Phillip Stanley-Marbell

Research Scientist, IBM Research
Adliswil, Switzerland

About Phillip


I am a researcher with a focus on bits that misbehave, bits that cause the movement of atoms, and atoms that control the movement of bits.


Dutch, English, German

TED Conference

TEDGlobal 2012

Areas of Expertise

Nanotechnology, Computer Science , Algorithms

An idea worth spreading

What can be said at all can be said clearly, and what we can not talk about, we must pass over in silence.

I'm passionate about

Ideas at the boundary of disciplines.


Carnegie Mellon

Talk to me about

Learning to play the violoncello as an adult beginner.

People don't know I'm good at

Baking bread.

My TED story

A few years ago, a friend emailed me a link to a TED talk by Sir Ken Robinson; in TED, I discovered a new close intellectually-stimulating friend.

Favorite talks

Comments & conversations