Antony George

Dr. Antony George

Adjunct Professor

Dr. Antony George is a Materials Scientist/Nanofabrication Expert/Deep Tech Entrepreneur. Presently Scientific Staff at Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany.

Currently working on establishing an Indo-German start-up company (NanoMatter) focusing on the development of applications based on ultrathin semiconducting nanosheets. Nanomatter develops large-scale substrate-agnostic metal-organic chemical vapor deposition.

(MOCVD) processes for semiconducting nanosheets targeting industries including semiconductor technology, display technology, and next-generation energy storage.


Doctor of Philosophy (Natural Sciences)                             December 2011

University of Twente, The Netherlands

Dissertation title: “Sub‐50 nm scale to micrometer scale soft lithographic  atterning of functional materials”

Master of Technology (Nanotechnology)                            November 2006

Amity University, Uttar Pradesh, India

Bachelor of Technology (Mechanical Engineering)         August 2003

Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kerala, India


  • “Patterning and area selective property tuning of graphene for ultra-thin flexible devices” Rubicon
  • Research Grant 2012, Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research, PI, 2012- 2015
  • “H2O: Heterostructures of 2D Materials and Organic Semiconductor Nanolayers” EU Flag‐Era Project
  • SFB‐NOA project B2/DFG: Nonlinear optics of atomic membranes coupled to resonant photonic nanostructures.
  • 2D Sens: Ultrasensitive energieeffiziente Gassensoren aus 2D-Materialien
  • SPP2244 project/DFG: Interlayer excitons in advanced, CVD-based van der Waals heterostructures with controlled moiré wavelength
  • DFG project: Investigation of the role of intrinsic defects on optical and optoelectronic properties of transition metal dichalcogenides monolayers and lateral heterostructures prepared by their tailored synthesis.


  • authored 60+ publications in high-impact peer-reviewed journals including Nature Nanotechnology, Nature Photonics, Nature Communications, Advanced Materials, Advanced Energy Materials, Advanced Functional Materials, Nano Letters, ACS Nano, Small, etc., and participated in the invention of five patents. Citations: 2680, h-index: 25, i10-index: 36



  • Peer‐Review activity: functioned as reviewer for high impact journals such as Advanced Materials, Advanced Functional Materials, ACS nano etc.