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Laboratory of Colloid and Surface Chemistry (LCSC)

University of Geneva

Borkovec, Michal, Dr., full professor

Phone: +41 22 379 6405
Fax: +41 22 379 6069
Room: 168

Mailing address:
Sciences II - CHIAM
University of Geneva
Quai Ernest-Ansermet 30
1205 Geneva, Switzerland
Michal Borkovec

Professor Borkovec received his PhD in Chemistry at Columbia University in 1986, and thereafter was working as a lecturer at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology. In 1998, he was appointed as an associate professor at Clarkson University, and was promoted to a full professor in the year 2000. He moved to Geneva shortly thereafter.

His main research focus is physical chemistry of colloids, surfaces, and polymers. He is also interested in applications of these topics in environmental engineering and industrial process control. You may inspect his publications and citations through Google Scholar or his ResearcherID C-6022-2014. He is elected member Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences and recepient of the Graham Prize. He further was member of the Langmuir Editorial Advisory Board and of the Swiss National Research Council. You may also view his biographical sketch in pdf-format or his academic tree here.

His teaching activities include courses in general, analytical, and instrumental chemistry. His current course program can viewed through the following link.

He retires in summer 2021 and his research group will be dissolved. You may find a summary of his past research activities here. You may contact him through his personal webpage.