User Meeting and Poster Session - 11/21/22, 4pm BEN102

The NFCF facility will hold a user meeting on November 21 (Monday) 4-5PM at BEN102.  Please RSVP here.


The following items will be discussed during the meeting:

Facility Operations updates. 

Overview of last two-year space changes and new equipment capabilities. 

Dan Lamont, NFCF technical staff member will give a presentation on NFCF New ICON Bruker AFM and its capabilities. 

New MEMS faculty Dr. Zachary Harris will give a short presentation of his research.  

Poster session follows:

After the meeting we are planning to have a poster session/competition that will give NFCF users an opportunity to explore different research activities that are happening at NFCF and enable interaction between NFCF users.  This also provides a chance to see different research done at the NFCF. We are targeting to have ~20 posters.  If you are interested to present a poster, please indicate your poster participation in the RSPV link. This poster session will be a competition, and we will be offering prices of conference travel support in amounts $1,000 for first and $500 for second – see detail below (**) for full prize info.

I invite you all to the meeting and poster session, food will be provided. 

Please RSPV at the following link:

Thank you, 
Dr. Esta Abelev, Technical Director of NFCF

** The presenter of each of the two winning posters will be granted a travel fund - NFCF administration will support payment or reimbursement for conference travel costs occurring anytime while you are a student or employed at Pitt.  The amounts of this travel grant will be $1,000 for first place and $500 for second place.  

Location Information

Benedum Rm102
3700 O'Hara Street, Rm 102, Pittsburgh, PA 15261