Professor Vladimir Falko
Champion: 2D Materials
Professor Falko is one of the UK’s leading condensed matter theorists, who has made substantial contributions towards the understanding of electronic and optical properties of graphene, including the discovery of bilayer graphene.
He has played a pivotal role in shaping the European research community in graphene and other two-dimensional materials, establishing the ‘Graphene Week’ conference series and leading the European Graphene Flagship work package: ‘Fundamental Science of Graphene and 2D Materials Beyond Graphene’. He is also Co-Director for the Graphene NOWNANO Centre for Doctoral Training programme, based at The University of Manchester.