Sander Otte works as a professor of physics at the Faculty of Applied Sciences at the TU Delft. He is currently a teacher in the Applied Physics program providing courses in both quantum and classical mechanics. Sander Otte is involved in the Pre-University Physics MOOC, because he wants to reduce the gap between physics taught at a high school level and at an academic, more formal, level.

Having performed research in various labs in The Netherlands and the United States, he now leads his own research group, which investigates atomic scale phenomena using low temperature scanning tunneling microscopy. In particular, his group focuses on the transition between the quantum nature and the classical manifestation of matter.

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Full professor of Physics at the faculty of Applied Sciences at Delft University of Technology


PhD, Physics, Leiden University
MSc, Physics, Leiden University


Applied Science

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