Highlights


Hofmann group research overview in Research Horizons

Piran Kidambi awarded Lindemann Trust Fellowship and 1st prize in the Engineering Sciences Division at the ABTA 2014 Doctoral Research Awards

Our research on front cover of Nanoscale

Stephan Hofmann awarded the 2014 ACS Journal of Physical Chemistry C Lectureship

Lifting the lid on silicon batteries - News feature on our latest Si nanowire based battery model system

University of Cambridge awarded funding for Centre for Doctoral Training in Sustainable and Functional Nano with Dr S. Hofmann as co-director. [BBC] and [EPSRC]

The beauty of engineering: Sabina Caneva's and Andrea Cabrero's entries to University of Cambridge Department of Engineering's annual photographic competition covered by national press [Daily Mail]

Hofmann group gives introduction to graphene research for kids at Cambridge Science Centre

GRAPHTED - Graphene CVD workshop - 11 Jul 2013 in Cambridge.
The workshop focussed on CVD based graphene production and process technology, bringing together UK based graphene CVD researchers and international industrial partners. The workshop was organised as part of the EPSRC funded GRAPHTED project, led by Stephan Hofmann, aiming to address key questions related to the industrial development of graphene and related 2D materials.

Cambridge University awarded over £12million for research on graphene incl. Stephan Hofmann led project on CVD enabled graphene technology and devices. As featured in: EPSRC News, Cambridge News, The Guardian, The Telegraph, BBC News, The Daily Mail, The Financial Times, BBC News, Sky News, Times Higher Education, The Register, Yahoo News

Graphene: Taking the wonder-stuff from dream to reality. Dr Stephan Hofmann receives funding for his project on the manufacturability of graphene and other layered 2D materials. As covered by: (Research News,ITV News,BBC News,Cabume,Engineering Department,Sky News,ITPro,Newelectronics,Cambridge News,Bdaily,BusinessWeekly


News


Our research on front cover of J Mat Chem C

Hofmann group research overview in Research Horizons

Piran Kidambi awarded Lindemann Trust Fellowship and 1st prize in the Engineering Sciences Division at the ABTA 2014 Doctoral Research Awards

Our research on front cover of Nanoscale

Stephan Hofmann awarded the 2014 ACS Journal of Physical Chemistry C Lectureship

Lifting the lid on silicon batteries - News feature on our latest Si nanowire based battery model system

University of Cambridge awarded funding for Centre for Doctoral Training in Sustainable and Functional Nano with Dr S. Hofmann as co-director. [BBC] and [EPSRC]

The beauty of engineering: Sabina Caneva's and Andrea Cabrero's entries to University of Cambridge Department of Engineering's annual photographic competition covered by national press [Daily Mail]

Hofmann group gives introduction to graphene research for kids at Cambridge Science Centre

GRAPHTED - Graphene CVD workshop - 11 Jul 2013 in Cambridge.
The workshop focussed on CVD based graphene production and process technology, bringing together UK based graphene CVD researchers and international industrial partners. The workshop was organised as part of the EPSRC funded GRAPHTED project, led by Stephan Hofmann, aiming to address key questions related to the industrial development of graphene and related 2D materials.

Rob Weatherup awarded Research Fellowship at St John's College, Cambridge.

Cambridge University awarded over £12million for research on graphene incl. Stephan Hofmann led project on CVD enabled graphene technology and devices. As featured in: EPSRC News, Cambridge News, The Guardian, The Telegraph, BBC News, The Daily Mail, The Financial Times, BBC News, Sky News, Times Higher Education, The Register, Yahoo News

Graphene: Taking the wonder-stuff from dream to reality. Dr Stephan Hofmann receives funding for his project on the manufacturability of graphene and other layered 2D materials. As covered by: (Research News,ITV News,BBC News,Cabume,Engineering Department,Sky News,ITPro,Newelectronics,Cambridge News,Bdaily,BusinessWeekly

Pola Goldberg Oppenheimer's wins 3rd prize in this years Photography Competition at the Department of Engineering for her image (Nanoscale Fractal Branching Patterns) of adhesive structures that mimic the ability of the gecko's feet to stick to surfaces repeatedly without losing their stickiness.

Bernhard Bayer awarded College Research Fellowship at Hughes Hall, Cambridge.

nCam2012 (co-organised by S. Hofmann) on BBC Look East televison

Ken Ogata receives prestigious JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship to work in Hofmann group.

Golden touch makes low-temperature graphene production a reality
A method which more than halves the temperature at which high-quality graphene can be produced has been pioneered by researchers. Rob Weatherup's paper on the growth of graphene on alloy catalysts featured in electronicsweekly.com and newelectronics.co.uk

The Depatrment's Electrical Engineering Division has won the Elektra (European Electronics Industry Awards) for best Electrical/Electronic Engineering Department of the Year (2011). The division were chosen as the most innovative and successful electronic and electrical engineering department within a university or college.

Dr Stephan Hofmann receives prestigious European Research Council grant

Andrew Gamalski receives 1st Poster Prize at SemiconNano 2011 conference

Ken Ogata's paper on the Silicidation kinetics of quantum wires featured on nanotechweb.org

Watch amazing footage of how nanotubes form. A team of scientists led by Dr Stephan Hofmann from the Engineering Department at the University of Cambridge have successfully produced live video footage that shows how carbon nanotubes, more than 10,000 times smaller in diameter than a human hair, form.