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Dr. Stefan Birner

Managing Director & Founder

Stefan Birner

Stefan studied Physics at the universities of Bayreuth (Germany), Exeter (UK), Ohio State (USA) and the Technische Universität München (Germany).
During his studies, he gained experience through internships at companies such as Infineon Technologies and Genius CAD-Software.

Stefan holds a Master of Physics degree from the University of Exeter and a PhD in Physics from the Technische Universität München where he worked at the Walter Schottky Institute in the field of Theoretical Semiconductor Physics under the supervision of Prof. Peter Vogl.

In October 2012 he founded the nextnano GmbH where he serves as the managing director since November 2012.

Relevant publications:
Google scholar: Citation index
Research gate

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Dr. Stefan Birner
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Max Falkowski

Max Falkowski

Max was born in Ukraine and studied Physics at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU). He holds a BSc and a MSc degree in Physics from LMU where he worked as an experimental physicist on low-dimensional semicondutor structures in the Quantum Transport group at the Chair of Solid State Physics.

Before joining nextnano in 2014, he worked at attocube systems AG.

max.falkowski [at]

Zoltán Jéhn

Zoltan Jehn

Zoltán was born in Hungary and holds a BSc degree in Theoretical Physics and a BSc degree in Chemical Engineering from the Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME).

In 2010 he won the gold medal and the special prize for the best experimental work, and in 2011 the bronze medal at the International Physics Olympiad (IPhO) in Zagreb (Kroatia) and Bangkok (Thailand), respectively. At the national level, he was 2nd (2010) and 5th (2011), respectively.

Currently he is studying towards a MSc degree in Applied and Engineering Physics at the Technische Universität München.

zoltan.jehn [at]

Jonathan Becker

Jonathan Becker

Jonathan holds a BSc and a MSc degree in Physics from the Technische Universität München.
He did his Bachelor thesis at the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics in Garching. During his Master thesis at the Walter Schottky Institute of the Technische Universität München he studied electronic transport in InAs nanowires.

Currently he is studying towards his PhD degree in Physics at the Walter Schottky Institute (TUM).

jonathan.becker [at]