Researcher

Professor Adam Micolich

My Expertise

Nanoelectronics, quantum electronic devices, nanotechnology, physics

Field of Research (FoR)

Biography

Adam works on the electronic properties of nanoscale devices. He has diverse research interests encompassing semiconductor nanoelectronics, quantum devices and bioelectronics, and has previously worked on interesting side-topics including the fractal analysis of artwork by Jackson Pollock.  He has been working at UNSW since 2002, previously as an ARC Postdoctoral Fellow (2003 - 2006) and ARC Future Fellow (2010 - 2014) in the School of...view more

Adam works on the electronic properties of nanoscale devices. He has diverse research interests encompassing semiconductor nanoelectronics, quantum devices and bioelectronics, and has previously worked on interesting side-topics including the fractal analysis of artwork by Jackson Pollock.  He has been working at UNSW since 2002, previously as an ARC Postdoctoral Fellow (2003 - 2006) and ARC Future Fellow (2010 - 2014) in the School of Physics. Adam has over 100 refereed research publications in areas ranging from physics to education research, and has recently co-edited two books on nanotechnology research in Australia.


My Grants

  • ARC Discovery Projects DP17: "Bioelectronic logic", A.P. Micolich, P. Meredith (Swansea U.), C. Prinz (Lund U.)
  • ARC Discovery Projects DP17: "Building up quantum electronics with tailored semiconductor nanostructures", A.P. Micolich & P. Caroff (ANU)
  • JSPS Long-term Invitational Fellowship 2019: "Nanowire transistor devices for single-molecule analysis of proton-pumping by biomolecular motors", H. Noji (U. Tokyo).

My Qualifications

Ph.D. in Physics, UNSW, 2001; B. Sc. (Hons) in Physics, UNSW, 1997.


My Research Activities

  • Electronic properties of semiconductor nanowires and nanowire transistors.
  • Electronic properties of soft ionically-active materials for device applications (e.g., polymer electrolytes).
  • Development of nanoscale electronics for single-molecule biophysics experiments.
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Location

Rm G57A, Old Main Building K15

Contact

93856132
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