IMS Materials Summer School 2020

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


  • Director
  • Filip Ronning
  • Institute for Materials Science
  • (505) 667-7426
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  • Administrator
  • Kelly Shea
  • Institute for Materials Science
  • (505) 667-9244
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Virtual Talks and Videos

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 virtual talks and videos, students will have a unique opportunity to learn about LANL directly from our top scientists.

If you have questions about the Summer School, please contact Kelly Shea,

Check the IMS site or the Student Programs site for contact information or updates.

Webex schedule and video information

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IMS Materials Summer School 2020 Schedule

Thursday, June 18, 2020, 3pm-4pm Sven Vogel (MST-8 - Materials Science in Radiation and Dynamics Extremes) - Laser-driven Pulsed Neutron Sources as a Potential Pool-side Characterization Tool for Nuclear Fuels

Thursday, June 25, 2020, 1pm-2pm


John S. Carpenter (Sigma Division - Metallurgy and Manufacturing Science) Enabling Science Based Qualification in Metal Additive Manufacturing




Thursday, July 9, 2020, 1pm-2pm

Vivien Zapf (MPA-MAGLAB), Magnets and the National High Magnetic Field Lab


Thursday, July 16, 2020, 1pm-2pm

Danny Perez (T-1), Long-time atomic-scale simulations of materials with Accelerated Molecular Dynamics


Thursday, July 23, 2020, 1pm-2pm


Dmitry Yarotski (MPA-CINT), Ultrafast spectroscopy of quantum materials


Learn at your own pace

LANL Video Class:  Dr. Siegfried Hecker, Materials and the Manhattan Project, Scientific and Historic Impacts from the Manhattan Project:  Student Symposium, July 2019.


Learn at your own pace.


LANL Video:   Laurent Capolungo (MST-8), "Multi-scale modeling of plasticity: Bridging the gap between science and engineering", 2019 IMS Materials Summer School.


Learn at your own pace.



LANL Videos:  Scientific and Historic Impacts from the Manhattan Project:  Student Symposium, July 2019.