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Associate Professor Michele Governale

Associate Professor Michele Governale

Principal Investigator

Tomorrow's Electronic Devices

Phone:
+64 4 463 5951

Address:
School of Chemical and Physical Sciences
Victoria University of Wellington
PO Box 600
Wellington 6140

Biography

After obtaining his PhD from the University of Pisa in Italy in 2001, Michele has held postdoctoral positions at the University of Karlsruhe, Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa, Ruhr-Unversität Bochum, and Dusiburg-Essen University. In 2009 he moved to Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand, where he is currently based.

His present research focuses on the theory of quantum transport in nanostructures, spin-dependent phenomena, and hybrid normal-superconducting systems.

Research interests

Theoretical condensed matter physics, theory and modelling of nanoscale systems, quantum transport in low-dimensional systems (Nanoelectronics), spin-dependent phenomena (Spintronics), time-dependent transport in nanodevices, hybrid normal-superconducting structures.

My dream is for every student in New Zealand to have access to a physics teacher who can inspire a life-long passion in science in general and physics in particular.

Associate Professor Michele Governale
Associate Professor Michele Governale

In the news

Annual Report

2018 funding successes - Annual Report 2018

April 8, 2019

Funding successes for our investigators and their research programmes during 2018. This funding enables our researchers and collaborators to continue their breakthrough research in advanced materials and nanotechnology.

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News Article

MacDiarmid researchers successful in latest MBIE round

September 14, 2018

The MacDiarmid Institute is pleased to share the following successes from MacDiarmid researchers in this year’s MBIE Endeavour fund round.

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