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  • 12/09/2023                                                                                                      Hritwick received the Bühler best presentation award at the European Optical Society Annual Meeting (EOSAM). Congrats !
  • 20/04/2023                                                                                                      Congrats to Hritwick Banerjee who published his work in Advanced Materials. To discover more about it, check this link: Soft Multimaterial Magnetic Fibers and Textiles
  • 28/02/2023                                                                                                      Congrats to Dr. Andreas Leber and Stella Laperrousaz for their work on thermal drawing of soft and electrically conductive nanocomposites recently published in Advanced Science. Go check it out: Thermally Drawn Elastomer Nanocomposites for Soft Mechanical Sensors
  • 20/02/2023                                                                                                      William successfully defended his PhD thesis on semiconductor-based device architectures in multimaterial fibers. Congratulations Dr. Esposito!
  • 22/11/2022                                                                                                      Andreas Leber published his work in Advanced Science: Highly Integrated Multi-Material Fibers for Soft Robotics. His work was highlighted in the EPFL news ! Congratulations ! 
  • 11/11/2022                                                                                                      Chaoqun Dong published her paper entitled “3D stretchable and self-encapsulated multimaterial triboelectric fibers” in Science Advances ! Congrats Chaoqun !
  • 18/10/2022                                                                                                      The work of William Esposito has been published in Nature Communications ! Check it out: Controlled filamentation instability as a scalable fabrication approach to flexible metamaterials
  • 01/08/2022                                                                                                      Dr. Xin Chen is now part of FIMAP as a postdoc. Welcome ! 
  • 28/07/2022                                                                                                      Hritwick received the best paper award at the Advanced Photonics Congress in Maastricht. Congrats !
  • 01/07/2022                                                                                                      Jinwon Song joined FIMAP as a new PhD student. Welcome to the group Jinwon !
  • 01/03/2022                                                                                                      Laurène Tribolet joined our group as a new PhD student. Welcome Laurène !
  • 01/11/2021                                                                                                      Yan Meng joined FIMAP for his PhD. Welcome !
  • 15/09/2021                                                                                                      Stella started her PhD at FIMAP! 
  • 02/10/2021                                                                                                      Stella got the Prize of the best 2021 academic Master thesis in Materials science and engineering. Congrats Stella!!
  • 10/02/2021                                                                                               Andreas and William got two of the three prizes (best talk and best pitch talk respectively) at the EDMX research day. Congratulations!
  • 12/11/2020                                                                                              Chaoqun received SNSF Early Postdoc. Mobility Fellowship. Congrats!
  • 30/10/2020                                                                                                 Shahrzad successfully defended her thesis entitled “Microstructured biodegradable fibers for advanced controlled release”. Congrats to Dr. Shadman!
  • 09/10/2020                                                                                                  Louis’s paper entitled “Nanoscale controlled oxidation of liquid metals for stretchable electronics and photonics” is published in Advanced Functional Materials. Congrats, Louis!
  • 01/10/2020                                                                                                Hritwick Banerjee joined our group as a new PhD student. We wish you have a pleasant PhD journey, Hrit!
  • 14/09/2020                                                                                                      We are happy to welcome Stella Laperrousaz to do her master thesis in FIMAP!
  • 25/08/2020                                                                                                 Chaoqun’s work on triboelectric fibers and textiles is highlighted by Nature Research in its official Instagram account. Congrats!
  • 03/08/2020                                                                                             Wei Yan and Inès Richard published their paper in Nature Nanotechnology: Structured nanoscale metallic glass fibres with extreme aspect ratios. The work was highlighted in the EPFL news. Congratulations!
  • 15/07/2020                                                                                                      Chaoqun Dong’s paper entitled “High-efficiency super-elastic liquid metal based triboelectric fibers and textiles” is published in Nature Communications. The study was featured in the blog of the Nature Device and Materials Engineering Community. Congratulations, Chaoqun!
  • 02/06/2020                                                                                                Andreas Leber published his paper in Nature Electronics: Soft and stretchable liquid metal transmission lines as distributed probes of multimodal deformations. The work was featured in the EPFL News and in the blog of the Nature Device and Materials Engineering Community. Congratulations, Andi!
  • 06/05/2020                                                                                                 Wei Yan’s paper entitled “Advanced Multimaterial Electronic and Optoelectronic Fibers and Textiles” published in Advanced Materials is among the top 10% most downloaded papers and receives Highly Cited Paper! Congratulations on receiving wide recognition in the community.
  • 14/02/2020                                                                                              Shahrzad Shadman’s paper is published in Advanced Functional Materials: Microstructured biodegradable fibers for advanced control delivery. Congratulations, Shahrzad!
  • 04/12/2019                                                                                                Chaoqun Dong and Andreas Leber attended 2019 MRS Fall Meeting in Boston. Both of them gave oral presentations in the symposium of Electronic Textiles.
  • 29/11/2019                                                                                                  Andreas Leber obtained the best poster award on EPFL EDMX Research Day 2019. Congratulations, Andi!
  • 29/10/2019                                                                                                Andreas Leber’s paper is published in Advanced Functional Materials: Compressible and Electrically Conducting Fibers for Large-Area Sensing of Pressures. Congratulations, Andi!!
  • 18/02/2019                                                                                              Tapajyoti Das Gupta and Louis Martin-Monier published a paper in Nature Nanotechnology: Self-assembly of nanostructured glass metasurfaces via templated fluid instabilities. Nature Nanotechnology news & views can be found here. And EPFL news on this work can be found here. Congratulations!
  • 15/02/2019                                                                                              Federica Sordo’s paper is published in Advanced Materials: Microstructured Fibers for the Production of Food. Congratulations, Fede!
  • 01/01/2019                                                                                                        Dr. Rajasundar Chandran is joining FIMAP as a postdoc. Welcome!
  • 09/10/2018                                                                                               Wei Yan’s paper is published in The Journal of Physical Chemistry C: Direct Synthesis of Selenium Nanowire Mesh on a Solid Substrate and Insights into Ultrafast Photocarrier Dynamics. Congratulations!
  • 07/10/2018                                                                                                      Prof. Fabien Sorin received the Polysphere of STI 2017-2018 for excellence in teaching from the AGEPoly, according to EPFL student votes. Congratulations!
  • 01/10/2018                                                                                                William Esposito is joining FIMAP as a new PhD student. Welcome!
  • 11/09/2018                                                                                                        Wei Yan’s paper is published in Advanced Materials: Advanced Multimaterial Electronic and Optoelectronic Fibers and Textiles. Congratulations!
  • 28/05/2018                                                                                                      Prof. Sorin receives the QIAN Baojun Fiber Award for young scholar.
  • 10/10/2017                                                                                                      Prof. Sorin receives the 2017 Crédit Suisse Award for Best Teaching ! See EPFL news.
  • 01/09/2017                                                                                                Andreas Leber is joining FIMAP as a new PhD student: welcome!
  • 12/05/2017                                                                                                       Wei Yan’s paper “Semiconducting Nanowire-based Optoelectronic Fibers” in now on line in Advanced Materials, congratulations !!
  • 17/05/2017                                                                                                     A group of us attended the Fiber Society Spring meeting in Aachen Germany. Prof. Sorin organized and chaired a session on “Multimaterial Fibers”. Prof. Sorin gave an invited talk, as well as Wei Yan and Alexis Page.
  • 05/05/2017                                                                                                Shahrzad Shadman successfully passed her candidacy exam: congratulations!
  • 28/04/2017                                                                                                      Dang Tung Nguyen successfully defended his PhD thesis: he is the first PhD student graduating from FIMAP: congratulations !!!
  • 17/04/2017                                                                                                       A group of us attended the syomposium of Advanced Multifunctional Fibers and Textiles at MRS spring 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. Prof. Sorin gave an invited talk. Dang Tung Nguyen, Wei Yan and Alexis Page gave oral presenations. (See picture below)
  • 09/04/2017                                                                                              Prof. Sorin gave an invited talk on “Multi-material optoelectronic devices” at the SPIE Defense + Security 2017 in Anaheim, California.
  • 01/04/2017                                                                                                      Jean-Loup Skora is joining FIMAP for his internship: welcome!
  • 24/03/2017                                                                                                   Wei Yan’s paper- “Microstructure tailoring of selenium-core multimaterial optoelectronic fibers has been published on-line in Optical Materials Express.It was selected as an Editor’s pick paper: Congratultions!!
  • 24/03/2017                                                                                               Our paper on touch sensing fibers was highlighted in the JPhys+ News blog !
  • 15/03/2017                                                                                                  Dr. Bastien Schyrr is joining FIMAP as a new postdoc: welcome!
  • 01/03/2017                                                                                                      Prof. Sorin’s work is highlighted in the Special issue for Emerging Leaders of the Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics. 
  • 01/03/2017                                                                                                      Dang Tung Nguyen and Alexis Page’s paper is published in the Journal of Physics D: APplied Physics: “Multi-material micro-electromechanical fibers with bendable functional domains”
  • 24/01/2017                                                                                                      Dang Tung Nguyen’s paper – “Controlled Sub-micrometer Hierarchical Textures Engineered In Polymeric Fibers and Micro-Channels Via Thermal Drawing” has been published on-line in Advanced Functional Materials. Congratulations!!EPFL-STI news communication can be found here.
  • 17/01/2017                                                                                                  Prof. Sorin receives the Dupont Early Career Grant Award 2016