Prof. Wilfred van der Wiel is a full professor of NanoElectronics at the MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology of the University of Twente. He obtained his MSc. degree in Applied Physics from Delft University of Technology in 1997. He did his PhD research on electron transport in quantum dots and electron interferometers both at Delft University of Technology and NTT Basic Research Laboratories in Japan. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in 2002. After that he joined the University of Tokyo as a PostDoc. In 2005 he moved to the MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology at the University of Twente in The Netherlands, where he took the position of Program Leader of the interdisciplinary nanoelectronics program. Presently he holds the Chair NanoElectroncis.