His research focuses on self-assembly and transfer methods for nanopatterning applications.
Heiko Wolf studied chemistry at the University of Mainz, Germany, and at Kyoto University, Japan. He received a diploma degree in chemistry from the University of Mainz in 1992. In 1995, he received a Ph.D. degree in chemistry from the University of Mainz for work done in collaboration with IBM's Zurich Research Laboratory on self-assembled monolayers.
After three years as a Research Scientist in the polymer division at Degussa AG, he joined the microcontact processing group of the IBM Research – Zurich Laboratory as a Research Staff Member in 1999.