring and Self-Assembly” since 1999. He worked as scientific collaborator in the STM group of Prof. G. Ertl in the Department of Physical Chemistry at Fritz-Haber-Institut of the Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Berlin (Germany) from 1992 to 1996. Dr. Bittner has strong academic credentials in the field of physical chemistry and surface chemistry. His current research interests are focused on the topics of the use of plant viruses as templates for inorganic nanostructures and electrospinning, among others. Dr. Alexander Bittner is an Ikerbasque Senior Researcher.