Affiliation: University of Copenhagen, DK
Keywords:molecular electronics, charge transport, heat transport, quantum interference
Gemma C. Solomon majored in Chemical Physics at the University of Western Australia before moving to the University of Sydney where she completed her BSc(Hons) in 2003, for which she was awarded the University Medal. She received her PhD in Chemistry from the University of Sydney where she worked with Prof. Jeffrey Reimers and Prof. Noel Hush. In 2006, she moved to Northwestern University, USA where she was a postdoctoral fellow with Prof. Mark Ratner until moving to the University of Copenhagen in 2010 to start her independent career as an assistant professor in Chemistry. She received an ERC starting grant in 2010, was promoted to associate professor in 2012 and received the Sapere Aude grant from the Danish Council for Independent Research | Natural Sciences in 2013. In 2014, she was awarded the Torkil Holm Prize from the Danish Academy for Technical Sciences and in 2016 she was awarded a Löwdin Lectureship in recognition of her research in molecular electronics. She has authored over 50 peer-reviewed publications and is a Senior Editor for the Journal of Physical Chemistry.