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Congratulations new NSSA Executive Committee student / postdoc members

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

Congratulations new NSSA Executive Committee Members

Congratulations to the following new Executive Committee Members:

  • Prof. Despina Louca (U. Virginia) – President (4 year term)
  • Prof. Brad Olsen (MIT) – Treasurer (2 year term)
  • Prof. Kate Ross (Colorado State) – Communications Secretary (4 year term)
  • Prof. Nancy Ross (Virginia Tech) – Membership Secretary (4 year term)

ACNS 2016

The 8th American Conference on Neutron Scattering (ACNS 2016) was held July 10-14, 2016 in Long Beach, California. The meeting was a great success! For a detailed report on the meeting, see the articles in the November edition of Neutron News.

Letter from NSSA to DOE

This letter was submitted to Dr. Cherry A. Murray Director or Office of Science, US DOE. The letter expresses concern over the decline in the number of neutron facilities and urges DOE to prioritize plans for the Second Target Station at SNS and to fully utilize the existing beam ports at both SNS and HFIR. NSSA also offers its support and expertise in ongoing and future discussions related to DOE neutron scattering facilities.

Congratulations 2016 NSSA Fellows

The NSSA is pleased to announce the selection of the following 2016 NSSA Fellows: John Copley, Michael Crawford, Pengcheng Dai, Jaime Fernandez-Baca, Brent Fultz, Aaron Krawitz, Ramanan Krishnamoorti, Timothy Lodge, Jaroslaw Majewski, John Root, and Stephen White. Congratulations !

Congratulations 2016 NSSA Prize Winners

The NSSA is pleased to announce the 2016 NSSA prize winners:
Dr. Charles F. Majkrzak is the recipient of the Clifford G. Shull Prize,
Prof. Pengcheng Dai is the recipient Sustained Research Prize,
Dr. Yun Liu is the recipient of the Science Prize and
Dr. P. Douglas Godfrin is the recipient of the Prize for Outstanding Student Research.
Read the full press release.

Save the date! ACNS 2016

Join us for the 8th American Conference on Neutron Scattering (ACNS 2016). Held July 10-14, 2016 on board the historic Queen Mary in Long Beach, California, the Conference will provide essential information on the breadth and depth of current neutron-related research worldwide. Hosted by the Neutron Scattering Society of America, this year’s Conference will feature a combination of invited and contributed talks, poster sessions, tutorials and an industrial exhibit. Mark your calendar today and plan to attend ACNS 2016!

Congratulations New Executive Committee Members

It is our pleasure to announce the results of our recent election, in which three NSSA Executive Committee positions came to term. Congratulations and welcome to our new NSSA executive members:

Prof. Patrick Woodward (Ohio State) – Vice-President (4 year term)
Dr. Katharine Page (ORNL) – Secretary (4 year term)
Dr. Mike Crawford (DuPont) – Treasurer (2 year term)

We would like to thank our members who put themselves forward for election. Standing for election can be a somewhat thankless task, but the well-being of our society depends critically on our leading members of doing so. We greatly appreciate the efforts and service which these members have offered our society.

We thank our outgoing executive members, Julie Borchers (Vice-President) and Chris Leighton (Secretary) for all their efforts, hard work, and contributions on our behalf.

ACNS a Great Success!

The 7th American Conference on Neutron Scattering (ACNS) was held in Knoxville, Tennessee, June 1–5, 2014 and drew 440 attendees. A Neutron News article has been published summarizing the meeting. A collection of photos from the conference can be found at the ORNL Neutron Sciences flickr site.

Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero welcomed ACNS attendees

Local Knoxville media coverage of the American Conference on Neutron Scattering:

1. Atomic City Underground:

2. WBIR (Channel 10):  (interview with Kate Ross and Alan Tennant)