Christian Binek.

Charles Bessey Professor of Physics

Director, Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience

Director, Nebraska Nanoscale Facility

Scientific Director Nebraska EPSCoR RII Track-1: Emergent Quantum Materials and Technologies (EQUATE)

Physics and Astronomy

N201A Voelte-Keegan Nanoscience Research Center
Lincoln, NE 68588
(402) 472-5231
  • Ph.D., Physics, Gerhard-Mercator-Universität Duisburg, 1995
  • Diplom-Physiker, Gerhard-Mercator-Universität Duisburg, 1990

Research Interests
  • Electrically controlled exchange bias
  • Experimental approach to fundamental aspects of statistical physics
  • Magnetic nanoparticles
  • Magnetic nanostructures for energy-efficient cooling

Honors and Awards
  • 2014, NCMN Ambassador Award for exceptional contributions and service to the NCMN education and outreach program
  • 2013, IKERBASQUE fellow of the Basque Foundation for Science
  • 2009, NCMN Certificate of appreciation Education and Outreach
  • 2007, Sigma Xi Outstanding young scientist award
  • 2006, NSF Career award: Education and research on nanoscale spintronic systems and heterostructures
  • 1996, Annual award of the Duisburger Universitätsgesellschaft for an outstanding Ph.D thesis

Selected Publications