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David Tomanek

Michigan State University

s-mail:Department of Physics and Astronomy
Michigan State University
East Lansing, Michigan 48824-2320

phone:+49 (0)941 943-2034 (use real names!)

Brief Bio:

David Tománek is a leading expert in the development and application of numerical techniques for structural, electronic, and optical properties of surfaces, low-dimensional systems and nanostructures, computer simulations of fullerenes, nanotubes, ferrofluids, metallic and magnetic clusters. He received his M.Sc. (Diploma) in theoretical physics 1979 from the University of Basel, Switzerland, and his Ph.D. in 1983 from the Freie Universit{\"a}t Berlin, Germany. He had a research assistant position at the Freie Universit{\"a}t till 1985, was research associate at the AT&T Bell Labs (1985), at the University of California, Berkeley, CA (USA) (1985-1987) before joining the Physics Faculty at the Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI (USA) in 1987. He was visiting professor in numerous universities and research institutes around the world.
He is

  • Author or co-author, 165 scholarly publications in Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics.
  • Member, Editorial Advisory Board of the Materials Science forum.
    Executive Committee member, Fullerenes Group of the Electrochemical Society.
    Member, American and Swiss Physical Society.
  • Organizer and initiator, International Cluster Workshops (ICW'91, ICW'92, ICW'93),
    International Conferences on the Science and Application of Nanotubes (NT'99, NT'01, NT’02, NT’04),
    Quantum Transport conferences (QTSM’02/QFS’02).
  • Coordinator, The Nanotube Site at
  • Holds three patents related to nanotechnology.

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