Hinrich at Sola Basel

On May 25th, 2019, Ph.D. students Hinrich Mattiat and Giulio Romagnoli and Prof. Poggio took part in the 2nd annual Sola Basel running relay along with members of the Zardo Group and friends. The 10-person teamed ended up in 29th place with help from Giulio, Hinrich, and Martino placing 10th, 14th, and 17th in their respective legs. Here, Hinrich can be seen speeding down hill.




  • Bike Tour 2018

    On Friday, May 11th, 2018, the group went on a day-long bicycle tour of nearby Alsace, France.

  • Davide, Martino, and the Probe

    Prof. Poggio and Ph.D. student Davide Cadeddu are shown here with our custom-made 3He scanning probe microscope.

  • Nanowires as Scanning Force Sensors

    A new type of atomic force microscope (AFM) uses nanowires as tiny sensors. Unlike standard AFM, the device with a nanowire sensor enables measurements of both the size and direction of forces.

  • SNI Video 2014

    In December 2014, the group was featured in a Swiss Nanoscience Institute (SNI) video on the Masters and Ph.D. school on nanoscience here at the University of Basel. (Video)

  • Group Kart Outing

    On the afternoon of Thursday the 25.11.2021, the group took some time to go karting.