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Conference co-chair

Jose A. Garrido, Catalan Institute of Nanoscience & Nanotechnology (ICN2) and Catalan Institution for Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA), Spain


Jose Antonio Garrido is an ICREA Research Professor working at the Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICN2) in Barcelona, and Head of the Advanced Electronic Materials and Devices group, which explores novel electronic materials, such as graphene and other 2D materials, and their potential in electronic and bioelectronic applications.

He received a Master and PhD degree in Telecommunication Engineering from the Technical University of Madrid, in 1996 and 2000, respectively. From 2001 to 2004, he worked as a postdoc at the Walter Schottky Institute, Technische Universität München, and afterwards became Group Leader of the Functional Carbon Materials group. He obtained his habilitation in experimental physics at the TU Munich in 2010. From 2011 to 2015, Jose A. Garrido held a lecturer (privatdozent) position at the department of physics of the Technische Universität München. Jose A. Garrido is co-coordinator of the workpackage Biomedical technologies of the European Graphene Flagship Initiative.