Professor John Pethica
Surface and nanometer scale properties of materials. Study of mechanical properties using nanoindentation and of surface atomic structure and transport processes using scanning tunnelling microscopy. Development of atom resolved AFM and force spectroscopy of single bonds.
- Holweck Medal, Sociéte Francaise de Physique & IoP, 2002
- Hughes Medal, Royal Society, 2001
- Rosenhain Medal and Prize, Institute of Materials, 1997
- Sabbatical Chair, Sony corporation R&D, Japan, 1993-4