Thomas obtained his PhD in experimental physics from ETH Zurich where he developed fast high-precision sensing techniques for single-electron tunnelling in semiconductor nanostructures.
As a post-doctoral researcher in the Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge, he has been involved in a number of projects centred around manipulation and quantification of nanomolecules using microfluidic technologies. These include among others approaches for off-line detection, diffusional sizing, as well as centrifugal and electrophoretic separation.
In 2014 Thomas joined Fluidic Analytics as Head of Development. In 2018 Thomas moved to Zurich to establish Fluidic's Blue Skies Development Lab.