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2018 Users Meeting

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


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


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.