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Miguel Kiwi T.

Phone(s): (56-2) 9787290, (56-2) 9787290 (Fax)
Departamento de Física, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Chile.
Las Palmeras 3425, Ñuñoa, Santiago, Chile.

Research Areas

  • Structure and properties of metallic nanoclusters.
  • Magnetic multilayers, their properties and applications as sensors.
  • How do carbon nanotubes filled with iron behave?

National and International Committees and Honors

  • Fundación Benigno Polanco Prize to the best Mechanical Engineer graduated in 1961.
  • Member of Sigma Xi.
  • Member of the Raven Society, Honorary Society of the University of Virginia.
  • Associate member of the Centro Atómico Bariloche (1986).
  • Critics Prize, international category, awarded by the Valparaíso Arts Critics Circle, for the Exposition Estética en las Ciencias.
  • Fellow of the American Physical Society (1993).
  • Full Member of the “Academia de Ciencias del Instituto de Chile” (1994).
  • Medal for Distinguished Professional Trajectory, Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María (2007).
  • Rector’s Medal, Universidad de Chile (2007).
  • National Science Prize for the Exact Sciences (2007).

Guieded Graduate Thesis (Since 2006)

  • Rafael González (PhD).
  • Pamela Soza (PhD).


  • FONDECYT 1071062 (Inv. Principal).
  • FONDECYT 1090225 (Coinvestigador).


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