Dr. Michael Saliba
Michael Saliba is a group leader at the Adolphe Merkle Institute in Fribourg, Switzerland. He has an h-index of 40 and published over 80 works in the fields of plasmonics, lasers, LEDs, and perovskite solar cells. Times Higher Education considers him the 3rd most influential scientist in perovskite research based on number of publications and quality. He is also on the 2018 list of ISI Highly Cited Researchers.
In 2016, he was awarded the Young Scientist Award of the German University Association.
In 2017, he was awarded the Science Award of the Fraunhofer UMSICHT institute, the René Wasserman Award of EPFL, and the Postdoctoral Award of the Materials Research Society (MRS). He was also named as one of the World’s 35 Innovators Under 35 by the MIT Technology Review for his pioneering discoveries in the field of perovskite solar cells and optoelectronics.
In 2018, he was selected as a Member of the Global Young Academy and the National Young Academy of Germany.