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December 2008

FAREWELL to Ana Beltran and Juan Carlos Gonzalez

 

 

Farewell to Ana and Juan Carlos, who are going back to their jobs in Cadiz, Spain, after a few months with us. We enjoyed their company, and wish them all the best!

 

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December 2008

HREM Christmas Dinner

 

 

On the 12th of December we had our "Secret Santa" and Christmas Dinner. The menu featured international and traditional British dishes...to see some of the pictures follow this link (local access).

 

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November 2008

WELCOME to Florian Hue

 

 

At the beginning of November Florian Hue joined us from CEMES-CNRS, Toulouse, France. Florian will be working with Paul on lensless super-resolution microscopy. Welcome!

 

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October 2008

WELCOME to Olivia Nicoletti and Mathias Kobylko

 

 

At the beginning of October we welcomed two new members of the group: Olivia Nicoletti and Mathias Kobylko. Olivia joins of from Milan, to start her PhD with Paul. Mathias has just completed his PhD in Orsay, at the Universite Paris Sud, and will work with Cate. Welcome to both!

 

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September 2008

FAREWELL to Richard Beanland and David Sales

 

 

At the end of September we said farewell to Richard Beanland and Davis Sales, and wished them all the best for their new and exciting jobs in Warwick and Cadiz, respectively. To celebrate the occasion we had a lively party with Spanish tapas, authentic Japanese sushi, home-made apple pies, and some Flamenco too!

 

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September 2008

FAREWELL to Takeshi Kasama

 

 

After 5 years in HREM, Takeshi Kasama is leaving Cambridge to join Rafal Dunin-Borkowski at the CEN in Copenhagen, Denmark. Many colleagues and friends came to say farewell to him and Taeko on their last day in the lab. All the best to them, and we hope they will visit us soon!

 

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July 2008

WELCOME to Ana Beltran

 

 

We welcome Ana Beltran, a student from the University of Cadiz, Departamento de Ciencia de los Materiales e Ingeniería Metalúrgica y Química Inorgánica, who will be studying quantum dots and semiconductor nanostructures using electron microscopy and tomography. Ana will be with us until Christmas 2008.

 

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July 2008

Group Walk to Ely

 

 

Eighteen EM Group Members & Friends walked from Cambridge to Ely on the 1st of July, a beautiful sunny day (the hottest this year).

 

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June 2008

WELCOME to Juan Carlos Gonzalez

 

 

We welcome Juan Carlos Gonzalez, a postdoc from the University of Cadiz, Departamento de Ciencia de los Materiales e Ingeniería Metalúrgica y Química Inorgánica, who is visiting us to work on electron tomography with Paul under the ESTEEM project. Juan Carlos will be with us until the end of the year.

 

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May 2008

EM Group in 1987

 

 

Erica Bithell found this photo of the EM Group in 1987...if you want to find out who was in the group at that time browse the Old Group Photos.

 

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May 2008

CONGRATULATIONS to Alex Eggeman

 

 

On the 25th of May Alex ran the 26.2 miles of the Edinborough Marathon 2008 in 2 hours 52 minutes and some seconds. Excellent time, well done!

 

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May 2008

WELCOME to Chihiro Iwamoto

 

 

We welcome Chihiro Iwamoto, Associate Professor at Kumamoto University, Japan, who has joined us for ten months on his sabbatical leave.

 

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April 2008

WELCOME to JM Zuo

 

 

We welcome JM Zuo, Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, who has joined us for three months.
JM says: "I am spending 3 months of my sabbatical leave here at Cambridge, I wish to get several long delayed projects done here and also enjoy the hospitality of the HREM lab. and the rich tradition at Cavendish."
We are very pleased to have him here this Spring!

 

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April 2008

WELCOME to Dr Charlotte Bowell

 

 

We welcome Charlotte Bowell who is joining the group from Birmingham to work on flux vortices in superconductors with James Loudon and Paul Midgley.

 

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January 2008

CONGRATULATIONS to Juan Carlos Hernandez

 

 

The Faculty of Science, University of Cadiz, awarded Juan Carlos the prize for the best PhD thesis of the Year 2007.

 

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January 2008

WELCOME to David Sales Lerida

 

 

We welcome David Sales, a third year PhD student in Cadiz, Spain, who is visiting us to work on tomography of semiconductor nanostructures for photonics with Paul Midgley.

 

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