Jordi Faraudo, from the Theory and Simulation Group, is an invited researcher at the Earth Life Science Institute (ELSI) inTokyo (Japan). There he will work together with international and local researchers to investigate the fomation of complex molecules from simple molecules with selfassembly models. The news appeared in La Vanguardia and in El Periódico:
Manuel Souto has won the first runner-up doctorate NANOMOLMAT 2016 award, granted by the Specialized Group in Nanoscience and Molecular Materials (NANOMATMOL) from the RSEQ and RSEF, to the best PhD theses of 2016.
Hendrik Ohldag, IEEE Magnetics Society Distinguished Lecturer for 2017, visited our Institute on June 27 and delivered the talk on "Ultrafast and Very Small: Discover Nanoscale Magnetism With Picosecond Time Resolution Using X-Rays".
The ICMAB hosts this year six students from the UAB Argó Program. They will be with us during the mornings, from June 26 until July 13.
We welcome Hendrik Ohldag, IEEE Magnetics Society Distinguished Lecturer for 2017, who will visit our Institute on June 27 (at 10 am) and will deliver the talk on "Ultrafast and Very Small: Discover Nanoscale Magnetism With Picosecond Time Resolution Using X-Rays".
The association Mujeres & Cía has revealed, on June 21 in Madrid, the list of the most influential women talents of Spain. Among them there are athletes, businesswomen, politicians, journalists, and a researcher from ICMAB: Anna Laromaine.
Dr. Ashley Black graduated with a thesis in "New oxynitride materials with luminescent, magnetic and catalytic properties" in the Solid State Chemistry group, supervised by Dr. Amparo Fuertes.
Sergi Galindo, Adrián Tamayo, Francesca Leonardi, Marta Mas-Torrent. Adv. Funct. Materials. DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201700526
Sergi Lendínez, Jinting Hang, Saül Vélez, Joan Manel Hernández, Dirk Backes, Andrew D. Kent, and Ferran Macià. Phys. Rev. Applied 7, 054027. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevApplied.7.054027
Jordi Martínez, from the SUMAN group, has been awarded with the second prize for his poster, abstract and oral presentation entitled "Uncovering the surface chemistry of LnF3 nanoparticles" during the "Jornades Doctorals 2017" organized by the Chemistry Department of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB).
Hello I am Saúl from Cantabria and I will be working on my PhD at ICMAB for the next years.
Last weekend, 27-28 May, the Ciutadella Park hosted the 2017 Barcelona Science Festival "Festa de la Ciència 2017". ICMAB participated giving some "microtalks" on solar cells and photonic crystals.
Last Friday 19 May, we had an exceptional day at ICMAB: there was the thesis defense of two PhD Researchers: Davide Blasi and Juan Carlos Gonzalez-Rosillo.
The PhD Student Juan Carlos Gonzalez-Rosillo, from the SUMAN group will defend his PhD thesis:
More than 15 research institutes and universities participated at the 10alamenos9 Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Festival with more than 100 activities
The biggest Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Festival in Spain, 10alamenos9, which takes place simultaneously in different cities (Barcelona, Campus UAB-Bellaterra, Zaragoza, San Sebastián and Madrid), has organized more than 100 activities and reached more than 50 primary schools and secondary high schools, with their respective students. More than 15 research institutes and universities participated in the event.
The TV program Verd Primera, from betevé, has emitted on May 8th, a short video report on superconducting materials.
The International Conference On Nanomedicine And Nanobiotechnology is an annual event that hosts high-profile plenary speakers, world-class researchers, oral and poster presentations, workshops, sponsor exhibits and afterworks. It is a great opportunity to share your research findings with a wide audience, promote knowledge exchange, and network.
La sisena edició del Programa de Generació d’Idees donarà suport a projectes del sector de la biotecnologia industrial i la biomedicina. El proper dijous 29 de juny a les 12 h es presentarà el projecte pels investigadors de l'ICMAB.
At the Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (BIST) Board of Trustees meeting, which took place on June 26 in Barcelona and was chaired by Andreu Mas-Colell, Gabriel M. Silberman was appointed new General Director. The incorporation of the Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC) as a new member of the Foundation was also approved.
Hybrid YBa2Cu3O7 Superconducting–Ferromagnetic Nanocomposite Thin Films Prepared from Colloidal Chemical Solutions
Elena Bartolomé, Pablo Cayado, Eduardo Solano,Cristian Mocuta, Susagna Ricart, Bernat Mundet, Marionna Coll, Jaume Gázquez, Alexander Meledin, Gustaaf van Tendeloo, Manuel Valvidares, Javier Herrero-Martín, Pierluigi Gargiani, Eric Pellegrin, Cesar Magén, Teresa Puig, Xavier Obradors. Adv. Electron. Mater. 2017, 1700037. DOI: 10.1002/aelm.201700037
The participants of the "Materials for Biomedical Applications" (MATBIO) international summer school would repeat the experience
ICMAB hosted its first International Summer School on Materials for Biomedical Application (MATBIO2017) with four days full of lectures and hands-on activities, and with over 45 students of 21 different institutions and more than 8 different countries.
The Revista de Física, from the Real Sociedad Española de Física - RSEF, includes in its second number of 2017 an article about the Institute of Materials Science of Barcelona (ICMAB), within the section "Nodos de la Física".
Bojos per la Física és un curs d'un any de durada dirigit als estudiants del primer any de batxillerat de la modalitat de Ciències i Tecnologia amb especial interès i talent per la Física.
L’objectiu bàsic d’aquest projecte és fomentar la vocació científica d’aquests joves i en especial el seu entusiasme per la física.
Dr. Bernhard Dörling graduated with a thesis in "Conjugated Materials for Thermoelectrics and Photovoltaics" in the NANOPTO group, supervised by Dr. Mariano Campoy-Quiles and Dr. Miquel Garriga Bacardí.
Untangling surface oxygen exchange effects in YBa2Cu3O6+x thin films by electrical conductivity relaxation
This week, Rosa Palacín, Roberta Verrelli and Enrique Irisarri, from the Solid State Chemistry group, participate in the H2020 NAIADES Project Meeting & Summer School on "Sodium-ion Batteries: Fundamentals & Applications”, which takes place at Charlmers University, in Gothenburg.
Liang Ye, Arántzazu González-Campo, Tibor Kudernac, Rosario Núñez, Michel de Jong, Wilfred G. van der Wiel, and Jurriaan Huskens*. Langmuir, 2017, 33 (15), pp 3635–3638. DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.7b0015710.1021/acs.langmuir.7b00157
Last night, on May 24, Xavier Obradors received the Ambassador Award from the Regió 7 daily journal. Neus Munté, Minister of Presidency and government spokesperson, delivered the award.
The 2017 E-MRS (European-Materials Research Society) Spring Meeting and Exhibit will be held from May 22nd to 26th in the Convention Centre of Strasbourg (France).
Requirements: PhD Degree in Polymer Chemistry or Materials Science. Good level of English.
Research topics: Innovative early-phase or advanced research projects related to Henkel's adhesives products.
Where: Henkel Open Innovation Barcelona, in Eureka building. Parc de Recerca, UAB
When: Start in September 2017
Application deadline: June 25th 2017
Duration: 12 months with the option of extension (+ 12 months)
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My name is Zeineb and I am from Tunisia. I have studied chemistry at the University of Carthage, faculty of sciences of Bizerte, Tunis.
Pint of Science is one of the most popular science outreach activities in Spain, and is back in Barcelona during May 15th-17th, this year in its 3rd edition.
IEEE Magnetics recognizes the dissemination activity of Josep Fontcuberta as Distinguished Lecturer 2016 at the Award Ceremony of INTERMAG 2017
Prof. Josep Fontcuberta was nominated IEEE Magnetics Society Distinguished Lecturer during 2016. During all this time he has visited more than 56 cities across the 4 continents and has given 60 seminars on "The magnetism of oxides".
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