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Bernd Gotsmann is a Principal Research Staff Member in the Science & Technology department at IBM Research – Zurich.
His research is focused on nanoscale electronics with applications in thermal transport, thermoelectricity, tribology, molecular electronics and nanomechanics. He is principal investigator in the EU projects SCHINES, QuIET, EFINED and MANIC, and the SNSF projects Hydronics and Molecular Scale Thermal Transport.
Bernd Gotsmann studied Physics at the University of Muenster, Germany, and the University of York, UK. After receiving his PhD he joined IBM in 2001 as a postdoctoral fellow and became a Research Staff Member in 2006. He is manager of the Physics and Science of Information Group at IBM Research.
Since 2020 he is president of division 2 of the Swiss National Research Council.