Microscopy Society of Northeast Ohio to host public lecture Feb. 20, featuring CWRU faculty member

LaShanda Korley, speaker at upcoming Microscopy Society of Northeastern Ohio conference

On Feb. 20, the Swagelok Center for Surface Analysis of Materials at Case Western Reserve University will welcome the Microscopy Society of Northeastern Ohio to campus for its upcoming meeting. The meeting will be held in the Clapp Building 108 (Goodyear Auditorium) with dinner in the atrium. Registration will begin at 4:30 p.m. and the first presentation will start at 5:30 p.m. Dinner will take place from 6:15 to 7:15 p.m.

Paul G. Kotula of the Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, N.M., will offer a presentation titled “Progress with Spectral Imaging and Data Analysis: From Spores to Atoms.”

LaShanda Korley of the Department of Macromolecular Science and Engineering at CWRU will then present “Lessons from Nature: Tuning Mechanics in Polymeric Materials” at 7:15 p.m.

This meeting is open to the public and all interested members of the CWRU community are invited to attend. Preregistration is recommended and available at www.msneo.org, but registration at the door also is available. The cost, including dinner, is $20 for MSNO members, $25 for non-members, $5 for student members and $10 for student non-members.

Contact Amir Avishai at 216.368.4212 or Mandy Economos at 216.368.3868 or mse14@case.edu for more information.

Presenter Paul Kotula

The Swagelok Center for Surface Analysis of Materials (SCSAM) at Case Western Reserve University is a multi-user analytical facility that provides instrumentation for microstructural characterization of materials as well as surface and near-surface chemical microanalysis. The center is available to all campus and non-CWRU academic users for solving a variety of research analysis problems at a federally approved use charge. Industrial clients also are welcome. For more information, visit engineering.case.edu/centers/scsam/.