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Thomas Mueller received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from TU Vienna in 2001 and 2004, respectively. In 2007 he joined the IBM Watson Research Center, USA, as a Postdoc, working on carbon-based optoelectronics. At the end of 2009 he returned to TU Vienna, where he currently holds an Associate Professor position. His research focuses on electronic and photonic devices based on two-dimensional materials. He (co-)authored more than 100 peer-reviewed publications in leading scientific journals. Selected awards include the START-Prize, the Fritz Kohlrausch-Prize, and the ASciNA Award.