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APS/CNM Users Meetings

2019 APS/CNM Users Meeting

May 6-9, 2019

The annual joint users meetings of the Center for Nanoscale Materials (CNM) and the co-located Advanced Photon Source (APS) are held at Argonne National Laboratory. Anyone is welcome to register for these meetings, which attract more than 400 registrants and 50+ vendor booths for myriad activities including technical workshops that highlight, promote, and stimulate user science; plenary sessions; poster sessions; a vendor expo; social events; and CNM short courses. A Best Student Poster Award competition is held for students who benefit from accessing the CNM.

APS/CNM Joint Plenary Session

Monday morning, May 6, 2019, APS Conference Center, Auditorium

  • KEYNOTE: Dan Nocera, Patterson Rockwood Professor of Energy, Harvard University

CNM Plenary Session

Monday afternoon, May 6, 2019, APS Conference Center, Room A1100

  • CNM KEYNOTE: 1:30 pm  Ali Yazdani, Princeton University
    Class of 1909 Professor of Physics; Director, Princeton Center for Complex Materials
    Title TBD
  • 2:15 pm  Paul Evans, University of Wisconsin at Madison
    Professor of Engineering
    Title TBD
  • 3:00 pm  Break
  • 3:20 pm  James Rondinelli, Northwestern University; Chair, CNM Users Executive Committee
    Update from the CNM Users Executive Committee
  • 3:30 pm  Hui Claire Xiong, Boise State University
    Associate Professor 
    Li-Substituted Layered Spinel Cathode Material for Sodium Ion Batteries”
  • 4:00 pm TBD
    TBD
    Title TBD
  • 4:30 pm Best Student Poster Award Winner
    TBD
    Title TBD
  • 4:45 pm Adjourn
  • Banquet at TBD
     

CNM Workshops

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Joint APS/CNM Workshop (WK1): AI for Big Data Problems in Imaging, Modeling and Synthesis

  • Co-organizers:  Mathew Cherukara and Subramanian Sankaranarayanan (CNM), Chengjun Sun and Nicholas Schwarz (APS)
  • Agenda TBD

CNM Workshop (WK4): Photon Qubit Entanglement and Transduction

  • Co-organizers: Stephen Gray, Xuedan Ma, and Xufeng Zhang (CNM)
  • Agenda TBD

Tuesday Evening - JOINT APS/CNM POSTER SESSION

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

CNM Workshop (WK2): Topological Quantum Information Science

  • Co-organizers:  Yue Cao (MSD), Pierre Darancet (CNM), Nathan Guisinger (CNM), Jessica McChesney (APS), Subramanian Sankaranarayanan (CNM), Hua Zhou (APS)
  • Agenda TBD

Joint APS/CNM Workshop (WK6): Optoelectronic Devices and Mechanical Systems based on Ultra-thin 2D Materials  

  • Co-organizers: Saptarshi Das (Penn State) and Irma Kuljanishvili (St. Louis University)
  • Agenda TBD

CNM Short Courses

Thursday, May 9, 2019

$40 full-day/$25 half-day fee in addition to meeting registration fee

  • A) Introduction to Confocal Raman Spectroscopy (Instructor: David Gosztola)
  • B) Use of Machine Learning in Nanoscale Materials Modeling (Instructors: Maria Chan and Subramanian Sankaranarayanan)
  • C) Application of Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM) for Materials Science (Instructors: Yuzi Liu and Jianguo Wen)

 

2018 Joint APS/CNM Users Meeting

May 7-10, 2018

The annual joint users meetings of the Center for Nanoscale Materials (CNM) and the co-located Advanced Photon Source (APS) are held at Argonne National Laboratory. Anyone is welcome to register for these meetings, which attract more than 400 registrants and 50+ vendor booths for myriad activities including technical workshops that highlight, promote, and stimulate user science; plenary sessions; poster sessions; a vendor expo; social events; and CNM short courses. A Best Student Poster Award competition is held for students who benefit from accessing the CNM.

Main 2018 meeting website link

Monday Morning, May 7, 2018, APS/CNM Plenary

  • JOINT SESSION KEYNOTE 

CNM Plenary Session

Monday afternoon, May 7, 2018, APS Conference Center, Room A1100

  • 1:30 pm  Dmitri Basov, Columbia University
    Higgins Professor of Physics
    Quantum Materials: Insights from Near Field Nano-optics”
  • 2:15 pm  Manos Mavrikakis, University of Wisconsin at Madison
    Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor and Paul A. Elfers Professor, and Chair, College of Engineering
    Active and Selective Designer Catalysts from First-Principles”
  • 3:00 pm  Break
  • 3:20 pm  James Rondinelli, Northwestern University; Vice-Chair, CNM Users Executive Committee
    Update from the CNM Users Executive Committee
  • 3:30 pm  Bozhi Tian, University of Chicago
    Assistant Professor of Chemistry
    Inorganic Materials for Dynamic Interfaces”
  • 4:00 pm Qing Hua Wang, Arizona State University
    Assistant Professor, Materials Science & Engineering
    Self-Assembled van der Waals Heterostructures of 2D Materials and Organic Molecules”
  • 4:30 pm Best Student Poster Award Winner
    Alexandra Blumberg, Northwestern University
    Material Dimensionality Effects on Electron Transfer Rates bewteen CsPbBr3 and CdSe Nanoparticles”
  • 4:45 pm Adjourn
  • Banquet at Hotel Indigo, Naperville
     

CNM Workshops

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

CNM Workshop (WK3): Next-Generation Quantum Systems Based on Topological Phases and Integrated Quantum Photonics

  • Co-organizers:  Xuedan Ma (CNM) and Dafei Jin (CNM)
  • Agenda TBD

CNM Workshop (WK6): Tribology of 2D Materials: From Nanoscale to Macroscale

  • Co-organizers: Anirudha Sumant (CNM), Ali Erdemir (ES/ANL), Subramanian Sankaranarayanan (CNM)
  • Agenda TBD

Joint APS/CNM Workshop (WK5): In Situ Rheology, SAXS, and XPCS for the Study of Soft Matter

  • Co-organizers: Suresh Narayanan (APS), Alec Sandy (APS), Xiao-Min Lin (CNM)
  • Agenda TBD

POSTER SESSION

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

CNM Workshop (WK9): Nanoscience for Quantum Science: Developing, Characterizing, and Harnessing Optically-Active Defects

  • Co-organizers:  Jeffrey Guest (CNM), Stephen Gray (CNM), Xuedan Ma (CNM)
  • Agenda TBD

Joint APS/CNM Workshop (WK8): Comprehensive Nanoscale Characterization with Multimodal X-ray Imaging  

  • Co-organizers: Volker Rose (APS/CNM), Haidan Wen (APS)
  • Agenda TBD

CNM Short Course

Thursday, May 10, 2018

$40 fee in addition to meeting registration fee

  • Using the Hard X-ray Nanoprobe (Instructor: Martin Holt)

The links to the programs of previous meetings are available in the right navigation bar.