Argonne National Laboratory

Michael Norman

Interim Associate Laboratory Director & Argonne Distinguished Fellow

Education

Ph.D. Physics, Tulane University, 1983
B.S. Physics, Louisiana State University - Shreveport, 1979 (Summa Cum Laude)

Honors

LSU-S Circle of Excellence Award (2008)
University of Chicago Distinguished Performance Award (1999)
Fellow of the American Physical Society (1995)

Professional Experiences

2015-present: Fellow, Institute for Molecular Engineering, University of Chicago
2011-2018: Director, Materials Science Division
2009-present: Principal Investigator, Center for Emergent Superconductivity
2008-present: Argonne Distinguished Fellow
2007-2010: Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, Northwestern University
2000-2011: Head, Condensed Matter Theory Group, Argonne National Laboratory
1998-2008: Senior Physicist, Argonne National Laboratory
Fall 2003: Invited Professorship, ESPCI, Paris, France
Fall 2001: Visiting Scientist, SPhT, Saclay, France
Fall 2000, Winter 2005: Visitor, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Santa Barbara
1989-2000: Principal Investigator, NSF S&T Center for Superconductivity
1990-1998: Physicist, Argonne National Laboratory
Summer 1994, 1998, 2001, 2004, 2007: Visitor, Aspen Center for Physics
Fall 1992: Visiting Scientist, Department of Physics, Cambridge University, UK
1986-1990: Assistant Physicist, Argonne National Laboratory
1983-1986: Director's Postdoctoral Appointee, Argonne National Laboratory
1983-1985: Research Associate, Department of Physics, Northwestern University

Conference Organizer

10. Competing Interactions and Colossal Responses in Transition Metal Compounds, June 26-30, 2017, Telluride, Colorado
9. Competing Interactions and Colossal Responses in Transition Metal Compounds, June 8-12, 2015, Telluride, Colorado
8. Competing Interactions and Colossal Responses in Transition Metal Compounds, July 18-22, 2011, Telluride, Colorado
7. Superconductor-Insulator Transition, Nov. 16-19, 2010, ANL
6. Vortices at Fifty Years, Nov. 7-8, 2008, ANL
5. Symposium in Honor of the 70th Birthday of Alexei Abrikosov, Nov. 6,1998, Argonne National Laboratory
4. Workshop on Poorly Conducting Metallic Oxides, June 10-12, 1998, Argonne National Laboratory
3. The Pseudogap in High Temperature Superconductors: May 19-20, 1997, University of Illinois - Chicago
2. High Temperature Superconductors: Pairing State and Mechanism, June 13-17, 1994, Argonne National Laboratory
1. Superconductors in a Magnetic Field, August 24-28, 1992, Argonne National Laboratory

Other Conference Activity

13.  Strongly Correlated Electron Systems 2017, July 17-21, 2017, Prague, Czech Republic (international advisory committee)
12.  Strong Correlated Electron Systems 2016, May 9-13, 2016, Hangzhou, China (international advisory committee)
11.  Low Energy Electrodynamics in Solids 2016, May 30 – June 3, 2016, Biwa Lake, Japan (program committee)
10.  27th International Conference on Low Temperature Physics, Aug. 6-14, 2014, Buenos Aires, Argentina  (program committee)
9.  Strong Correlated Electron Systems 2014, July 7-11, 2014, Grenoble, France (international advisory committee)
8.  Low Energy Electrodynamics in Solids 2014, June 29 – July 4, 2014, Domaine Saint Hilaire, France (program committee)
7.  Strong Correlated Electron Systems 2013, Aug. 5-9, 2013, Tokyo, Japan (international advisory committee)
6. Materials and Mechanisms in Superconductivity 2012 (program committee co-chair)
5. Strong Correlated Electron Systems 2011, Aug. 29 – Sept. 3, 2011, Cambridge, England (program committee)
4. 26th International Conference on Low Temperature Physics, Aug. 10-17, 2011, Beijing, China (advisory board)
3. International Conference on Neutron Scattering, May 3-7, 2009, Knoxville, TN (program committee)
2. Gordon Research Conference on Superconductivity, Jan. 22-27, 2006, Buellton, CA (discussion leader)
1. Spectroscopies in Novel Superconductors, March 17-19, 1993, Santa Fe, NM (conference summarizer)

Organizing Committee

9. Workshop on Quantum Sensing, Dec. 12-14, 2017, Argonne National Laboratory
8. Discovery in Basic Energy Sciences: The Role of Computing at the Extreme Scale, Aug. 13-15, 2009, Washington, DC
7. Critical Issues Related to Higher Temperature Superconductors, June 22-26, 2009, KITP, Santa Barbara,
6. Possibility of Room Temperature Superconductivity, June 10-11, 2005, Univ. of Notre Dame
5. Quantum Phase Transitions, Jan. 10 – Apr. 29, 2005, ITP, Santa Barbara, CA
4. Pseudogaps in Strongly Correlated Metals, Aug. 9 – Sep. 12, 2004, Aspen, CO
3. Spectroscopies in Novel Superconductors, May 14-18, 2001, Chicago, IL
2. Fundamental Processes of Electron Transport in High Tc Junctions, Aug. 23-24, 1996, Argonne National Laboratory
1. Electronic Properties of Disordered Systems, Aug. 23-27, 1993, Argonne National Laboratory

Advisory Committee

5. Center for Computational Materials Sciences, Brookhaven National Laboratory, 2015-
4. U S Dept. of Energy, Basic Energy Sciences subcommittee on Facing our Energy Challenges, 2008-2009
3. Science Advisory Board, UC/ANL Joint Theory Institute, 2006-2009
2. US Dept. of Energy, Basic Energy Sciences subcommittee on Theory and Computation, 2004
1. Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Superconductivity Program, 1998-2003 (Chair)

Editorial Board

  1. Physical Review X, 2015-present
  2. Physical Review B, 2000-2005

Postdocs Supervised

  1. Carlos Sa de Melo (1991-1993)
  2. Roland Fehrenbacher (1993-1995)
  3. Yuri Vilk (1995-1997)
  4. Denis Golosov (1996-1998)
  5. Gianfranco Preosti (1997-1998)
  6. Boldizsar Janko (1998-1999)
  7. Matthias Eschrig (1999-2001)
  8. Yaroslaw Bazalliy (2000-2003)
  9. Revaz Ramazashvili (2001-2004)
  10. Alexios Klironomos (2003-2006)
  11. Indranil Paul (2005-2007)
  12. Ashot Melikyan (2006-2008)
  13. Tobias Micklitz (2007-2009)
  14. Zoran Ristivojevic (2009-2010)
  15. Alex Levchenko (2009-2011)
  16. Jie Lin (2009-2011)
  17. Victor Vakaryuk (2010-2012)
  18. Jasper van Wezel (2010-2012)
  19. Vivek Mishra (2012-2015)
  20. Antia Botana (2015-2018)

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