GENERAL SEMINAR: Prof. Andrej Kuznetsov, University of Oslo, Norway
Andrej Kuznetsov was awarded with his Ph.D. degree in physics from the Russian Academy of Sciences
in 1992 and accomplished his habilitation in solid state electronics in 2000 at the Royal Institute of
Technology in Sweden. In 2001 he joined the Department of Physics at the University of Oslo in Norway
as an associate professor and was subsequently promoted to the full professor rank in 2003. From
2018 he acts as the Chair of the Centre of Excellence: Light and Electricity from Novel Semiconductors
(LENS)—as a part of the Centre for Materials Science and Nanotechnology at the University of Oslo.
His focus is to understand novel semiconductors, searching for new fundamental phenomena and
enabling new device functionalities. His work resulted in >200 peer-review publications, scoring >6000
citations, h=41 by August 2022. He taught at different levels, at present gives an introductory
condensed matter physics course at the BSc level, as well as supervised a big number of students at
the MSc and PhD levels. He managed research funds in Russia, Sweden, Norway, as well as EU grants.