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Patrick Mesquida gained his first degree in Physics (Dipl.-Phys.) at Saarland University, Saarbruecken, Germany in 1999. In 2002, he was awarded a PhD in Nanotechnology at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zürich) and moved to University College London, where he carried out postdoctoral research with the Interdisciplinary Research Collaboration (IRC) for Nanotechnology at the Bone and Mineral Centre and the London Centre for Nanotechnology. He joined King’s College London as Lecturer in Materials Science in 2005 before moving to the Physics Department in 2010. In 2012 and from 2016 to 2018 he was a Visiting Professor at the Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien, Austria) and also became a Senior Lecturer in the Physics Department at King’s.


Research interests:

  • Biophysics and Nanotechnology
  • Surfaces and Interfaces
  • Scanning-probe methods development with focus on nanomechanical and nanoelectrical properties
  • Soft-Lithography