Professor Amalia Patanè
Director of Research, School of Physics and Astronomy
Amalia Patanè studied at the University of Rome “La Sapienza” where she received her MSc in Physics (1994) and PhD (1998). She then moved to the School of Physics and Astronomy at Nottingham where she has been Professor of Physics (since 2011) and Director of Research (since 2019). Her research achievements in semiconductor physics were recognized by the Sir Charles Vernon Boys Medal and Prize of the Institute of Physics (2007), an EPSRC Advanced Research Fellowship (2004-09), a Leverhulme Trust Research Fellowship (2017-19), a Chinese Academy of Science (CAS) President’s International Fellowship Award (2018-19), and an honorary professorship at the Institute of Semiconductors, CAS, Beijing (since 2019). As Council member of the European Magnetic Field Laboratory (since 2015), she supports magnetic field research and a community of > 600 scientists. Also, she leads at Nottingham a bespoke facility, EPI2SEM, for the EPitaxial growth and In-situ analysis of 2-dimensional SEMiconductors.