Patrick Maletinsky is an associate professor at the Department of Physics at Basel University, where he has been leading his research group since 2012. He has joined the Department after studies of physics at ETH and the école normal supérieure, a Ph.D. at ETH Zurich and a postdoc at Harvard University.

His main research interests are the development of novel, spin-based quantum sensing technologies and their applications to the nanoscience and to solid-state, mesoscopic physics.