The poster slam, general poster session, and student poster competition took place in-person only during the plenary session on Tuesday, September 12, 2023. Winners of the student poster competition were announced at the reception that evening.
Congratulations to the 2023 Student Poster Award winners:
- 1st place: Aleksandr Razumtcev, “Broadband Chemical Imaging by Synchrotron Photothermal Microscopy”
- 2nd place: Isaac Zakaria, “Unprecedented Stability of a Novel Cobalt(IV)-Nitride Complex: Insights from X-Ray Spectroscopies”
- 3rd place: Andrew Lee, “Dynamic Fracture Processes in Hydrogen Embrittled Iron”
- Honorable mention: Alaina Hartnett, “Mixed-Metal Cobalt Oxides: Origins of Activity Promotion for Oxygen Electrocatalysis in Acid”
The 2023 Student Poster Competition and General Poster Session list:
Student Poster Competition: Neville Smith Student Poster Award
Neville Smith was the Scientific Director for the ALS from 1994 to 2006. He was known not only for his scientific expertise, particularly in photoemission spectroscopy, but also for his wicked wit. As a great supporter of young scientists, his contribution is acknowledged by the naming of the Student Poster Award in his honor, beginning in 2014. Read about last year’s winners here: 2022 User Meeting Award Recipients.