Alexander von Humboldt-Professur

Picture of  Vahid Sandoghdar

Award year: 2011

Category: Award / Honour

Type: Alexander von Humboldt-Professur

Awarding organization: Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung

Vahid Sandoghdar is one of the world’s leading scientists in the field of nano-optics and biophotonics. In his work, he aims to push the boundaries of research into light and matter in the smallest of spaces even further so as to improve our understanding and use of their interactions. He has developed new methods for visualisation and spectroscopy of individual molecules and nanoparticles and has thus influenced other areas of research.