[Illinois] American Vacuum Society (AVS) Prairie Chapter Symposium 2012

By NanoBio Node

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign



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The focus for the 2012 AVS Prairie Chapter meeting is Materials for Energy.


The American Vacuum Society (AVS) Prairie Chapter is a non-profit, volunteer-based organization dedicated to advancing the science and technology of vacuum, materials, surfaces, interfaces, thin films, and plasmas. The AVS promotes communication, dissemination of knowledge, recommended practices, research, and education in the use of vacuum and other controlled environments to develop new materials, process technology, devices, and related understanding of material properties for the betterment of humanity.


2012 AVS Materials for Energy Program and Local Arrangements Committee:

Jerry Moore, AVS Prairie Chapter Chair

Richard Haasch, University of Illinois

ChrisJohns, University of Illinois

Mauro Sardela, University of Illinois

Julio Soares, University of Illinois

Timothy Spila, University of Illinois

AVS Prairie Chapter Executive Committee:

Jerry Moore (Chair), MassThink

Michael Trenary (Vice-Chair), University of Illinois – Chicago

Seth Darling (Past Chair), Argonne National Laboratory

Hans Luedi (Treasurer), Midwest Vacuum

Bob Campbell (Secretary), Norlux

Yip-Wah Chung, Northwestern University

David Czaplewski, Argonne National Laboratory

Scott Dix, Vacuum One

Paul Lyman, University of Wisconsin

Chris McCarthy, Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum

Jessica McChesney, Argonne National Laboratory

Richard Rosenberg, Argonne National Laboratory

Allan Rowe, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

Julio Soares, University of Illinois

Sponsored by

Agilent Technologies,

Alan Burrill Technical Sales,

BellowsTech, LLC,

Control Plus Inc,


HORIBA Scientific,

Midwest Vacuum, Inc.,

Nanophoton Corp.,

Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum USA,

Starr Vacuum Co.,

Thermo Scientific,

Vacuum One

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