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Albert Macrander named American Physical Society Fellow

Albert Macrander named American Physical Society Fellow

December 10, 2007

Albert Macrander of the Argonne X-ray Science Division (XSD) has been elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society.
Michael Borland named American Physical Society Fellow

Michael Borland named American Physical Society Fellow

December 4, 2007

Michael Borland of the Argonne Accelerator Systems Division has been elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society.
Grad student is officially a GEMS

Grad student is officially a GEMS

October 18, 2007

Tao Sun (Northwestern University), who is currently doing his thesis research at the APS, has been awarded one of three Graduate Excellence in Materials Science Diamond awards by the Basic Science Division of The American Ceramic Society.
NIU physicist Susan Mini lands NSF grant for APS beamline upgrades

NIU physicist Susan Mini lands NSF grant for APS beamline upgrades

October 12, 2007

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Susan Mini, chair of Northern Illinois University’s Department of Physics, a grant of nearly $1.4 million to make upgrades to a beamline at the Argonne Advanced Photon Source.
Argonne’s Campuzano Honored by Hispanic Engineering

Argonne’s Campuzano Honored by Hispanic Engineering

August 28, 2007

Juan Carlos Campuzano, an Argonne Distinguished Fellow and Advanced Photon Source user, is one of two Argonne researchers who have earned a coveted 2007 achievement award from HENAAC.
An R&D-100 Award for a New Mammography System

An R&D-100 Award for a New Mammography System

August 27, 2007

A 2007 R&D 100 Award has been garnered by a mammography system that could replace current technology.
Bugs in the News

Bugs in the News

August 27, 2007

That’s not a giant, translucent beetle attacking New York’s Times Square. It’s a graphical accompaniment to a study carried out at the Argonne Advanced Photon Source.
Putnam recognized for outstanding service

Putnam recognized for outstanding service

June 18, 2007

Cedric “Rick” Putnam of the APS Engineering and Support Division (AES) Mechanical Operations and Maintenance Group is one of four Argonne employees to be presented with The University of Chicago Board of Governors for Argonne Outstanding Service Award for 2007.
Distinguished Performance Award to Michael Borland

Distinguished Performance Award to Michael Borland

May 31, 2007

Operations Analysis Group Leader to be honored for his work on software for accelerator physics research.
Mariana Varotto honored as “Role Model”

Mariana Varotto honored as “Role Model”

May 8, 2007

Mariana Varotto of the Controls Group in the APS Engineering and Support Division at Argonne has been officially recognized as a role model for technology professionals.
Argonne’s Joachimiak and Rosenbaum Honored with 2007 Compton Award

Argonne’s Joachimiak and Rosenbaum Honored with 2007 Compton Award

April 2, 2007

The Advanced Photon Source and the APS Users Organization announced that the 2007 Arthur H. Compton Award was presented jointly to Andrzej Joachimiak (BIO) and Gerold Rosenbaum (SUF-USR).
Art and Science Join Together at the Advanced Photon Source

Art and Science Join Together at the Advanced Photon Source

April 2, 2007

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory, with colleagues at the Art Institute of Chicago and Northwestern University, are using the Advanced Photon Source in their investigations of the casting technology and the inner structure of ancient bronzes from early Chinese dynasties (1700-221 BCE).
First light for MERIX

First light for MERIX

January 12, 2007

The MERIX spectrometer was successfully commissioned in November-December 2006 at the sector 30 beamline of the Advanced Photon Source. This new spectrometer will be used for the study of collective valence electron excitations in correlated electron systems, primarily of transition-metal oxides.
APS user shares the “Israeli Nobel” for chemistry

APS user shares the “Israeli Nobel” for chemistry

January 11, 2007

An Israeli structural biologist and an American physicist will share the $100,000 Wolf Prize in Chemistry for their discoveries leading to a unified picture of basic biological mechanisms.
Nanomagnetism and the grand challenges

Nanomagnetism and the grand challenges

January 11, 2007

The current status and future directions for the field of nanomagnetism and its relationship to hard x-rays is the subject of a topical review based on a study that explores future scientific directions for the Advanced Photon Source.