Plenary sessions

First plenary session - Monday, September 4, 2017

First Plenary Session: 10.30-13.00

Chairmen: Markus Antonietti and C. Jeffrey Brinker

Global opportunities in nanoscience and nanotechnology
Paul S. Weiss
California NanoSystems Institute and Departments of Chemistry & Biochemistry and Materials Science & Engineering, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA

Analysis of next generation quantum materials
David C. Bell1, Felix VonCube2
1Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, United States, 2Hitachi High-Technologies Europe GmbH, Krefeld, Germany

Carbon nitrides as active semiconductors and supports for Artificial Photosynthesis and (Photo)Catalysis
Markus Antonietti
Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Research Campus Golm, D-14424 Potsdam, Germany

Efficient CRISPR delivery via plasmid DNA (or ribonucleoprotein, RNP) packaged in mesoporous silica nanoparticles through cationic vesicle fusion

Kim Butler1, Rita Serda2, Achraf Noureddine2, Ayse Muniz3, Darryl Sasaki1, Oscar Negrete1, and C. Jeffrey Brinker1,2
1Sandia National Laboratories, 2University of New Mexico Center for Microengineered Materials and the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineerining, 3University of Michigan Biointerfaces Institute, USA

“Anything you can do I can do better” What can be done with Sonochemistry?
Aharon Gedanken
Department of Chemistry, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel


Second plenary session - Monday, September 4, 2017

Session I: 15.00-16.30

Chairpersons: Eva Olsson and Robert Sinclair

Assessing material reactions in the environmental transmission electron microscope (TEM)
Robert Sinclair1, S. C. Lee2, and A. L. Koh3
1Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, U.S.A. 2Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, U.S.A., 3Stanford Nano Shared Facilities, Stanford University, Stanford, U.S.A.

In-situ microscopy with atomic resolution at atmospheric pressure
Xiaoqing Pan
Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of California - Irvine, Irvine, California 92697, USA

In situ advanced electron microscopy of nanostructured materials for energy and quantum devices
Eva Olsson
Department of Physics, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

1630-1700 Break

Session II: 17.00-19.00

Chairmen: Knut W. Urban and Rafal E. Dunin-Borkowski

Atomic resolution imaging of materials in the chromatic and spherical aberration corrected transmission electron microscope
Knut W. Urban and Lei Jin
Peter Gruenberg Institute, Research Center Juelich, Germany

Model-based reconstruction of magnetisation distributions in nanostructures from electron-optical phase images
Jan Caron1, Patrick Diehle1, Andras Kovács1, Jörn Ungermann2, Rafal E. Dunin-Borkowski1
1Ernst Ruska-Centre for Microscopy and Spectroscopy with Electrons, Forschungszentrum Jülich, 52425 Jülich, Germany, 2Institute for Energy and Climate Research, Forschungszentrum Jülich, 52425 Jülich, Germany

Atomic resolution TEM characterization of GaSb/GaInAs and GaSb/GaInP bond interfaces for high-efficiency solar cells
Andras Kovács1, Felix Predan2, Jens Ohlmann2, David Lackner2, Frank Dimroth2, Rafal E. Dunin-Borkowski1, Wolfgang Jäger3
1Ernst Ruska-Centre for Microscopy and Spectroscopy with Electrons, Forschungszentrum Jülich, 52425 Jülich, Germany, 2Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE, Freiburg, Germany, 3Institute for Materials Science, Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel, 24143 Kiel, Germany

Sub-30 meV energy resolution HR-EELS and novel HR-STEM techniques for materials science in the latest generation of Thermo Scientific Themis Z
Dominique Delille
Materials & Structural Analysis (formerly FEI), Thermo Fisher Scientific, Achtseweg Noord 5, P.O. Box 80066, 5600KA Eindhoven, The Netherlands


Third plenary session - Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Session I: 09.00-11.00

Chairmen: Richard W. Siegel and Vladimir Torchilin

Nanoparticles as delivery vehicles: Enabling nanocomposites and healthcare
Richard W. Siegel
Materials Science and Engineering Department, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York 12180, USA

Multifunctional nanocarriers for drug delivery in cancer therapy
Vladimir Torchilin
Center for Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Nanomedicine, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115, USA

Targeted nanomedicines for cancer, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases: why the size matters?
Hélder A. Santos
Division of Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology, Drug Research Program, Faculty of Pharmacy, and Helsinki Institute of Life Science, HiLIFE, University of Helsinki FI-00014, Helsinki, Finland

Bioinspired biomaterials for hard tissue repair and regeneration
Anne George
Brodie Tooth Development Genetics & Regenerative Medicine Research Laboratory, Department of Oral Biology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA

1100-1130 Break

Session II: 11.30-13.00

Chairmen: Horst Hahn and Hamish L. Fraser

Design of materials properties by microstructure and external fields
Horst Hahn
Institute of Nanotechnology, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

Sucking the heat out of ceramic processing
Clive A. Randall
The Pennsylvania State University, USA

Materials characterization and integrated computational materials engineering: providing solutions for near-net shape manufacturing
Hamish L Fraser1, Brian Welk1 and Victor Samarov2
1Center for the Accelerated Maturation of Materials, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2Synertech-PM, Garden Grove, CA, USA

1300-1500 Break



Fourth plenary session - Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Session I: 15.00-17.00

Chairpersons: Martha R McCartney and David J. Smith

From low dose In-line electron holography to atomic resolution tomography
Fu-Rong Chen1, D. Van Dyck2, C. Kisielowski3
1Dept. of Engineering and System Science, National Tsing Hua University, Hsin Chu, Taiwan, 2EMAT, Department of Physics, University of Antwerp, 2020 Antwerpen, Belgium, 3Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, The Molecular Foundry and Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis, One Cyclotron Road, Berkeley California 94720 USA

Electron holography of nanoscale electric and magnetic fields
Martha R McCartney, David J. Smith
Arizona State University, USA

Complex heterostructures investigated using aberration-corrected STEM
David J. Smith and Martha R. McCartney
Department of Physics, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287-1504, USA

Pushing the limits of electron energy loss spectroscopy for materials characterization: from phonons to core losses in real and momentum spaces
Quentin M. Ramasse1, Demie M. Kepaptsoglou1, Fredrik S. Hage1, F. Azough2, R. Freer2
1SuperSTEM Laboratory, Daresbury, U.K., 2School of Materials, University of Manchester, U.K.

1700-1730 Break

Session II: 17.30-19.30

Chairmen: Laurence D. Marks and Ehrenfried Zschech

Corrosion at the nanoscale: the role of chloride
Laurence D. Marks
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA

Sub-100nm in-situ X-ray tomography - Applications in materials science and engineering
Ehrenfried Zschech, Jürgen Gluch, Kristina Kutukova
Fraunhofer IKTS Dresden, Germany

Atomic level characterization of novel hardening mechanisms in high-Mn-steels
Joachim Mayer1,2, Maryam Beigmohamadi2, Marta Lipinska-Chwalek1,2 and James E.Wittig3
1Central Facility for Electron Microscopy, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany, 2Ernst Ruska Centre, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany, 3Interdisciplinary Materials Science, Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN, 37235 USA

Solid-solid interface reconstruction at nominally incoherent interfaces: Ni-Al2O3 and Ni-YSZ

Hadar Nahor, Hila Meltzman, and Wayne D. Kaplan
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Technion City, Haifa 32000, Israel


Fifth plenary session - Thursday, September 7, 2017

Fifth plenary session: 08.30-11.00

Chairmen: Zoran V. Popović and Yimei Zhu

From MAX to MXene - From 3D to 2D
Michel W. Barsoum
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA

Atomically resolved interfacial coupling and polarization of ABO3 heterostructures
Yimei Zhu
Department of Condensed Mater Physics and Materials Science, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY 11973 USA

Half-Heusler spinodal thermoelectrics with high ZT
Peter Rogl1, Andrij Grytsiv1, Matthias Gürth1, Philipp Sauerschnig1, Jan Vrestal2, Vitalij Romaka3, Gerda Rogl1, Kunio Yubuta4, Ernst Bauer1
1Christian Doppler Laboratory for Thermoelectricity at the Institute of Materials Chemistry and Research, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria and at the Institute of Solid State Physics, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria, 2Department of Chemistry, Masaryk University, Kotlarska 2, Brno 61137, CR, 3Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Lviv Polytechnic National University, 79013 Lviv, Ukraine, 4Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University, Katahira 2-1-1, Sendai 980-8577, Japan

Nanomagnetism: Superparamagnetism in iron - doped CeO2-y nanocrystals
Zoran V. Popović
Center for Solid State Physics and New Materials, Institute of Physics, University of Belgrade, Pregrevica 118, 11080 Belgrade, Serbia

Tailoring epitaxial oxide thin film on Si(001) using pulsed-laser deposition
Matjaž Spreitzer, Daniel Diaz, Tjaša Parkelj, Urška Gabor, Danilo Suvorov
Advanced Materials Department, Jožef Stefan Institute, Jamova 39, Ljubljana, Slovenia

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