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Jose A. Garrido

Jose A. Garrido

Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia

Engineering Sciences

Jose A. Garrido is an ICREA Research Professor at the Catalan Institute of Nanosciences and Nanotechnology-ICN2 in Barcelona, and head of the Advanced Electronic Materials and Devices group. He received a Master and PhD degree in Telecommunication Engineering from the Technical University of Madrid, in 1996 and 2000, respectively. From 2001 to 2004, he worked as a postdoc at the Walter Schottky Institute, Technische Universität München, where he obtained his habilitation in experimental physics in 2010. From 2011 to 2015, Jose A. Garrido held a lecturer (privatdozent) position at the department of physics of the Technische Universität München. In September 2015, Jose A. Garrido joined ICN2 as ICREA Professor, where he is also serving as Vicedirector. In Dec 2019. Jose A Garrido founded INBRAIN Neuroelectronics, a spin-off of ICN2 and ICREA that develops medical solutions based on innovative graphene technologies; he is Chief Scientific Officer at INBRAIN.

Research interests

Jose A. Garrido leads the Advanced Electronic Materials and Devices group at ICN2. The activities of the team focus on technology and material science of novel electronic materials, with a strong emphasis on graphene and other 2D materials. In addition, the team works towards the development of technological applications of these materials in electronics, neural interfaces and bioelectronics. The activities cut across different scientific aspects, from fundamentals (physics of devices and semiconductors) to materials (growth of graphene and 2D materials, surface functionalization, advanced characterization), through devices (fabrication technology, nanofabrication), and to applications (neural implants and biomedical technologies, biosensors, energy storage, etc).

Selected publications

– Garcia-Cortadella R, Schwesig G, Jeschke C, Illa X, Gray AL, Savage S, Stamatidou E, Schiess I, Masvidal-Codina E, Kostarelos K, Guimerà-Brunet, Sirota A, Garrido JA 2021. “Graphene active sensor arrays for long-term and wireless mapping of wide frequency band epicortical brain activity”, Nature Communications 12 (1), 211.

– Masvidal-Codina E, Smith TM, Rathore D, Gao Y, Illa X, Prats-Alfonso E, Del Corro E, Bonaccini AC,  Rius G, Martin-Fernandez I, Guger C, Reitner P, Villa R, Garrido JA, Guimera-Brunet A, Wykes RC  2021, ‘Characterization of optogenetically-induced cortical spreading depression in awake mice using graphene micro-transistor arrays‘, Journal Of Neural Engineering, 18, 5, 055002.

– Schaefer CM, Roque JMC, Sauthier G, Bousquet J, Hebert C, Sperling JR, Perez-Tomas A, Santiso J, del Corro E & Garrido JA  2021, ‘Carbon Incorporation in MOCVD of MoS2 Thin Films Grown from an Organosulfide Precursor‘, Chemistry Of Materials, 33, 12, 4474 – 4487.

– Nguyen, Diep; Valet, Manon; Degardin, Julie; Boucherit, Leyna; Illa, Xavi; de la Cruz, Jose; del Corro, Elena; Bousquet, Jessica; Garrido, Jose A.; Hebert, Clement; Picaud, Serge 2021, ‘Novel Graphene Electrode for Retinal Implants: An in vivo Biocompatibility Study‘, Frontiers In Neuroscience, 15, 615256.

– Cisneros-Fernandez J, Garcia-Cortadella R, Illa X, Martinez-Aguilar J, Paetzold J, Mohrlok R, Kurnoth M, Jeschke C, Teres L, Garrido JA, Guimera-Brunet A & Serra-Graells F 2021, ‘A 1024-Channel 10-Bit 36-mu W/ch CMOS ROIC for Multiplexed GFET-Only Sensor Arrays in Brain Mapping‘, Ieee Transactions On Biomedical Circuits And Systems, 15, 5, 860 – 876.

– Guimerà-Brunet A, Masvidal-Codina E, Cisneros-Fernández J, Serra-Graells F & Garrido JA 2021, ‘Novel transducers for high-channel-count neuroelectronic recording interfaces’, Current Opinion in Biotechnology; 72: 39 – 47.

Selected research activities

Coordinator, BrainCom, EU – FET-Proactive

Coordinator, iVISION, La Caixa Health Research

ICREA Memoir 2021