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Congratulations 2014 NSSA Fellows

The NSSA is pleased to announce the selection of the following 2014 NSSA Fellows: Nitash Balsara, Simon Billinge, Robert Briber, William Buyers, Michael Fitzsimmons, Bruce Gaulin, Henry Glyde, Lee Magid, David Moncton, Raymond Osborn, Sushil Satija, and Norman Wagner. Congratulations !


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The 2014 American Conference on Neutron Scattering (ACNS) will be held June 1-5, 2014 in Knoxville, TN. Hosted by ORNL Neutron Sciences and sponsored by the Neutron Scattering Society of America, this 7th conference in the series will feature a combination of invited and contributed talks, posters sessions, tutorials and an industrial exhibit. More information will be available soon. The ACNS web site is now live:

Letter in support of JRR-3 research reactor

The following letter from NSSA has been sent in support of resumed research operations for the JRR-3 research reactor in Tokai, Japan.

NSSA Election Results

The NSSA Executive Committee Member elections ended in January 8, 2013. Stefan Rosenkranz is the new president with 52.7% of the votes. Mark Lumsden is the new communication secretary (63.6%), Ron Jones takes over as membership secretary (66.7%) and Mike Crawford is the new treasurer (69.7%). Congratulations.

NSSA Elections 2012

The election of the NSSA President and three executive committee members is coming up. Emails with voting instructions will be sent to all NSSA members by December 14th and voting has been extended until January 8, 2013. Details about the candidates can be found on the Election 2012 Page.

Letter to the NSF Materials 2022 Committee

Read the letter here ..

Congratulations 2012 NSSA Prize Winners and NSSA Fellows

The NSSA is pleased to announce the 2012 NSSA prize winners: Chancellor Robert J. Birgeneau is the recipient of the Clifford G. Shull Prize, Dr. Gian Piero Felcher is the recipient Sustained Research Prize, Dr. Guangyong Xu is the recipient of the Science Prize and Dr. Claire White is the recipient of the newly established Prize for Outstanding Student Research.  Read the full press release ..

The NSSA is also pleased to announce the selection of its 2012 NSSA Fellows. Congratulations !

Facility Proposal Deadlines

All information in one place: Neutron facility proposal deadlines

NSSA Election Results

The 2010 NSSA elections for the positions of vice-president, secretary and treasurer are closed and 233 votes were collected. The new vice-president is Julie Borchers (65% of votes), the new secretary is Chris Leighton (60% of votes) and John Tranquada was re-elected as treasurer. Congratulations ..

Computational Scattering Science

A workshop report on Computational Scattering Science written by Brent Fultz (Caltech), Kenneth Herwig (SNS) and Gabrielle Long (APS) is available here.