Josh Vura-Weis, Philippe Wernet and Renske organized the symposium entitled "Chemical Applications of Ultrafast X-ray/XUV Spectroscopy and Scattering" during the ACS Fall Meeting in Boston. Thanks to many excellent speakers, the symposium was a great success!
Renske enjoyed her stay at Bryant University (Rhode Island) attending the GRC on Conductivity and Magnetism in Molecular Materials. https://www.grc.org/conductivity-and-magnetism-in-molecular-materials-conference/2018/
We are proud to be the leading lab in a team that receives funding from NSF to purchase an electron energy-loss spectrometer that will be integrated in our DETEM setup. The proposal entitled "MRI: Acquisition of an Electron Energy-Loss Spectrometer for In Situ Time-Resolved Chemical Mapping of Nanomaterials" was very well received by the reviewers and we are excited to install this piece of equipment at the MRL and perform first experiments! Other members of the team are Prashant Jain, Qian Chen, Pinshane Huang and Jim Zuo. Official announcement can be found here: https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=1828671&HistoricalAwards=false