IMS Materials Summer School 2018

Innovation, incubation and integration are key to nurturing a healthy Materials Science community.


  • Director
  • Dr. Alexander V. Balatsky
  • Institute for Materials Science
  • (505) 665-0077
  • Email
  • Deputy Director
  • Dr. Jennifer S. Martinez
  • Institute for Materials Science
  • (505) 665-0045
  • Email

The IMS Materials Summer School focuses on Materials Science at Los Alamos National Laboratory and is designed to expose our visitors to the broad range of great materials science performed at the Lab. Through the course of seven talks and three site visits, students will have a unique opportunity to learn about LANL directly from our top scientists and participate in facility tours.

Please check back regularly for updates and changes.

Download the IMS Materials Summer School 2018 poster (pdf)

Wednesday June 13

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, NSSB Auditorium
Special Student Programs Event: Terry Wallace - Lab Director

Wednesday June 13

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM, MSL Auditorium
Talk: Jinkyoung Yoo, "Low-dimensional heterostructures for basic energy sciences"

Wednesday June 27

11:30 AM to 2:00 PM, Urban Park Los Alamos
Special Student Programs Event: Student and Mentor Picnic

Wednesday June 27

2:30 PM to 3:30 PM, MSL Auditorium
Talk: Andrew Dattelbaum, "Overview of (MPA-11): An Applied Energy Group at LANL"

Thursday June 28

Bus departs at 1:30 PM, Meet Bus in front of Otowi
Tour: Driving Tour of LANL sites Narrated by Jeff Willis

Tuesday July 10

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM, MSL Auditorium
Suicide Awareness (Students Only)

Wednesday July 11

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM, Hot Rocks Common Area
Special Student Programs Event: Student's Ice Cream Social

Wednesday July 25

10:00 PM - 11:00 PM, MSL Auditorium
Talk: John Sarrao, "Strategic priorities in a time of change"

Tuesday July 31 - August 2

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Research Library 2nd floor
LANL's 75th Anniversary Student Recognition and Appreciation Week