• At the 59th international symposium of the AVS Science & Technology (October 28 – November 2, Tampa, Florida) two members of PMP have been awarded. Harm Knoops (postdoc) has won the prize for the best presentation in the Focus Topic on Spectroscopic Ellipsometry and Adrie Mackus (PhD student) has won the James Harper Student Award of the Thin Film Division. In both cases, the awardees were selected on the basis of their CV and the work that they presented at the conference.
  • Dr. Ageeth Bol wins the STOOR Education Prize for the best propedeuse instructorNanotech
  • Webinar 8 november, 2012 guest speaker Prof.dr.ir. Erwin Kessels (register here)
  • The digital version of the inaugural speech of Prof.dr.ir. Erwin Kessels is now online available
  • PMP team (Aaf et al.) was the highest-scoring TU/e team at QuizNightXL, organised as part of the 1st Dutch Technology Week, finishing in the top ten (7th place) of 266 quiz teams
  • Bart Macco wins the NNV/CPS poster presentation award
  • Gijs Dingemans wins the Dutch Solar Award 2012 for his important contributions to the field of surface passivation for silicon photovoltaics
  • JVSTA Special issue on ALD is online. Three papers from PMP authors with two review papers on the cover
  • From January 1, 2012, Richard Engeln is editor-in-chief of the Dutch Journal of Physics (Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Natuurkunde)