The ICDD Headquarters was bustling with activity as its members gathered for their annual Spring Meetings, 20 - 24 March. Here are some of the week's highlights:
Plenary Talks & Tour
The Plenary Session featured four internationally recognized speakers:
- Scott Sitzman, HKL Technology, Inc., discussed phase identification, strain analysis and data subset analysis using electron backscatter diffraction (EBSD);
- John Faber, International Centre for Diffraction Data presented information on the new developments and capabilities in PDF-4+;
- José Miguel Delgado, University de Andes, Merida, Venezuela, spoke about structural characterization of the Cu 2 (Se,Te) 3 -(Ga,In) 2 (Se,Te) 3 semiconducting systems;
- Nobuo Ishizawa, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Tajimi, Japan, talked about the diffusion of lithium atoms in the lithium manganese spinel with a disordered structure .
Members, staff, and guests traveled across continents and through time as they toured the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia. From the galleries of Ancient China, Greece, Rome, and Mesoamerica, impressive collections of artifacts were enjoyed by all.
Poster Session & Reception
Networking opportunities flourished during the poster session and reception. Nearly 20 posters were presented. Watch for details in the June issue of Powder Diffraction .
Several awards were presented during the Annual Meeting of Members congratulations to the following award recipients:
- Camden R. Hubbard, 2006 Distinguished Fellow
- Peter L. Wallace, 2006 McMurdie Award
- 2006 Fellows:
We wish to congratulate and welcome our newest ICDD members:
University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM
Novosibirsk State University, Novosibirsk, Russia
Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
China University of Geosciences, Beijing, China
University Portland State, Portland, OR
Howard David Smith
APChem Scientific Consultant
MIT, Cambridge, MA
University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
L'viv Polytechnic National University, L'viv, Ukraine
Nankai University, Tianjin, Peoples Republic of China
International Centre for Diffraction Data
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Newtown Square, PA 19073-3273 U.S.A.
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