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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Armando Rastelli

Head of the Semiconductor Physics Division

Curriculum Vitae

06/2012 - present
Professor of Semiconductor Physics at the Johannes Kepler Universität Linz, Austria.

08/2007 – 05/2012
Head of the „Quantum Dots Group“ at IIN-IFW

04/2007 – 07/2007
Researcher and group leader at the Institute for Integrative Nanosciences IIN, IFW Dresden, Dresden, Germany

12/2005 – 03/2007
Head of the „Quantum Dots Group“ in the MBE group at MPI-FKF

01/2003 – 11/2005
Post-Doc in the MBE group of Prof. O.G. Schmidt, Max-Planck-Institut für Festkörperforschung (MPI-FKF), Stuttgart, Germany

2003 (Feb. 25th)
PhD in Physics, Supervisor Prof. F. Marabelli, Title: "Morphological evolution of SiGe islands on Si(001)"

08/2002 – 12/2002
Stay at the Politecnico di Milano, Como, Italy (Laboratory for Epitaxial Nanostructures on Silicon and Spintronics, Group of Prof. Dr. H. von Känel)

05/2002 – 07/2002
Undergraduate Marie-Curie Fellow at the Technical University of Tampere, Finland (Optoelectronic Research Center, Group of Prof. M. Pessa)

10/2000 – 04/2002
Stay at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) of Zürich, Switzerland (Laboratory for Solid State Research, Group of Prof. H. von Känel)

10/1999 – 12/2002
 PhD student in Physics at the University of Pavia, Italy

1998 (July 16th)
 “Laurea” (“Diplom”) in Physics at the University of Bologna (final note 110/110 cum laude) - Title: "Study of the inelastic interaction of high energy muons with the MACRO experiment at Gran Sasso"

10/1993 – 07/1998
Studying Physics at the University of Bologna and Camerino (Italy)


Board Member of the Austrian Physical Society (ÖPG)
Member of the German Physical Society (DPG)
Board Member of the Austrian Microelectronics Society (GME)


2009   IIN-IFW Research Award (Institute for Integrative Nanosciences, IFW Dresden)
2002   Undergraduate Marie-Curie Fellow at the TU Tampere, Finland
1997   Fellowship of the Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare (INFN), Italien


Research Highlights


Rastelli Group