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Upcoming Meetings, Workshops, and Events

  • NSLS-II & CFN Joint Users' Meeting: May 18 - 20, 2015
    This year’s theme, “It's Showtime,” focuses on the exciting new prospects of NSLS-ll, and the continuing excellence of CFN. The program includes invited talks, workshops, a poster session, and exhibits highlighting new technology and instrumentation - all offering opportunities to learn about the latest developments in synchrotron and nanoscience experimentation.

CFN News Stories

Awards and Honors

  • Oleg Gang, Leader of the Soft and Bio Nanomaterials Group at CFN, Named APS Fellow

Brookhaven Lab Service Awards: Donna Storan, 25 years; Dmytro Nykypanchuk, 10 years; Lihua Zhang, 10 years; Susan Lattuca, 5 years; Kevin Yager, 5 years

Safety Updates

Please review the following video on lab safety from Pennsylvania State University. The tone may be humorous, but the message is valuable to CFN staff and users: Materials Science and Engineering Safety Dance

Please focus on the section on nitrile gloves—our scientists should not be wearing gloves in the hallways! 

Comings and Goings

New Hires

  • Andreas Liapas, Postdoctoral Fellow, Electronic Nanomaterials             
  • Albert Langhorn, Engineer, Operations
  • Danhua Yang, Postdoctoral Fellow, Electron Microscopy
  • Andrew Gamalski, Postdoctoral Fellow, Electron Microscopy
  • John Kestell, Postdoctoral Fellow, Interface Science & Catalysis
  • Sergii Sologub, Fulbright Scholar, Interface Science & Catalysis                                    

New Alumni

  • Niv Levy, Interface Science and Catalysis, Space X, California
  • Barney Grubbs, Electronic Nanomaterials, Stony Brook University
  • Gayani Pereira, Interface Science and Catalysis


  • Grace Webster, Senior Staff Specialist

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