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Joël Mesot

ETH Zurich

Joël Mesot studied physics at ETH Zurich and obtained a doctorate in solid-state physics in 1992. In 1995, he was awarded the SPS (Swiss Physical Society) IBM Prize and in 2002 the ETH Zurich Latsis Prize. After residing in France (Institut Laue-Langevin, Grenoble) and the USA (Argonne National Laboratory, Chicago), he returned to ETH and joined PSI, where he became Head of the Laboratory for Neutron Scattering in 2004 and was appointed Director by the Federal Council in 2007 until he took over the Presidency of ETH Zurich.

He has been a member of the ETH Board since 2010 and Second Vice-President of the Marcel Benoist Foundation, as well as a member of the Board of Switzerland Innovation. Internationally, Joël Mesot is a member of the Senate of the Helm­holtz Association of German Research Centers and member of various non-European expert committees, such as the Governing Board of the CREATE center in Singapore.

Events with Joël Mesot

Mon | Nov 09, 2020 | 13.00 - 15.00 Europe/Berlin Time

Falling Walls Grand Finale: The Breakthroughs of the Year

We are proud to welcome more than 500 speakers from the global science community on our digital stage from 1 – 10 November 2020. At the intersection of science and society they present and discuss some of the most pressing topics of our time.

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