Emiliano Cortés

Professor in Experimental Physics

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU)

Munich, Germany

W: www.hybridplasmonics.org  

E: Emiliano.Cortes@lmu.de    

P: +49 89 2180 83902

T: @HybridNano

Keywords: Plasmonics, Photocatalysis, Electrocatalysis, Surface and Colloidal Chemistry

Full profile: Emiliano holds a W2 tenure-track professorship at the Faculty of Physics in LMU Munich and is the academic lead of the Plasmonic Chemistry Group. He is also a visiting researcher at the Chemistry Department, University College London, UK, and at the Physics Department, Imperial College London, UK. His research interests lie at the interface between chemistry and physics, focusing on the development of novel nanomaterials and techniques with applications in energy conversion, photo and electrocatalysis.

Emiliano studied chemistry at the National University of La Plata in Argentina. He was one of the founders of Nanodetection, a start-up company based on plasmonic sensing. He was also a Marie-Skłodowska-Curie research fellow at Imperial College London, UK. In 2018, he was awarded with the ERC Starting Grant from the European Commission for his project CATALIGHT. He is currently a Principal Investigator (PI) of two German excellence research clusters, Nanoinitiative Munich (NIM) and e-conversion.