Dr. Jinsong Wu promoted to associate research professorPresenting the new FEI Quanta FEG 650 2016 Materials Research Society (MRS) Spring MeetingThe 2016 Scanning Probe Microscopy Short Courses and Training Workshop CryoSEM Workshop 2016EPIC Facility Manager wins 2016 M&M Professional Technical Staff AwardGlenbrook South High School visits to Northwestern University

Dr. Jinsong Wu promoted to associate research professor

Congratulations to Dr. Jinsong Wu on his recent promotion to associate research professor!

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Presenting the new FEI Quanta FEG 650

The NUANCE Center is happy to announce the arrival of the FEI Quanta FEG 650, which replaced the older model FEI Quanta FEG 600. The FEI Quanta FEG 650 is fully operational and ready for use. If interested in using the instrument, please contact SEM manager Karl Hagglund (karl.hagglund@northwestern.edu).

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2016 Materials Research Society (MRS) Spring Meeting

Dr. Yuan Li, Dr. Jinsong Wu, Dr. Qianqian Li and graduate student Fernando Castro attended the 2016 Materials Research Society (MRS) spring meeting in Phoenix, AZ, from March 28 to April 1.

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The 2016 Scanning Probe Microscopy Short Courses and Training Workshop

Thank you to everyone who attended the Scanning Probe Microscopy Short Courses and Training Workshop from April 21 to 22. It was a pleasure to sponsor this event with Bruker and host so many students, postdoctoral fellows, professors, researchers and science technical staff. A huge thank you also to our engaging speakers and presenters!

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CryoSEM Workshop 2016

Thank you to everyone who participated in last week’s CyroSEM Workshop! We were honored to have presentations by the NUANCE Center’s BioCryo facility manager and research assistant professor Reiner Bleher, associate professor Derk Joester, postdoctoral fellow Irene Chang, and Mager Scientific technical sales representative Mike Boykin as well as BioCryo demonstrations by research technologist Eric Roth in the afternoon.

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EPIC Facility Manager wins 2016 M&M Professional Technical Staff Award

Out of over 300 applicants, NUANCE Center’s EPIC Facility TEM manager Jinsong Wu was chosen as one of the few to win the 2016 M&M Professional Technical Staff Award for his paper, “Atomic Resolution in-situ TEM Studies of Lithium Electrochemistry in Co3O4-Carbon Nanotube Nanocomposite.”

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Glenbrook South High School visits to Northwestern University

50 Freshmen from Glenbrook South High School visited Northwestern University on Friday, March 4, 2016. They learned about Large-scale/"Mega" Engineering, and Nano/Molecular Engineering.

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