Top 100 minds in Berlin Science

In October, Tagesspiegel named Catherine Dubourdieu, GraFOx member and Head of Institute at Helmholz Zentrum Berlin, as one of the 100 most important minds in the Berlin scientific landscape. Catherine was recognized for her research on new materials and their physics for energy-efficient neuromorphic and quantum technologies.

In May of this year, Catherine was awarded an ERC advanced grant for her research project LUCIOLE, aimed at combining ferroelectric polar textures with conventional silicon technologies. 

Catherine is co-coordinator of the Cluster D – Devices group at GraFOx with Joachim Würfl (FBH), which focusses on the potential of oxides studied in GraFOx for device applications. She is also the PI on three projects: Ga2O3-based memristive devices, Semiconducting or insulating amorphous and epitaxial Ga2O3, and Dielectrics (HfO2, ZrO2, HfZrO, Ga2O3, Al2O3, …) for electronic devices.

We are extremely proud of Catherine and delighted that she is receiving the recognition she deserves for her outstanding work.