FOM Institute AMOLF is launching a new line of research in designer matter, aimed at
the design of new forms of functional matter. Professor Martin van Hecke (Leiden
University) will lead a More info
new research group at AMOLF, with effect from 1 September 2014,
in the area of mechanical metamaterials. Together with Van Hecke, AMOLF will further
expand the broad line of research into designer matter over the next few years. Van Hecke
will continue to spend half of his time at Leiden University.
Congratulations to Dirk Bouwmeester who has received the NWO Spinoza Prize 2014 from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research. This was announced today by Jos Engelen, chair of the Netherlands More info
Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). The NWO Spinoza Prize is the highest award in Dutch science. This autumn each of the laureates will receive 2.5 million euros to spend on scientific research.
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