Dr. Johann Michler - Personal Page


Johann Michler is head of the Laboratory of Mechanics of Materials and Nanostructures at EMPA. He received his diploma in Materials Science at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg in Germany in 1995 and a PhD degree in Materials Science at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, Switzer-land in 2000. He is lecturer at EPFL since 2005. At EMPA he started his activities as staff scientist in me-chanical properties of thin films in 2000. His current research interest focuses on scale dependent me-chanical properties of materials. His research efforts include the development of in-situ SEM, Raman, AFM mechanical testing methods and novel synthesis methods for metals and semiconductors like electrochemical or physical vapor deposition. He is the author or co-author of more than 300 publica-tions, organized several international conferences, and is co-founder of two start-ups.


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