Advances in Nanoscience Applications Workshop


  • Start: Jul 12, 2015 09:00 AM (Local Time Germany)
  • End: Jul 13, 2015 05:15 PM
  • Location: Murray Edwards College, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge, CB3 0DF
  • Host: Max-Planck-Institut für Mikrostrukturphysik
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Advances in Nanoscience Applications Workshop

The goal of the ICNS is to foster creativity, optimize learning conditions and to bring scientists from all educational levels, and from different disciplines together to tackle the ambitious challenges in developing impactful cognitive and spintronic technologies.

Invited speakers are

  • Naga Phani Aetukuri, IBM Research Almaden
  • Barbara Albert, Technische Universität Darmstadt
  • Sam Bader, Argonne National Laboratory
  • Anthony K. Cheetham, University of Cambridge
  • Michael Coey, Trinity College Dublin
  • Russell Cowburn, University of Cambridge
  • Judith Driscoll, University of Cambridge
  • Richard Friend, University of Cambridge
  • Masamitsu Hayashi, National Institute for Materials Science
  • Aharon Kapitulnik, Stanford University
  • Bernhard Keimer, MPI for Solid State Research, Stuttgart
  • Peter Littlewood, Argonne National Laboratory
  • Sadamichi Maekawa, Japan Atomic Energy Agency
  • Jochen Mannhart, MPI for Solid State Research, Stuttgart
  • C.N.R. Rao, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Adv. Scientific Research
  • Theo Rasing, University Nijmegen
  • D. D. Sarma, Indian Institute of Science
  • Matthias Scheffler, Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society
  • Nicola Spaldin, ETH Zürich
  • Susanne Stemmer, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)
  • Roser Valenti, University of Frankfurt
  • Binghai Yan, MPI for Chemical Physics of Solids, Dresden
  • Hyunsoo Yang, National University of Singapore
  • Shoucheng Zhang, Stanford University


The International Center for Nano-Systems (ICNS) has been formed as part of the Alexander von Humboldt Professorship awarded to Stuart Parkin. The opening workshop takes place in the conference center at Buckingham House, Murray Edwards College, Cambridge.

The workshop begins at 9 a.m. on Sunday July 12th and ends at 5 p.m. on July 13th. It is the formal opening workshop of the recently established ICNS. Experts in the field have been invited for talks, poster presentations and scientific discussions.

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