Hatice Altug receives Emmy Noether Distinction for Women in Physics
The European Physical Society (EPS) awarded the professor of the School of Engineering for her research
Hatice Altug, full professor at the Institute of Bioengineering at EPFL, received the Emmy Noether Distinction for Women in Physics 2020 for her seminal contributions to light-matter interaction at the nanoscale, manipulation of light on-chip and application of nanophotonics in biology, and for her inspiring role for the next generation of researchers and women.
She is leading the Bionanophotonic Systems Laboratory (BIOS) and with her team, she is working on next-generation biosensors, spectroscopy and bioimaging technologies. Her lab is also developing new nanodevices capable of measuring biomolecules, pathogens and living systems.