Keynote Speakers

11th International Conference on Nanotechnology Fundamentals and Applications (ICNFA’20)



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 Hans Fecht

Dr. Hans Fecht
Ulm University, Institute of Functional Nanosystems, Germany
Keynote Speaker

Hans Fecht is Chaired Professor in the Faculty of Engineering and Computer Sciences at Ulm University, Germany, and Director of the Institute of Functional Nanosystems. He received his Diploma in 1981 and PhD at the University of Saarbrücken in 1984. As a fellow of the Max-Kade Foundation, New York, he was appointed post-doctoral associate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and in 1987 as senior associate at the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, USA. In 1990 he became Professor at the University of Augsburg, in 1993 he was appointed Full Professor and Chair at Technical University Berlin and in 1997 at Ulm University, while between 2001 and 2012 he additionally was senior researcher at the Institute of Nanotechnology, KIT. In addition, he is a member of Fraunhofer Gesellschaft and holds guest professor positions in China, India and Japan. Currently at Ulm, he directs a group of about 50 scientists and young researchers. He has published more than 500 scientific papers and coordinated numerous national, European and international research projects in the field of materials science and nanotechnology. Hans Fecht was awarded the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize of the German Research Foundation (DFG) in 1998, “Pioneer of Nanotechnology” (Deutsche Bank), the Innovation Award of the Association of German Engineers (VDI) and is member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts (Salzburg, Brussels). In addition, he is the director of the EUREKA Cluster office Metallurgy Europe in Ulm and Brussels.

Topic of Keynote: Fabrication and Applications of Nanocrystalline Diamond and Engineered Diamond Micro- and Nanocomponents
Keynote Abstract