2011 CNMS User Meeting

Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

September 19-20, 2011
Chestnut Ridge Campus of Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Oak Ridge, Tennessee



Oral Session I: Collective Phenomena in Nanophases

Mike Simpson, CNMS, ORNL Collective Phenomena in Nanophases

Andrew Millis, Columbia University Dynamical Mean Field Theory of Correlated Electron Materials

Keith Neeves, Colorado School of Mines Micro- and Nanoscale Porous Media Analogs for Studying Multiphase Flow

Welcome from the DOE Office of Basic Energy Sciences
Linda Horton, Director, Materials Sciences and Engineering Division

Early Career Awards Showcase

Gonzalo Alvarez, CNMS, ORNL Diagonalization Solvers for Electronic Collective Phenomena in Nanoscience

Nina Balke, CNMS, ORNL Spatially Resolved Ionic Diffusion and Electrochemical Reactions in Solids: A Biased View at Lithium Ion Batteries


Oral Session II: Multiscale Functionality of Nanostructures

Sergei Kalinin, CNMS, ORNL “SPM in Materials Dimensions: Imaging and Localized Control of Functionality in Nanostructured Materials”

Yang Shao-Horn, Massachusetts Institute of Technology “O2 Electrocatalysis on Oxides for Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage”

Mark Huijben, University of Twente “The Critical Thickness of Ultrathin Multiferroic Films”

Dave McComb, Ohio State University “Probing Complex Interfaces and Nanostructures using Analytical Electron Microscopy”

Adam Rondinone, CNMS, ORNL Functional Carbon, Oxide and Hybrid Nanostructures

Ichiro Takeuchi, University of Maryland Combinatorial Investigation of Multiferroic Materials

Banglin Chen, University of Texas at San Antonio Porous Metal-Organic Frameworks: Emerging Materials for Gas Storage and Separation

Shirley Meng, University of California, San Diego “Understanding Surface Modification and Electrochemical Cycling Stability of Oxide Cathode Materials for Li-Ion Batteries by Advanced Analytical Transmission Electron Microscopy”

Stefano Curtarolo, Duke University “Thermodynamic and Kinetic Effects in Nano-Catalysts”

Marco Buongiorno Nardelli, North Carolina State UniversityTheory of the Electronic and Transport Properties of Epitaxial Graphene


Oral Session III: Functional Polymer Architectures

Mike Kilbey, CNMS, ORNL “Research on Functional Polymer Architectures at CNMS”

James Watkins, University of Massachusetts Amherst “Additive Driven Self-Assembly of Well-Ordered Materials and Devices”

David Bucknall, Georgia Institute of Technology “Polymer-Fullerene Nanocomposites - from Organic Electronics to Quantum Computers”

Mark Dadmun, University of Tennessee “Miscibility in P3HT/PCBM Organic Photovoltaics and Its Impact on Polymer Ordering”

Rafael Verduzco, Rice University All-Conjugated Block Copolymers for Self-Assembled Photovoltaics


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