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Latest News From The SSURF Network

The Society for Science at User Research Facilities announced four new Board Directors during our 2021 Annual Meeting on November 9 & 10.
"Nano Matters" is a podcast that explores specific nanotechnology topics for a broad audience.
The Director’s Awards program recognizes the significant achievements of Lab employees.
The 2021 Society for Science at User Research Facilities Annual Meeting is November 9 & 10, 2021. This two-day event is all online and is a forum for the most informed and brilliant scientists from the User Facility network to share ideas, learn, ask questions and be appreciated for all their incredible work.
Laurent Chapon has been appointed director of the Advanced Photon Source (APS). Chapon will lead the Photon Sciences Directorate at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory through a massive upgrade of the user facility. He will begin his new role on January 10, 2022.
First-ever “bedrock-to-atmosphere” observation system could allow scientists to predict the future of water availability in the West
PAC-recommended experiments align with national science priorities and span the four FRIB science areas.
Pengfei Cao, a polymer chemist at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has been chosen to receive a 2021 Young Investigator Award from the Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering Division of the American Chemical Society.
The Advanced Light Source (ALS) held its annual user meeting August 10–13, 2021.
Five-year, $12.5 million U.S. Department of Energy project will help pave the way for a nationwide quantum Internet
Advances in QIS can enable new forms of computing, simulation, communication, and sensing that can advance breakthroughs needed to combat the climate crisis and strengthen America’s competitiveness.
The 2021 LECM meeting resulted in a set of resolutions being accepted, including a commitment to ensuring an inclusive and accessible environment for all, and that FRIB-TA is an essential component of the field.