Xiaohao won Best Student Oral Presentation Award in MRS 2014 spring, Symposium AAA for his presentation Pair Distribution Function-Computed Tomography. Congratulation to Xiaohao! Read more about Pair Distribution Function-Computed Tomography: S. D. Jacques, M. D. Michiel, S. A. J. Kimber, X. Yang, R. J Cernik, A. M Beale, S. J. L. Billinge, Pair distribution function… Read More Xiaohao Yang wins Best Student Oral Presentation Award in MRS 2014 Spring
Current group member Chenyang Shi won the poster presentation contest at 2014 NSLS/NSLS II and CFN Users’ meeting. A total of 38 posters were in the contest with only 3 winners chosen as standouts.
Soham, first year grad student working in the group was selected as a 2014 NDSEG Fellow, funded by the Department of Defense. NDSEG Fellowships last for three years and pay for full tuition, mandatory fees, and a monthly stipend. His proposal focused on using ctPDF to investigate mesoscale heterogeneities in complex materials. Congrats Soham!
Professor Billinge was honored with fellowship in the Neutron Scattering Society of America. He will receive the honor at the 2014 American Conference on Neutron Scattering (ACNS) in Knoxville Tennessee in June 2014. Fellowship may only be conferred on 0.5% of the NSSA membership in any given year. The award was highlighted in an article… Read More Professor Billinge elected Fellow of the Neutron Scattering Society of America
Congratulations to Kirsten for winning the prestigious Villum Foundation Post Doctoral Fellowship. She was a visitor in the group for 6 months in 2011 but will now be returning in October 2013 as a Villum Post-doc!
Amir Mazeheripour, who worked in the group as an undergrad in 2010 and 2011, has won a special mention for his poster at the Spring 2012 MRS meeting in San Francisco. His poster describes the work he did with the group on the role of surface stress on the properties of platinum nanoparticles used in… Read More Former Undergrad Amir Maz wins a poster prize at MRS
Professor Billinge is on Sabbatical this year at the Institut Laue Langevin (ILL) and the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF), which share the same site in Grenoble, France. He was recently awarded a prestigious Fulbright research scholarship which helps support his activities in France.
Professor Billinge has won the 2010 J.D. Hanawalt Award for his contribution to the field of powder diffraction. The award is named for J. Donald Hanawalt, whose pioneering work in the 1930’s led to the development of the PDF database structure and search/match procedures still in use today. The International Center for Diffraction Data gives the award… Read More Prof. Billinge wins the JD Hanawalt award