Geir Helgesen

Deputy Head of Department

Dr.Scient., University of Oslo, 1991.

Field of Expertise:

  • Nanocarbon: structure and properties of carbon nanotubes, nanocones and nanocarbon composite materials
  • Magnetism and magnetic materials: magentic nanoparticles , magnetic colloids and ferrofluids, magnetic aggregation and magnetic separation, magnetocaloric materials
  • Complex liquids: structure of polymer solution and liquid crystals, ferrofluids
  • Experimental techniques; optical and electron microscopy, X-ray and neutron scattering, scanning probe microscopy, magnetometry

Research and Academic Activities:

  • Member of the Physics Department staff since 1993
  • Adjunct Professor, University of oslo (2007-)
  • Board member of Condensed Division of the Norwegian Physical Society (2003-2006)
  • Editor of Physica Scripta (1995-2000)
  • Member of the Norwegian and the European Physical Societies
  • Management Committee member COST Action CA15107 – MultiComp (2016-)
  • Project manager for several Research Council of Norway funded projects
  • Peer-review work for various physical/material science journals
  • Co-organizer of the Geilo ASI schools and other conferences