Corona Virus Information Updated May 8, 2020

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People

Scientists

David Elbert
Data Collective
Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute
Johns Hopkins University
Hanjong Paik, Ph.D
Thin Film Growth
Materials Science & Engineering
Cornell University
Betül Pamuk
Theory
Materials Science & Engineering
Cornell University
Duminda Samarakoon
Theory
Department of Physics
Clark Atlanta University
Don Werder
Microscopy
Cornell Center for Materials Research
Cornell University

User Program Management & Ambassadors

Thomas Dienel
Assistant Platform Director
Cornell University
L. A. Estroff
Matter By Design
Materials Science & Engineering
Cornell University
R.D. Robinson
Energy Production & Conversion
Materials Science & Engineering
Cornell University

User Facility

David A. Muller
Director of User Facilities
Applied and Engineering Physics
Cornell University
Lena F. Kourkoutis
Director of Electron Microscopy Facility
Applied and Engineering Physics
Cornell University
Tyrel M. McQueen
Director of Bulk Crystal Growth Facility
Department of Chemistry
John Hopkins University
Xiao-Qian (Larry) Wang
Director of Theory User Facility
Department of Physics
Clark Atlanta University

Education and Outreach

Paul F. Mutolo
Director of Industrial Outreach
Energy Materials Center
Cornell University
Jim Overhiser
Director of Education and Outreach
Cornell University
Lynne C. Vincent
Director of Interdisciplinary Collaborations
Whitman School of Management
Syracuse University

In-house Research Program

Kyle Shen
Director of In-House Research
Physics
Cornell University
Tomás Arias
Theory
Physics
Cornell University
C.J. Fennie
Theory
Applied and Engineering Physics
Cornell University
Eun-Ah Kim
Theory
Physics
Cornell University
Lena F. Kourkoutis
Director of Electron Microscopy Facility
Applied and Engineering Physics
Cornell University
Tyrel M. McQueen
Director of Bulk Crystal Growth Facility
Department of Chemistry
John Hopkins University
David Muller
Instrumentation for Characterization
Applied and Engineering Physics
Cornell University
Darrell Schlom
Synthesis
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Cornell University
Jie Shan
Synthesis
Applied & Engineering Physics
Cornell University

External Advisory Committee

Kelin Kuhn
Director, Advanced Device Technology
Confluence Technology Services
John Mitchell
Emerging Materials
Argonne National Laboratory
Jeff Neaton
Material Sciences
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Ramamoorthy Ramesh
Materials Science and Engineering
University of California, Berkeley

Postdoctoral Associates

Zhen Chen
Applied & Engineering Physics
Cornell University
Nikhil Sivadas
Applied & Engineering Physics
Cornell University

Graduate Research Traineeships

Tanya Berry
Department of Chemistry
Johns Hopkins University
Lucas Pressley
Department of Chemistry
Johns Hopkins University
Mekhola Sinha
Department of Chemistry
Johns Hopkins University

Since its origin in 2015, NSF PARADIM has been creating a growing community of practitioners.  Below are a few of the researchers from PARADIM facilities that have moved on to become part of the ever-growing community of users.

Alumni

Dr. Hena Das
Cornell University Postdoc Alumna
Materials and Devices
Specially Appointed Associate Professor
Tokyo Institute of Technology
Dr. Megan Holtz
Cornell University Postdoc Alumna
Advanced Materials
Scientist
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Dr. W. Adam Phelan
Johns Hopkins University, Research Associate Alumnus
Advanced Materials
Scientist
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Dr. Zhe Wang
Cornell University Postdoc Alumnus
Molecular Beam Epitaxy
Researcher
ChiQuant (China)
Dr. Luca Moreschini
Cornell University Research Associate
ARPES
Research Assistant
UC Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
Dr. Edward Lochocki
Cornell University Postdoc Alumnus
Condensed Matter Physics & Materials Science Research
Postdoc
Realizing Increased Photosynthetic Efficiency (RIPE)
Dr. Andrej Mesaros
Cornell University Postdoc Alumnus
Theory
Permanent researcher
French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS)
Dr. Katherine Spoth
Cornell University Ph.D Alumna
Microscopy
Electron Microscopy Facility Manager
Cornell Center for Materials Research
Dr. Gerhard Olsen
Cornell University Postdoc Alumnus
Ferroelectrics
Associate Professor
Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
Dr. Emrah Turgut
Cornell University Postdoc Alumnus
Thin Film
Assistant Professor
Oklahoma State University
Dr. Kibum Kang
Cornell University Postdoc Alumnus
2D Materials
Assistant Professor
Korea Advanced Institute for Science and Technology (KAIST)
Dr. Shuolong Yang
Cornell University Postdoc Alumnus
Interface Materials
Assistant Professor
University of Chicago
Dr. Andrew J. Mannix
University of Chicago Postdoc Alumnus
Acting Assistant Professor
Stanford University