23rd Congress and General Assembly of the International Union of Crystallography - 5 to 12 August 2014 Montreal, Quebec, Canada Home Page

Program/Scientific Program
Plenary Lectures

While services at this Congress are provided in English and French, the Scientific Program component is presented in English only.

 

DAN SHECHTMAN
Nobel Prize for Chemistry, 2011, for the Discovery of Quasicrystal
BIO Professor Shechtman was awarded the 2011 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the discovery of quasicrystals.  He is a Distinguished Professor, The Philip Tobias Chair, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel, an Associate of the US Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory, and Professor of Materials Science at Iowa State University. Full Bio
ABSTRACT Quasi-Periodic Crystals – a Paradigm Shift in Crystallography
ROOM 517bc
DATE Wednesday 6 August
 
 
JUAN MANUEL GARCIA-RUIZ
From the Crystal to the Rose: The Route to Biomimetic Self-assembled Nanostructured Materials
BIO Professor Juan Manuel Garcia-Ruiz, a researcher and professor at the National Research Council (CSIC) at the University of Granada since 1990, is founder and director of the Laboratory for Crystallographic Studies and Principal Investigator of the Spanish Crystallization Factory. Full Bio Imágenes integradas 1
ABSTRACT From the Crystal to the Rose: The Route to Biomimetic Self-assembled Nanostructured Materials
ROOM 517bc
DATE Friday 8 August
 
 
DAVE BISH
The First X-ray Powder Diffraction Measurements on Mars
BIO

Professor Bish is the Haydn Murray Chair of Applied Clay Mineralogy at Indiana University (Bloomington).  His work concentrates on the application of crystal chemical and crystal structural fundamentals to geological, materials, and environmental problems. Full Bio

 

ABSTRACT The first X-ray Diffraction Measurements on Mars
ROOM 517bc
DATE Saturday 9 August
 
 
JIANWEI (JOHN) MIAO
Beyond Crystallography: Coherent Diffraction Imaging and Atomic Resolution Electron Tomography
BIO

Jianwei (John) Miao is Professor of Physics & Astronomy and the California NanoSystems Institute at UCLA. He received his Ph. D. in Physics, a M. S. in computer science, and an Advanced Graduate Certificate in Biomedical Engineering from the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1999.
Full Bio

ABSTRACT Beyond Crystallography: Coherent Diffraction Imaging and Atomic Resolution Electron Tomography
ROOM 517bc
DATE Tuesday 12 August