Empa, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology
Alex Dommann is heading the Department « Materials meet Life » at Empa. He received his PhD in Solid State Physics in 1988 from ETHZ in Switzerland. His research concentrates on the surface analysis, bio surface interactions, structuring, coating and characterization of thin films. He is member of different national and international committees and teaches Biomaterials, Crystallography and MEMS technology at different Swiss universities and has published more than 150 papers. He is member of the Swiss Academy of Engineering Science (SATW) and Adjunct Professor at the University of Berne.