Stemmer Research Group
Functional oxide thin films and advanced structural characterization techniques

Professor Susanne Stemmer


Complex oxide thin films and heterostructures. Strong electron correlations. Scanning transmission electron microscopy imaging and spectroscopy techniques. Novel dielectrics and interfaces.


Ph.D. (1995) University of Stuttgart (Max-Planck-Institut fur Metallforschung), Stuttgart, Germany. Advisor: Professor M. Ruhle.

Diploma (1992) in Materials Science and Engineering, Friedrich-Alexander Universitat Erlangen-Nurnberg, Germany.



Fellow of the Microscopy Society of Amerinca; Fellow of the Materials Research Society; Fellow of the American Physical Society; Fellow of the American Ceramic Society; Matsen Lectureship, University of Texas, Austin; Edward C. Henry Award, American Ceramic Society; CAREER Award, National Science Foundation; Training and Mobility of Researchers (TMR) grant, European Commission.