Monday, 20 December 2010

Andre Geim


Andre Geim

Born: 1 October 1958 (1958-10-01) (age 52),Sochi, Russian SFSR, USSR
Residence: England
Citizenship: Netherlands
Institutions: Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology,Institute of Solid State Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences,University of Manchester,Radboud University Nijmegen
Notable students: Konstantin Novoselov
Known for : Work on graphene,Levitating a frog,Developing gecko tape
Notable awards: Ig Nobel Prize (2000),Mott Prize (2007),EuroPhysics Prize (2008),Körber Prize (2009),John J. Carty Award (2010),Hughes Medal (2010),Nobel Prize in Physics (2010)

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