Scientific Advisory Board

The Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) is an independent team of experts with backgrounds and expertise in fields that are relevant for AMI. The board provides an outside view to help position the institute in its national and international environment.

The SAB advises the Council:

  • In strategic and scientific questions
  • In the definition of the longterm strategic direction
  • In the definition of the sections
  • In the evaluation of the scientific output of the institute

Members of the Scientific Advisory Board

  • Prof. Marcus Textor (President)
    Former Head of Biointerface Group at Department of Materials, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
  • Prof. Giovanni Dietler
    Head Laboratory of Physics of Living Matter, EPFL, Switzerland
  • Dr. Alan D. English
    Senior Research Fellow, DuPont Central Research and Development, USA
  • Prof. Paula Hammond
    David H. Koch Professor in Engineering, and Executive Officer, MIT, USA
  • Prof. Dieter Richter
    Head Institute of Solid State Research, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany
  • Prof. Ben Zhong Tang
    Chair Professor of Chemistry, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), China
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