Nobel laureate becomes an honorary professor of Xiamen University

Posted: 2016-04-08   Visits: 63

    On 6 April, the 95th birthday of Xiamen University, Kostantin Novoselov, the 2010 Nobel Prize winner in Physics, accepted the honorary professorship conferred by Xiamen University.

    Kostantin Novoselov has been supporting Xiamen University, since 2014, in the cultivation of students, scientific research, and discipline programming. At the ceremony, he expressed his thanks to Xiamen University for the honorary position, and promised to further promote the cooperation between Xiamen University and the University of Manchester. After the ceremony, Kostantin Novoselov gave a lecture on “Materials in the Flatland:the story of sp2 carbon”. 

    Profile: Kostantin Novoselov (born23 August1974) is a Russian-British physicist, and Langworthy Professor in the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Manchester. His work on graphene with Andre Geim earned them the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2010.