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Name  Henning Sirringhaus
Role  Professor

Alma mater  ETH Zurich
Awards  Hughes Medal
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Institutions  University of Cambridge Cavendish Laboratory Princeton University
Thesis  Ballistic-electron-emission microscopy on epitaxial CoSi₂ / Si interfaces (1995)
Doctoral students  Man Owen Shrivalli Bhat Yana Vaynzof
Known for  Plastic Logic Ltd. Ballistic electron emission microscopy
Notable awards  Mullard Award (2003) FRS (2009) Hughes Medal (2013)
Fields  Microelectronics, Optoelectronics
Institution  Cavendish Laboratory, Princeton University

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Henning Sirringhaus is Hitachi Professor of Electron Device Physics, Head of Microelectronics and Optoelectronics Group and a Fellow of Churchill College at the University of Cambridge.



Sirringhaus was educated at ETH Zürich where he was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree and PhD in physics. From 1995-1996 he worked as a postdoctoral research fellow at Princeton University.


Sirringhaus does research on the charge and spin transport and photophysics of organic semiconductors as well as solution-processible inorganic semiconductors.

Awards and honours

Sirringhaus was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 2009, his nomination reads:


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