Rembert Duine appointed parttime professor

Rembert Duine (Institute for Theoretical Physics, Utrecht University) has been appointed parttime professor of "Theory for spin-based nanoelectronics" at the Department of Applied Physics of the Eindhoven University of Technology. Duine will be member of the group Physics of Nanostructures and will collaborate on spintronics and magnetism. As a result of this collaboration, a FOM projectruimte was recently granted to Henk Swagten and Rembert Duine for the proposal "Skyrmionics". The appointment strengthens the connection between Utrecht and Eindhoven as envisioned in the strategic alliance between these universities.