Universität Basel

Daniel Loss


Full Professor of Theoretical Physics, University of Basel. Daniel Loss is a Swiss scientist, pioneer in the field of spintronics and spin-based quantum computing. Daniel Loss received Diploma (General Relativity) and Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics (Statistical Mechanics) at the University of Zürich in 1983 and 1985, resp., where he stayed for four more years. 2020 co-director of the national center ‘NCCR SPIN’ on spin-based quantum computing in semiconductors, leading house Univ. of Basel together with IBM Zurich, ETH Zurich, and EPF Lausanne; 2012 team leader at RIKEN (CEMS). 2014 Member of the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, 2013 Member of the European Academy of Sciences, and 2000 Fellow of the American Physical Society.