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Dillon D. Fong

Principal Materials Scientist



  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Argonne National Laboratory, 2001-2004
  • Ph.D. Applied Physics, Harvard University, 2001
  • S.M. Applied Physics, Harvard University, 1996
  • B.S. Materials Science & Engineering, Northwestern University, 1994


  • Co-Organizer, 2011 Users Meeting at Argonne National Laboratory
  • Chair, User Executive Committee, Center for Nanoscale Materials
  • Co-Organizer, Symposium on Advanced Imaging and Scattering Techniques for In-situ Studies, Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, 2010
  • Chair, Focus Topic on Dielectric, Ferroelectric and Piezoelectric Oxides, American Physical Society March Meeting 2009


  • Oxide heterostructure synthesis
  • Catalytic, ionic, ferroelectric properties of oxide heterostructures
  • In situ x-ray scattering


  • Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers - 2009
  • National Nanotechnology Initiative Scholarship - 2005