About Me

J. Fernández-Rossier leads the group of Theory of Quantum Nanostructures at INL  (Braga, Portugal) since 2011. He obtained  a Diploma (1994) and a PhD (1999) on Physics from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. He then spend    2 years (99-01) as a postdoctoral researcher at the Physics Department of the University of California San Diego and 18 months (01-03) at the Physics Department of the University of Texas at Austin. In 2003 he  obtained a "Ramón y Cajal" assistant professor position in the Universidad de Alicante (UA). He was promoted to a permanent position in 2008 and to  associate professor (professor titular) in 2009.  Since 2011  he is on leave from the UA  and he holds a tenured staff researcher  position at the INL  (Braga, Portugal). He has graduated 8 PhD students, coauthored more than 150 papers, coordinated several European and national research projects. His research interests include 2D materials, on-surface atomic scale magnetism, nanographenes, scanning tunnel microscopies, quantum sensing and quantum computing.