Doctoral study programme Applied Physics has its first graduate

 Victor Claerbout, a Ph.D. student of the doctoral study program Applied Physics at FEE CTU, successfully defended his thesis  “Solid lubricants at the nanoscale:  frictional behavior in silico” at the end of June, becoming the first graduate of this new study programme. The supervisor was Dr. Paolo Nicolini. The opponents were Prof. Dr. Enrico Gnecco from Friedrich-Schiller Universitaet Jena, Prof. Dr. Daniele Dini from Imperial College London and Dr. Ondrej Hovorka from the University of Southampton. The thesis is nominated for the Dean’s Award. The student conducted his research within the Advanced Materials Group research team from the Department of Control Engineering. Congratulations to the graduate for a successful defense!