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Upcoming and Previous Events

By hosting and sponsoring high-level speakers in their ongoing Distinguished Lecture Series and seminars, the Institute for Materials Science provides the opportunity for both staff and students at the Lab to listen to and meet with a wide range of leaders in their field.

  • Director
  • Dr. Filip Ronning
  • Institute for Materials Science
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  • Professional Staff Assistant
  • Kelly Shea
  • Institute for Materials Science
  • (505) 667-9244
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IMS strives to recruit, retain, and revitalize the Los Alamos Lab materials workforce through education programs.

Speakers and Events

Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, 10-11:15am MDT, SL, Dr. Ajay Ram Srimath Kandada, Department of Physics and Center for Functional Materials, Wake Forest University, Diversity in excitonic interactions in two-dimensional hybrid metal halide perovskites, WebEx Link

"20 Years of the 115's: past, present, and future" workshop

The IMS at LANL is convening a virtual workshop “20 years of the 115's: past, present, and future” on November 9th, 10th, and 12th.  Please see poster link for more details or contact kshea@lanl.gov.  

Goal: A virtual workshop with open participation to review what we have learned from the 115 system, to learn the most recent developments, and to identify the open challenges for the future.

Registration Form: The workshop is free of charge to attend, but registration is mandatory in order to get the correct video conferencing log-in and further information. Please fill out the online Registration Form and submit. 

All talks will be recorded and made publicly available.  10 minute contributed prerecorded talks are encouraged and will be made available as part of a virtual “poster” session.


  • DL - Distinguished Lecture Series
  • E - IMS Event
  • L - IMS Lecture Series
  • RR - Rapid Response Sponsored Lecture
  • SL - Sponsored Lecture
  • SS - Sponsored Seminar
  • STE - Student Event