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PARADIM annually hosts summer schools at Johns Hopkins University and Cornell University. These approximately one-week long schools combine lecture and hand-on experiences. If you were unable to attend one of our summer schools, you have access to the full lecture series for each summer school via this website.

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Links to on-line summer school lecture video series:

  1. Bulk Crystal Growth: Johns Hopkins, 2016
  2. Density Functional Theory (DFT) for Experimentalists: Cornell, 2016
  3. Materials Growth and Design: Design-Driven Synthesis of Topological Materials: JHU, 2017
  4. Electron Microscopy: Cornell, 2017
  5. Materials Growth and Design: Exotic Magnetic States in Quantum Materials: JHU, 2018
  6. An Introduction to Density Functional Theory (DFT) for Experimentalists, Cornell, 2018
  7. Materials Growth and Design: Discovery in the Era of Big (Materials) Data, Johns Hopkins, 2019
  8. PARADIM Summer School on MBE+ARPES: Customizing Oxides with Atomic Layer Precision and Measuring their Electronic Structure, Cornell, 2019
  9. 5th JHU Summer School on Materials Growth and Design: Frontiers in Superconductivity, 2020
  10. Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy: Probing Local Structures, Chemistry and Functional Properties of Materials, 2021
  11. An Introduction to Density Functional Theory (DFT) for Experimentalists, 2021
  12. Recent Developments in and Future Quantum Applications of Superconductivity  2022
  13. MBE+ARPES:  Customizing Quantum Materials with Atomic Layer Precision and Measuring their Electronic Structure  2022
  14. Data Driven Materials Discovery: From ML to Maker Space  2023
  15. Introduction to Density Functional Theory for Experimentalists Including the Latest Advances  2023

In addition to the technical content, PARADIM summer schools also offer content designed to address the challenges of working effectively and creatively in interdisciplinary teams. You will also find this content within the webpage for each of the summer schools listed above.