neutron scattering society of america

The Neutron Scattering Society of America (NSSA) was formed in 1992 and is an organization of persons who have an interest in neutron scattering research in a wide spectrum of disciplines.

This web site is intended to provide information about the NSSA, to highlight upcoming meetings and other activities of the Society, and to list links to neutron laboratories and resource information.

The NSSA is pleased to announce that the next American Conference on Neutron Scattering will be held in College Park, MD, June 24-28 2018.  Please see the conference website for more details.

Become a Member

There is no cost to be a member
  • Membership in the society is open to individuals in academia, industry, and government.
  • Graduate students and recent Ph.D.s are especially encouraged to join.
  • Presently the NSSA has more than 1000 members from 26 countries.

What's New

NSSA prizes and fellowships: Call for nominations
Post Date: October 9th, 2017

We are now accepting nominations for the 2018 NSSA prizes and fellowships.  The deadline for all nominations is November 27, 2017. Instructions for submission can be found at http://neutronscattering.org/prizes/overview/

The prize committees are listed below:

Shull prize
Takeshi Egami (Chair)
Gabriel Aeppli (member)
Chuck Majkrzak (member)
Lilo Pozzo (member)
5th member to be confirmed

Sustained Research and Science prizes
Pengcheng Dai (Chair)
Cora Lind-Kovacs (member)
Janna Maranas (member)
Chris Leighton (member)
Kai Liu (member)

NSSA Fellowships
Robert Birgeneau (Chair)
Veerle Keppens (member)
Susan Krueger (member)
Rob Briber (member)
Dmitry Reznik (member)

Student prize
Young Lee (Chair)
Ursula Perez (member)
Bjorn Clausen (member)
Bryan Chakoumakos (member)
Julie Borchers (member)

Congratulations new NSSA Executive Committee student / postdoc members
Post Date: July 25th, 2017

Congratulations to the following new student members of the Executive Committee:

  • Alannah Hallas (McMaster University) – 2 year term
  • Brian Josey (NIST Center for Neutron Research) –  2 year term