Industrial Research at NSLS-II



Tuesday, April 8, 2014

8:00 AM 8:30 AM Continental Breakfast Berkner Hall, Conference Roon B
8:30 AM 8:45 AM Welcome and BNL Perspective - Doon Gibbs, Director, Brookhaven National Laboratory Berkner Hall, Conference Room B

8:45 AM 9:10 AM Welcome and NSLS-II Overview - Steve Dierker, Associate Lab Director for Photon Science (Presentation)  

9:10 AM 9:35 AM Scientific Programs Planning and User Access - Qun Shen, Deputy Director for Science, Photon Sciences Directorate (Presentation)  

9:35 AM 10:00 AM Beamline Capabilities Ramp-up at NSLS-II - Paul Zschack, Photon Division Director, Photon Sciences Directorate (Presentation)  

10:00 AM 10:30 AM Coffee break  

10:30 AM 10:50 AM "Connecting Research Infrastructure with Industry: The Adventures of the ESRF" - Edward Mitchell, Manager, Industry Program at ESRF (Presentation)  

10:50 AM 11:10 AM “The Industrial Diamond” - Elizabeth Shotton, Manager, Industry Program at Diamond (Presentation)  

11:10 AM 11:30 AM "Canadian Light Source LESSONS LEARNED: How to GET Industry TO Play in the Sandbox" - Jeffrey Cutler, Director, Industrial Science (Presentation)  
11:30 AM 11:50 AM Industry Program at the NSLS - Current Status - Jun Wang, Manager Industry Program, Photon Sciences Directorate (Presentation)  

11:50 AM 1:00 PM Group Photo / Lunch  

1:00 PM 1:30 PM Partnering with BNL - Mike Furey, Research Partnerships Manager, BNL (Presentation)  

1:30 PM 1:50 PM Industry Users Talk 1: "25 Years of Industrial Research at User Facilities: Thoughts and Insights" - Simon Bare, UOP, A Honeywell Company  

1:50 PM 2:10 PM Industry Users Talk 2: “Industrial Use of National Facilities – "GE’s Experience and Perspective” - Yan Gao, General Electric (Presentation)  

2:10 PM 2:30 PM Industry Users Talk 3: "Industry - University Partnerships at a DOE Facility: One Academic's View" - Peter Stephens, Stony Brook University (Presentation)  

2:30 PM 3:00 PM Break  

3:00 PM 3:20 PM Industry Users Talk 4: "Pharmaceutical Macromolecular Crystallography at Synchrotrons" - Steven Sheriff, Bristol Myers Squibb (Presentation)  

3:20 PM 3:40 PM Industry Users Talk 5: “Beamline – an Useful & Must Have (?) Tool for Industrial Material Science Development” - Ying Shi, Corning (Presentation)  

3:40 PM 4:00 PM Industrial Users Talk 6: "Cutting Through the Complexity of Crude with an X-ray Light Saber" - Kyle Litz, CTO, Auerrra Inc. (Presentation)  
4:00 PM 4:20 PM Industry Users Talk 7: "Industry/University Cooperative X-ray Topography Research at a DOE Synchrotron Light Source" - Michael Dudley, Stony Brook University (Presentation)  
4:30 PM 5:30 PM NSLS-II Tour NSLS-II, Bldg. 740

6:00 PM Networking Dinner - Sponsored by the Photon Sciences Users' Executive Committee Brookhaven Center

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

8:30 AM Bagel Breakfast Berkner Hall, Conference Room B

8:30 AM 10:40 AM Breakout Sessions: Small working groups organized by types of industry to discuss industry needs, structure of support, ways of participating, etc. Berkner Hall - Breakout Locatoins

8:30 AM 10:40 AM Pharmaceuticals - Facilitator: Sean McSweeney, Photon Sciences, BNL  

8:30 AM 10:40 AM Catalysis/Petrochemicals - Facilitator: Simon Bare, UOP  

8:30 AM 10:40 AM Microelectronics - Facilitator: Eugene Lavely, BAE Systems  

8:30 AM 10:40 AM Polymers - Facilitator: Alex Norman, ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Co.  

8:30 AM 10:40 AM Advanced Materials - Facilitor: Stan Petrash, Henkel Corporation  

10:40 AM 11:00 AM Break  

11:00 AM 12:00 PM Reports from Break-out Sessions - Facilitators Berkner Hall, Conference Room B

12:00 PM 12:30 PM Path Forward - Jun Wang, Photon Sciences, BNL  

12:15 PM Adjourn