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Konstantin Novoselov

Class of 2023-24

Sir Konstantin Novoselov

Director, Institute for Functional Intelligent Materials
Tan Chin Tuan Centennial Professor
National University of Singapore

An expert in condensed matter physics, mesoscopic physics and nanotechnology, Sir Konstantin Novoselov is best known for isolating graphene at The University of Manchester in 2004. Novoselov shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2010 for the achievement. 

Novoselov earned his doctorate from Radboud University of Nijmegen, Netherlands.

He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and a fellow of the Royal Society in the United Kingdom.

Honors include the Nicholas Kurti Science Prize from Oxford Instruments, the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics Young Scientist Prize, the Otto Warburg Medal from the German Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and the John von Neumann Professorship from the John von Neumann Computer Society and Budapest University of Technology and Economics.

Novoselov is a Knight Commander of the Order of the Netherlands Lion and a Knight Bachelor in the United Kingdom for services to science.

Novoselov will collaborate with faculty, researchers and students in the College of Arts and Sciences.