Meetings

Meeting Presentations

February 27-28, 2014

Topics:News from DOE Office of Science;News from Office of Basic Energy Sciences;Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis Science Discovery Update;LCLS-II ;APS Upgrade;NSLS-II;COV for CSBG;SNS/HFIR;Increasing Access to the Results of Federally Funded Scientific Research

1) Welcome and Introduction

John Hemminger, BESAC Chair
University of California, Irvine

2) News from DOE Office of Science

Pat Dehmer, Acting Director
Office of Science

ppt.pptx file (7.5MB)

3) News from Office of Basic Energy Sciences

Harriet Kung, Director
Office of Basic Energy Sciences

ppt.pptx file (8.9MB)

4) Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis Science Discovery Update

Carl Koval, Director, Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis, California Institute of Technology

ppt.pptx file (30.3MB)

5) LCLS-II

Chi-Chang Kao, Director, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

pdf.pdf file (1.8MB)

6) APS Upgrade

Eric Issacs, Director, Argonne
National Laboratory

ppt.pptx file (33.9MB)

7) NSLS-II update
NSLS Science transition
Q&A

Steven Dierker.pptx file (23.1MB) & Erik Johnson.pptx file (21.5MB), Photon Science Directorate, Brookhaven National Laboratory

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8) Upcoming Committee of Visitors for the Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, and Biosciences Division

Michael Casassa, Acting Director, Division of Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, and Biosciences, Basic Energy Sciences

ppt.pptx file (915KB)

9) SNS/HFIR update

Thom Mason and Rob McQueeney, Neutron Sciences Directorate, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

pdf.pdf file (4.0MB)
10) Increasing Access to the Results of Federally Funded Scientific Research Laura Biven, PhD Senior Science and Technology Advisor Office of the Deputy Director for Science Programs (SC-2) pdf.pdf file (1.1MB)

July 25 - 26, 2013

Topics:News from DOE Office of Science;News from Office of Basic Energy Sciences;Status of International Light Sources;Light Source Report Out;Scientific User Facilities Division COV Report;EFRC/JCAP COV Report

1) News from DOE Office of Science Pat Dehmer, Deputy Director for Science Programs ppt.pptx file (1.3MB)
2) News from Office of Basic Energy Sciences Harriet Kung, Director Office of Basic Energy Sciences ppt.pptx file (10.9MB)
3) Status of International Light Sources Persis Drell, SLAC ppt.pptx file (4.3MB)
4) Light Source Report Out BESAC Light Source Subcommittee ppt.pptx file (178KB)
5) Scientific User Facilities Division COV Report William Barletta, MIT ppt.ppt file (308KB)
6) EFRC/JCAP COV Report Persis Drell, SLAC ppt.pptx file (308KB)

February 28 - March 1, 2013

Topics:News from DOE Office of Science;News from Office of Basic Energy Sciences;Batteries and Energy Storage Hub Overview;Critical Materials Hub Overview;International Light Sources Survey;Upcoming Committee of Visitors for the EFRC/JCAP;Upcoming Committee of Visitors for the Scientific User Facility Division;SC Data Usage Update

1) News from DOE Office of Science Pat Dehmer, Deputy Director for Science Programs ppt .pptx file (4.2MB)
2) News from Office of Basic Energy Sciences Harriet Kung, Director Office of Basic Energy Sciences ppt.pptx file (8.5MB)
3) Batteries and Energy Storage Hub Overview George Crabtree Argonne National Laboratory ppt.pptx file (39.1MB)
4) Critical Materials Hub Overview Alex King, Director, Ames Laboratory ppt.pptx file (12.2MB)
5) International Light Sources Survey Jim Murphy SUF Division Director ppt.pptx file (12.8MB)
6) BES Facilities Prioritization Discussion BESAC Committee Members ppt.ppt file (319KB)
7) Upcoming Committee of Visitors for the EFRC/JCAP Harriet Kung, Director Office of Basic Energy Sciences ppt.pptx file (428KB)
8) Upcoming Committee of Visitors for the Scientific User Facility Division Jim Murphy SUF Division Director ppt.ppt file (589KB) 
9) SC Data Usage Update Laura Biven Office of Science Programs ppt.pptx file (187KB) 

July 26-27, 2012

Topics:News from Office of Basic Energy Sciences;News from DOE Office of Science;News from ARPA-E;Integrated Multiscale Modeling of Structural Materials;Mesoscale Subcommittee Update;LCLS Update;Science Serving the Nation;COV Presentation: Materials Sciences and Engineering Division;Mesoscale Discussion

1) News from Office of Basic Energy Sciences Harriet Kung, Director Office of Basic Energy Sciences ppt.pptx file (16.0MB) 
2) News from DOE Office of Science William Brinkman, Director Office of Science pdf.pdf file (647KB) 
3) News from ARPA-E Eric Toone Principal Deputy Director ARPA-E ppt.pptx file (13.2MB)
4) Integrated Multiscale Modeling of Structural Materials Prof. John Allison, University of Michigan ppt.pptx file (28.5MB)
5) Mesoscale Subcommittee Update John Sarrao, LANL George Crabtree, ANL/UIC ppt.pptx file (9.3MB)
6) LCLS Update Jo Stohr, LCLS Director, SLAC
7) Science Serving the Nation Linda Horton MSE Division Director ppt.pptx file (5.8MB) 
8) COV Presentation: Materials Sciences and Engineering Division Matthew Tirrell University of Chicago ppt .pptx file (83KB)
9) Mesoscale Discussion John Sarrao, LANL George Crabtree, ANL/UIC ppt.pptx file (181KB)

February 23-24, 2012

Topics:News from DOE Office of Science;News from Office of Basic Energy Sciences;News from DOE Technology Programs;Mesoscale presentation;Basic Research Directions for User Science at the National Ignition Facility;Upcoming COV: Materials, Science and Engineering Division;ASCR/BES Data Workshop Report

1) News from DOE Office of Science William Brinkman, Director Office of Science pdf .pdf file (24.4MB)
2) News from Office of Basic Energy Sciences Harriet Kung, Director Office of Basic Energy Sciences ppt.pptx file (14.1MB) 
3) News from DOE Technology Programs Arun Majumdar, DOE Under Secretary of Energy  
4) Mesoscale presentation John Sarrao, LANL George Crabtree, ANL/UIC ppt.pptx file (4.1MB)
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5) Basic Research Directions for User Science at the National Ignition Facility John Sarrao, LANL ppt.pptx file (6.2MB) 
6) Upcoming COV: Materials, Science and Engineering Division Linda Horton MSE Division Director ppt.ppt file (1.0MB) 
7) ASCR/BES Data Workshop Report Mike Simonson, ORNL ppt.pptx file (5.4MB) 
8) Mesoscale Discussion John Sarrao, LANL George Crabtree, ANL/UIC ppt.pptx file (3.6MB) 

August 2-3, 2011

Topics: News from DOE Office of Science; News from Office of Basic Energy Sciences; Mesoscale Charge; Office of Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists (WDTS); Public Access to Research Data Response to BESAC Charge; Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Activities and collaborations with BES: COV Report: Division of Chemical Sciences, Geosciences and Biosciences ; Materials Genome Initiative;Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) Discussion;Battery Hub and R&D Integration; BES Communications Plan

1) News from DOE Office of Science William Brinkman, Director
Office of Science
2) News from Office of Basic Energy Sciences Harriet Kung, Director
Office of Basic Energy Sciences
ppt.pptx file (8.0MB)
3) Mesoscale Charge
4) Office of Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists (WDTS) Pat Dehmer
Deputy Director
for Science Programs
ppt.pptx file (2.8MB)
5) Public Access to Research Data Response to BESAC Charge John Tranquada, BNL
Laura Biven, Office of Science
ppt.ppt file (1.5MB)
6) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Activities and collaborations with BES Henry Kelly
Acting Assistant Secretary
Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
ppt.pptx file (7.0MB)
7) COV Report Division of Chemical Sciences, Geosciences and Biosciences Bruce Gates
University of California - Davis
ppt.ppt file (141KB)
8) Materials Genome Initiative Tom Kalil
Office of Science and Technology Policy
9) Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) Discussion Dan Hitchcock, Director
ASCR
ppt.pptx file (9.8MB)
10)Battery Hub and R&D Integration Linda Horton
Office of Basic Energy Sciences
ppt.pptx file (6.8MB)
11)BES Communications Plan Eric Rohlfing
Office of Basic Energy Sciences
ppt.pptx file (5.2MB)

March 17-18, 2011

Topics: News from DOE Office of Science; News from BES; New Charge to BESAC; Computational Workshop Final Report; Scientific User Access Policy; PreCISE Workshop Update: CSGB COV; Basic Energy Sciences Brochure Update

1) News from DOE Office of Science W.F. Brinkman Director,
Office of Science
ppt.pptx file (25.3MB)
2) News from the Office of Basic Energy Sciences (BES) Harriet Kung, BES ppt.pptx file (8.7MB)
3) New Charge to BESAC John Hemminger, Chair, University of California, Irvine pdf.pdf file (393KB)
4) Computational Workshop Report Jim Roberto, ORNL ppt.pptx file (11.6MB)
5) Scientific User Access Policy Chi-Chang Kao, SSRL/SLAC ppt.ppt file (1.3MB)
6) PreCise Workshop Update Wayne Eckerle, Cummins ppt.pptx file (6.7MB)
7) Chemical Sciences, Geosciences and Biosciences Upcoming COV Eric Rohlfing, BES ppt.pptx file (1.1MB)
8) Basic Energy Sciences Brochure Update Linda Horton, BES ppt.ppt file (1.5MB)

August 5-6, 2010

Topics: News from DOE Office of Science; News from BES; SciTech Workshop Final Report; Energy Innovation Hub; Compact Light Sources Update; Carbon Capture Workshop Update; EFRC Highlights; WDTS COV; SUF COV

1) News from DOE Office of Science W.F. Brinkman Director,
Office of Science
ppt.ppt file (6.6MB)
2) News from the Office of Basic Energy Sciences (BES) Harriet Kung, BES ppt.pptx file (9.7MB)
3) WDTS COV Update Geri Richmond, University of Oregon ppt.ppt file (235KB)
4) Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis "Fuels from Sunlight" Energy Innovation Hub Nate Lewis, Caltech ppt.ppt file (43.4MB)
5) Compact Light Sources Workshop Update William Barletta, MIT pdf.pdf file (2.3MB)
6) Carbon Capture Workshop Update Paul Alivisatos, LBNL ppt.pptx file (9.9MB)
7) EFRC Highlight Dion Vlachos, University of Deleware pdf.pdf file (2.0MB)
8) SciTech Workshop Full Report Alex Malozemoff, American Superconductor and John Sarro, LANL ppt.ppt file (4.7MB)
9) EFRC Highlight Harry Atwater, CalTech ppt.ppt file (23.3MB)
10) SUF COV Update Janos Kirz, LBNL ppt.ppt file (114KB)
11) News from the Under Secretary for Science Dr. Steve Koonin, Under Secretary for Science ppt.pptx file (2.2MB)
12) Continuation of SciTech Discussion Alex Malozemoff, American Superconductor and John Sarro, LANL ppt.ppt file (243KB)

March 2-3, 2010

Topics: News from DOE Office of Science; News from BES; SciTech Workshop Update; Energy Innovation Hub Update; EFRC Update; SC Graduate Fellowship Program Update

1) News from DOE Office of Science W.F. Brinkman Director,
Office of Science
ppt.ppt file (4.8MB)
2) News from the Office of Basic Energy Sciences (BES) Harriet Kung, BES ppt.pptx file (6.4MB)
3) Science for Energy Technologies (SciTech) Workshop Report George Crabtree, ANL ppt.ppt file (1.4MB)
4) Science for Energy Technologies (SciTech) Workshop Report Continued Alex Malozemoff, American Superconductor ppt.ppt file (218KB)
5) Energy Innovation Hub Update Eric Rohlfing, BES ppt.pptx file (3.9MB)
6) EFRC Update Altaf Carim, BES ppt.ppt file (5.6MB)
7) SC Graduate Fellowship Program Julie Carruthers, Office of Science Programs ppt.pptx file (178KB)

November 5-6, 2009

Topics: News from DOE Office of Science; News from BES; America's Energy Future; Early Career; Accelerator Physics of Future Light Sources Workshop; SC-FE Carbon Capture Workshop; BESAC Energy Roadblock Workshop; WDTS COV; LCLS

1) News from DOE Office of Science W.F. Brinkman Director,
Office of Science
ppt.ppt file (4.3MB)
2) News from the Office of Basic Energy Sciences (BES) Harriet Kung, BES ppt.ppt file (15.1MB)
3) America's Energy Future: Technology and Transformation Report Harold Shapiro, Princeton and Peter Blair, NAS ppt.ppt file (3.2MB)
4) Update on SC Early Career Research Program and Data System Linda Blevins, SC pdf.pdf file (91KB)
5) Accelerator Physics of Future Light Sources Workshop William Barletta, MIT John Corlett, LBNL ppt.ppt file (4.1MB)
6) SC-FE Carbon Capture Workshop Mary Galvin, BES ppt.pptx file (4.9MB)
7) BESAC Energy Roadblock Workshop John Hemminger, BESAC Chair ppt.ppt file (3.7MB)
8) WDTS COV Bill Valdez, WDTS, Office of Science ppt.pptx file (1.4MB)
9) Early Science at LCLS Nora Berrah, Western Michigan University BESAC Member

July 9-10, 2009

Topics: News from DOE Office of Science; News from BES; Photon Final Report; EFRC Update; COV Report; BESAC Charge; Superconductor Power Grid; Development of Photovoltaics; Electricity Generating Light Sustainability; ARPA-E

1) News from DOE Office of Science W.F. Brinkman Director,
Office of Science
ppt.ppt file (2.8MB)
2) News from the Office of Basic Energy Sciences (BES) Harriet Kung, BES ppt.ppt file (4.4MB)
3) Photon Workshop Final Report George Crabtree, ANL ppt.ppt file (1.2MB)
4) EFRC Update Altaf Carim, BES ppt.ppt file (2.2MB)
5) COV Report for Materials Science and Engineering Division Simon Bare, UOP LLC ppt.ppt file (130KB)
6) BESAC Charge John Hemminger, BESAC Chair pdf.pdf file (514KB)
7) Science for a Superconductor Power Grid Alex Malozemoff, American Superconductor ppt.ppt file (14.9MB)
8) Basic Science Issues in the Development of Photovoltaics David Carlson, BP Solar ppt.ppt file (2.4MB)
9) Materials Issues and Research Needs for Electricity Generating Light Water Reactor Sustainability - An Industrial Perspective Mike Burke, Westinghouse Electric ppt.ppt file (4.0MB)
10) ARPA-E Shane Kosinski, DOE ppt.ppt file (1.0MB)

February 26–27, 2009

Topics: News from DOE Office of Science; News from BES; BESAC New Era of Science and Photon Subcommittee Reports;

1) News from DOE Office of Science Patricia M. Dehmer, Acting Director,
Office of Science
ppt.ppt file (23.9MB)
2) News from the Office of Basic Energy Sciences (BES) Harriet Kung, BES ppt.ppt file (2.0MB)
3) Introduction to the Photon Workshop Process and Report Development George Crabtree, ANL ppt.ppt file (1.5MB)
4) Photon Workshop Presentation Franz Himpsel,
Univ. of Wisconsin
ppt.ppt file (11.4MB)
5) Photon Workshop Presentation Wolfgang Eberhardt
Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin
ppt.ppt file (29.7MB)
6) BESAC New Science for a Secure and Sustainable Energy Future Report George Crabtree, ANL ppt.ppt file (10.0MB)
7) Outreach Activities for BESAC New Science Report Marc Kastner, MIT ppt.ppt file (28KB)

November 20–21, 2008

Topics: News from DOE Office of Science; News from BES; BESAC New Era of Science Subcommittee Reports; 2009 COV for MS&E Division

1) News from the Office of Basic Energy Sciences (BES) Harriet Kung, BES ppt.ppt file (1.6MB)
2) News from DOE Office of Science Patricia M. Dehmer, Deputy Director for Science Programs
3) BESAC New Era of Science Subcommittee: Photon Workshop Report Franz Himpsel,
Univ. of Wisconsin
ppt.ppt file (291KB)
4) BESAC New Era of Science Subcommittee Report George Crabtree, ANL; Marc Kastner, MIT ppt.ppt file (184KB)
5) Committee of Visitors (COV) for Materials Sciences and Engineering Division Simon Bare, UOP ppt.ppt file (5.4MB)

July 24-25, 2008

Topics: News from DOE Office of Science; News from BES; Report of the COV for CSG&B Division; Updates from Nanoscience Research Centers; New Era Subcommittee Update; Update on New Funding Opportunities - EFRCs

1) News from DOE Office of Science Patricia M. Dehmer, Deputy Director for Science Programs ppt.ppt file (17.2MB)
2) News from BES Harriet Kung, BES ppt.ppt file (17.4MB)
3) Report of the COV for BES Division of Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, and Biosciences Geri Richmond, University of Oregon ppt.ppt file (103KB)
4) NSRC Update - Center for Nanophase Materials Science Linda Horton, ORNL ppt.ppt file (16.0MB)
5) NSRC Update - Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies Toni Taylor, LANL ppt.ppt file (23.1MB)
6) NSRC Update - Molecular Foundry Carolyn Bertozzi, LBL ppt.ppt file (47.4MB)
7) NSRC Update - Center for Nanoscale Materials Stephen Streiffer, ANL pdf.pdf file (2.4MB)
8) NSRC Update - Center for Functional Nanomaterials Emilio Mendez, BNL pdf.pdf file (1.3MB)
9) New Era Subcommittee Discussion George Crabtree, ANL Marc Kastner, BNL ppt.ppt file (491KB)
10) Update on New Funding Opportunities - EFRC's, etc. Harriet Kung, BES ppt.ppt file (334KB)

February 21-22, 2008

Topics: News from BES; Update of Upcoming COV for CSG&B Division; New Subcommittee Charge; News from DOE; BESAC Grand Challenges Report; Update on Linac Coherent Light Source; Summary of NSRC Operations Review; Update on Nanotechnology-Environmental, Health and Safety Issues

1) News from BES Harriet Kung, BES ppt.ppt file (7.2MB)
2) Update on Upcoming COV for BES Division of Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, and Biosciences Eric Rohlfing, BES ppt.ppt file (1.3MB)
3) New Subcommittee Charge John Hemminger, U of California, Irvine ppt.ppt file (100KB)
4) News from DOE Raymond L. Orbach Under Secretary for Science and Director, Office of Science ppt.ppt file (348KB)
5) Overview of the BESAC Grand Challenges Report John Hemminger, U of California, Irvine pdf.pdf file (36.5MB)
6) Update of the Linac Coherent Light Source John Galayda, SLAC ppt.ppt file (23.2MB)
7) Summary of NSRC's Operations Review Altaf Carim, BES ppt.ppt file (13.6MB)
8) Update on Nanotechnology-Envronmental, Health and Safety Rangy Ogle, ORNL ppt.ppt file (2.1MB)

September 20-21, 2007

Topics: Report of the BRN for Catalysis Workshop; Overview of Activities and New Structure of DMS&E Division; Overview of Activities and New Structure of CSG&B Division; Overview of BESAC Grand Challenges Report; News from DOE; Future Science Needs for Electron Scattering Workshop

1) Report on the BES Basic Research Needs for Catalysis for Energy Alex Bell, Univ of California, Berkeley ppt.ppt file (7.8MB)
2) Overview of Activities and New Structure of BES Division of Materials Sciences and Engineering Harriet Kung, BES ppt.ppt file (57.5MB)
3) Overview of Activities and New Structure of BES Division of Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, and Biosciences Eric Rohlfing, BES ppt.ppt file (26.3MB)
4) Overview of the BESAC Grand Challenges Report Graham Fleming, Univ. of California, Berkeley Mark Ratner, Northwestern Univ. ppt.ppt file (19.2MB)
5) News from DOE Raymond L. Orbach Under Secretary for Science and Director, Office of Science ppt.ppt file (1.7MB)
6) Future Science Needs and Opportunities for Electron Scattering: Next Generation Instrumentation and Beyond Dean Miller, ANL ppt.ppt file (19.0MB)

July 31-Aug 1, 2007

Topics: News from BES; Introduction of BESAC Grand Challenges Report; Reports on the Chapters of the Grand Challenges Report; Report of the BRN for Combustion Workshop; Report of the BRN for Geosciences Workshop; Report of the BRN for Energy Storage Workshop; Report ofthe Committee of Visitors for the Scientific User Facilities Division; Report of the BRN for Extreme Environments Workshop; Update on BRN Workshop for Catalysis; Report of Chemistry and Physics Gender Equity Workshop

1) News from the Office of Basic Energy Sciences Patricia Dehmer, BES ppt.ppt file (4.5MB)
2) Introduction and Executive Summary of the BESAC Grand Challenges Report Graham Fleming, Univ. of California, Berkeley ppt.ppt file (21.5MB)
3) Grand Challenges: Chapter 2 - Control of Electron in Atoms, Molecules and and Materials - Creating a New Language for the Behavior of Electrons Philip Bucksbaum, Stanford University ppt.ppt file (4.0MB)
4) Grand Challenges: Chapter 3 - Basic Architecture of Matter-Director Assembly, Structure and Properties Tobin Marks, Northwestern Univ. ppt.ppt file (870KB)
5) Grand Challenges: Chapter 4 - Emergence of Complex Phenomena--Strongly Correlated Multiparticle Systems Leon Balents, Univ. of California, SB ppt.ppt file (3.3MB)
6) Grand Challenges: Chapter 5 -Nanoscale Communication - Energy, Entropy and Information Jay Groves, LBNL ppt.ppt file (4.7MB)
7) Grand Challenges: Chapter 6 - Science of Matter Beyond Equilibrium Mark Ratner, Northwestern Univ. ppt.ppt file (12.8MB)
8) Report on the BES Basic Research Needs for Combustion Workshop Andy McIlroy, SNL ppt.ppt file (2.2MB)
9) Report on the BES Basic Research Needs for Geosciences Workshop Don DePaolo, UCB Lynn Orr, Stanford U ppt.ppt file (9.2MB)
10) Report on the BES Basic Research Needs for Energy Storage Michelle Buchanan, ORNL ppt.ppt file (15.0MB)
11) Report of the Committee of Visitors for the Scientific User Facilities Division Richard Osgood, Columbia University ppt.ppt file (156KB)
12) Report on the BES Basic Research Needs for Extreme Environments George Crabtree, ANL ppt.ppt file (8.9MB)
13) Report on the upcoming BESBasic Research Needs for Catalysis Workshop Raul Miranda, BES ppt.ppt file (1.7MB)
14) Report of Chemistry and Physics Gender Equity Workshop Linda Blevins, BES pdf.pdf file (966KB)

August 3-4, 2006

Topics: News from BES; Report ofthe Committee of Visitors for the Materials Sciences and Engineering Division; Tracking Diversity in theOffice of Science; Report from the BES Superconductivity Workshop; Report from the Solid-State Lighting Workshop; Report from the Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems Workshop; News from the Office of Science; Activities of DOE Laboratory Working Group; Gramd Challenges - Moving Forward

1) News from the Office of Basic Energy Sciences Patricia Dehmer, BES ppt.ppt file (17.5MB)
2) Report of the Committee of Visitors for the Materials Sciences and Engineering Division Frank DiSalvo, Cornell University ppt.ppt file (2.8MB)
3) Tracking Diversity in the Office of Science Linda Blevins, BES ppt.ppt file (1.1MB)
4) Report on the BES Basic Research Needs for Superconductivity Workshop John Sarrao, LANL ppt.ppt file (13.6MB)
5) Report on the BES Basic Research Needs for Solid-State Lighting Workshop Julia Phillips, SNL ppt.ppt file (4.3MB)
6) Report on the BES Basic Research Needs for Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems Workshop Jim Roberto, ORNL Tomas Diaz de la Rubia, LLNL ppt.ppt file (2.3MB)
7) News from the Office of Science Raymond Orbach, Under Secretary for Science ppt.ppt file (113KB)
8) Activites of the DOE Laboratory Working Group George Crabtree, ANL ppt.ppt file (3.9MB)
9) Grand Challenges Presentation - Moving Forward Graham Fleming, UCB/ LBNL and Mark Ratner, Northwestern U ppt.ppt file (7.3MB)

February 16-17, 2006

Topics: Tribute to Richard Smalley; News from BES; Planned BES Basic Research Needs Workshops; Activities of DOE Laboratory Working Group; News from the Office of Science.

1) Tribute to Richard Smalley Mostafa El-Sayed, Georgia Tech Walter Kohn, UCSB

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2) News from the Office of Basic Energy Sciences Patricia Dehmer, BES ppt.ppt file (35.4MB)
3) Planned BES "Basic Research Needs" Workshops Harriet Kung, BES
Eric Rohlfing, BES
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4) Activites of the DOE Laboratory Working Group George Crabtree, ANL ppt.ppt file (1.1MB)
5)News from the Office of Science Raymond Orbach, SC ppt.ppt file (153KB)

Topics: News from BES; Report ofthe Committee of Visitors for the Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, and Biosciences Division; News from the Office of Science; Report from the BES Solar Workshop; Perspective on Science Funding and Budgeting from the Office of Management and Budget; Update from the Nanoscale Science Centers; Final Report of the BESAC Subcommittee on Theory and Computation; Follow-on Discussion of BESAC Workshop on Grand Challenges.

1) News from the Office of Basic Energy Sciences Patricia Dehmer, BES ppt.ppt file (3.7MB)
2) Report of the Committee of Visitors for the Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, and Biosciences Division Gordon Brown, Stanford University ppt.ppt file (3.7MB)
3) News from the Office of Science Raymond Orbach, SC ppt.ppt file (138KB)
4) Report from the BES Workshop on Basic Research Needs for Effective Solar Energy Utilization Nathan Lewis, Cal Tech ppt.ppt file (4.1MB)
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5)Perspective on Science Funding and Budgeting from the Office of Management and Budget Joel Parriot, OMB ppt.ppt file (231KB)
6) Update from the Center for Functional Nanomaterials (CFN) Robert Hwang, BNL ppt.ppt file (24.0MB)
7) Update from The Molecular Foundry Paul Alivisatos, LBNL ppt.ppt file (24.3MB)
8) Update from the Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies (CINT) Julia Philips, SNL Toni Taylor, LANL ppt.ppt file (51.8MB)
9) Update from the Center for Nanoscale Materials (CNM) Derrick Mancini, ANL ppt.ppt file (28.6MB)
10) Update from the Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences (CNMS) Linda Horton, ORNL ppt.ppt file (122.1MB)
11) BES Reflections on the BESAC Report on Theory and Computation Richard Hilderbrandt and Harriet Kung, BES ppt.ppt file (2.3MB)
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December 6-7, 2004

Topics: News from BES; News from the Office of Science; Update on upcoming Committee of Visitors for the Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, and Biosciences Division; Administration Priorities in Sciences: Sciences Policy, Budgets and Politics: What the Future May Hold; Follow-on Discussion of BESAC Workshop on Grand Challenges; Update on Solar Workshop; Final Report of the BESAC Subcommittee on Theory and Computation in Basic Energy Sciences.

1) News from BES Patricia Dehmer, BES ppt.ppt file (1.7MB)
2) News from the Office of Science Raymond Orbach, SC ppt.ppt file (1.2MB)
3)Update on Upcoming Committee of Visitors for the Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, and Biosciences Division Walter Stevens, BES ppt.ppt file (132KB)
4) Administration Priorities Science Mike Lubell, APS and CCNY ppt.ppt file (623KB)
5) Science Policy, Budgets and Politics: What the Future May Hold Pat Looney, OSTP ppt.ppt file (34.3MB)
6) Follow-on Discussion of BESAC Workshop on Grand Challenges Patricia Dehmer, BES ppt.ppt file (314KB)
7) Update on Solar Workshop Patricia Dehmer, BES ppt.ppt file (5.4MB)
8) Report of BESAC Subcommittee on Theory and Computation in Basic Energy Sciences Bill McCurdy,
Kate Kirby,
Bruce Harmon
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August 5-6, 2004

Topics: News from BES and Report on NanoSummit; Discussion of Follow-on Actions to BESAC Workshop on Basic Research Needs to Assure a Secure Energy Future; Report of BESAC Committee of Visitors for the Scientific User Facilities Division; Report of BESAC Subcommittee on Theory and Computation in Basic Energy Sciences; Presentation on ESnet; Presentation of NSRC Directors' Meeting – August 2-4, 2004; News from the Office of Science.

1) News from the Office of Basic Energy Sciences and Report on NanoSummit Patricia Dehmer, BES ppt.ppt file (4.6MB)
2) Report of BESAC Committee of Visitors for the Scientific User Facilities Division J. Michael Rowe, NIST (Retired) ppt.ppt file (36KB)
3) Report of BESAC Subcommittee on Theory and Computation in Basic Energy Sciences Bill McCurdy,
Kate Kirby,
Bruce Harmon
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4) Presentation on ESnet William E. Johnston, LBNL ppt.ppt file (4.5MB)
5) Presentation of NSRC Directors' Meeting – August 2-4, 2004 Altaf Carim, BES ppt.ppt file (3.7MB)
6) News from the Office of Science James Decker,
SC
ppt.ppt file (851KB)

February 23-24, 2004

Topics: News from BES; News from the Office of Science; Updates from the Directors of the five BES Nanoscale Science Research Centers; Overviews of Theory and Simulation in the Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, and Biosciences Division and the Materials Sciences and Engineering Division; Discussion of the activities of the BESAC Subcommittee on Theory and Computation in Basic Energy Sciences.

1) News from the Office of Basic Energy Sciences Patricia Dehmer, BES ppt.ppt file (45.0MB)
2) News from the Office of Science Ray Orbach, SC ppt.ppt file (866KB)
3) Update from the Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences (CNMS) Doug Lowndes, ORNL pdf.pdf file (4.3MB)
4) Update from The Molecular Foundry Paul Alivisatos, SLAC ppt.ppt file (35.8MB)
5) Update from the Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies (CINT) Terry Michalske, SNL
6) Update from the Center for Nanoscale Materials (CNM) Eric Isaacs, ANL ppt.ppt file (10.0MB)
7) Update from the Center for Functional Nanomaterials (CFN) Robert Hwang, BNL ppt.ppt file (23.2MB)
8) Overview of Theory and Simulation in Chemical Sciences, Geosciences and Biosciences Division Richard Hilderbrandt, BES ppt.ppt file (1.9MB)
9) Overview of Theory and Simulation in Materials Sciences and Engineering Division Dale Koelling, BES ppt.ppt file (1.2MB)
10) Discussion of BESAC Subcommittee on Theory and Computation in Basic Energy Sciences William McCurdy, LBNL ppt.ppt file (72KB)

October 20-21, 2003

Topics: News from the Office of Science; News from BES; BES and DOE Hydrogen Activities; Introduction and Discussion of October 2003 BESAC Charge on 1) COV of Scientific User Facilities Division in Spring 2004 and 2) Empanel a Subcommittee on High-End Computing; Update of the Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, and Biosciences Division; Update of the Linac Coherent Light Source; Update of the Spallation Neutron Source; SCaLES Report; SciDAC; Advanced Scientific Computing Research

1) News from the Office of Basic Energy Sciences Patricia Dehmer, BES ppt.ppt file (14.5MB)
2) BES and DOE Hydrogen Activities Harriet Kung, BES ppt.ppt file (4.7MB)
3) Update of the Chemical Sciences, Biosciences, and Geosciences Division Walter Stevens, BES ppt.ppt file (1.7MB)
4) Update of the Linac Coherent Light Source John Galayda, SLAC ppt.ppt file (6.4MB)
5) News from the Office of Science Ray Orbach, SC N/A
6) Update and Status of the Spallation Neutron Source Ian Anderson, SNS ppt.ppt file (48.2MB)
7) The SCaLeS Report: Opportunities and Needs in BES Thom Dunning ppt.ppt file (1.1MB)
8) Overview of SciDAC Alan Laub, UC ppt.ppt file (574KB)
9) Advanced Scientific Computing Research Dan Hitchcock, ASCR ppt.ppt file (853KB)

May 28, 2003

Topics: News from the Office of Science, News from BES, Report of the Committee of Visitors Review for Materials Sciences and Engineering, Preliminary Report of the BES Hydrogen Workshop, Update of the Status of the Spallation Neutron Source

1) News from the Office of Science Ray Orbach, SC doc.doc file (53KB)
ppt.ppt file (36KB)
2) News from the Office of Basic Energy Sciences Patricia Dehmer, BES ppt.ppt file (36.8MB)
3) Preliminary Report of the BES Hydrogen Workshop Millie Dresselhaus, MIT
4) Report of the BESAC Committee of Visitors Review of the Materials Sciences
and Engineering Division
John Hemminger, UC at Irvine ppt.ppt file (76KB)
5) Update on the Status of the Spallation Neutron Source Thom Mason, SNS ppt.ppt file (7.6MB)

Feb. 25-26, 2003

Topics: News from the Office of Science, News from BES, Summary Report of the 20-Year BES Facilities Subcommittee, Workshop Report on the Basic Research Needs to Assure a Secure Energy Future, Update on the Biomolecular Materials Workshop, Update on the Catalysis Workshop Report

1) News from the Office of Science Ray Orbach, SC ppt.ppt file (125KB)
2) News from the Office of Basic Energy Sciences Patricia Dehmer, BES ppt.ppt file (16.2MB)
3) Summary Report of the 20-Year BES Facilities Subcommittee Sunil Sinha, UCSD ppt.ppt file (69KB)
4) Basic Research Needs to Assure a Secure Energy Future John Stringer, EPRI ppt.ppt file (1.4MB)

Nov. 5-6, 2002

Topics: Dr. Raymond Orbach, Director of Science Meets the Committee, News from BES, Preliminary Workshop Update on the Basic Research Needs to Assure a Secure Energy Future, Update of the Nanoscale Science Research Centers, Introduction of the New Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, and Biosciences Division Direct or and Division Overview, Update of the LCLS, Discussion of the Catalysis Report, BES Strategic Planning Themes

1) News from the Office of Science Ray Orbach, SC ppt.ppt file (952KB)
2) News from the Office of Basic Energy Sciences Patricia Dehmer, BES ppt.ppt file (26.8MB)
3) Basic Research Needs to Assure a Secure Energy Future Linda Horton, ORNL ppt.ppt file (124KB)
4) Nanoscale Science Research Centers Terry Michalske, SNL/ Jim Roberto, ORNL ppt.ppt file (3.0MB)
5) Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, and Biosciences Division Walter Stevens, BES ppt.ppt file (1.9MB)
6) Linac Coherent Light Source Update John Galayda, SLAC ppt.ppt file (9.0MB)
7) Direction for Catalysis Report Walter Stevens, BES ppt.ppt file (16KB)

July 22-23, 2002

Topics: Theory and Modeling in Nanoscience, Catalysis, Countering Terrorism, Energy Security, Spallation Neutron Source, Linac Coherent Light Source, High Flux Isotope Reactor, Nanoscale Science Research Centers, Transmission Electron Achromatic Microscope Project, LANSCE, Light Source Reviews

1) News from the Office of Science Jim Decker, SC ppt.ppt file (3.6MB)
2) News from Basic Energy Sciences Patricia Dehmer, BES ppt.ppt file (868KB)
3) BESAC/ASCAC Workshop on Theory and Modeling in Nanoscience Bill McCurdy, LBNL ppt.ppt file (2.8MB)
4) BESAC Workshop on Catalysis Planning Workshop Mike White, Texas ppt.ppt file (1.7MB)
5) BES Workshop on Basic Research Needs for Countering Terrorism Walter Stevens, BES ppt.ppt file (7.7MB)
6) BESAC Workshop on Basic Res. Needs for a Secure Energy Future Iran Thomas, BES ppt.ppt file (320KB)
7) Spallation Neutron Source Thom Mason, SNS ppt.ppt file (13.7MB)
8) Linac Coherent Light Source John Galayda, SLAC ppt.ppt file (10.3MB)
9) High Flux Isotope Reactor Jim Roberto, ORNL ppt.ppt file (14.3MB)
10) Transmission Electron Achromatic Microscope Project Tof Carim, BES ppt.ppt file (5.3MB)
11) BESAC-Accepted Catalysis Recommendations BESACCatalysis07-23-02.pdf John Hemminger, UC, Irvine ppt.ppt file (36KB)
12) Nanoscale Science Research Center Update Jim Roberto, ORNL
Terry Michalske, SNL
ppt.ppt file (783KB)
ppt.ppt file (19KB)
13) Update on LANSCE at LANL Paul Lisowski, LANL ppt.ppt file (12.4MB)
14) Light Source Reviews - BES Steve Dierker, BNL
Pedro Montano, BES
ppt.ppt file (5.5MB)
ppt.ppt file (106KB)

Feb. 25-26, 2002

Topics: Subpanel Report on the Committee of Visitors and SC Performance Measurements, Report from the Biomolecular Materials Workshop, Upcoming BESAC-Sponsored Activities, Basic Research Need to CT, Basic Science Needed for Energy Security, Updates on LCLS and LANSCE.

1) News from the Office of Science James Decker, SC ppt.ppt file (12.8MB)
2) News from Basic Energy Sciences Patricia Dehmer, BES ppt.ppt file (16.6MB)
3) Report of the Committee of Visitors Subpanel Carl Lineberger, JILA ppt.ppt file (107KB)
4) Report of the SC Performance Measurement Subpanel John Stringer, EPRI
5) Report of the Biomolecular Materials Workshop Mark Alper, LBNL ppt.ppt file (8.8MB)
6) Catalysis Planning Bill Kirchhoff, BES ppt.ppt file (82KB)
7) Theory and Modeling in Nanoscience Bill McCurdy, LBNL ppt.ppt file (23KB)
8) Status of the Spallation Neutron Source Thom Mason, SNS ppt.ppt file (35.9MB)
9) BES-Sponsored Workshop on Basic Research Needs to CT Walter Stevens, BES ppt.ppt file (74KB)
10) BESAC-Sponsored Workshop on Basic Science Needs for Energy Security Iran Thomas, BES ppt.ppt file (32KB)
11) Linac Coherent Light Source Update Keith Hodgson, SSRL ppt.ppt file (3.1MB)
12) Update on LANSCE at LANL Paul Lisowski, LANL ppt.ppt file (12.8MB)

Nov. 14-15, 2001

Topics: This meeting was devoted to presentations and discussions concerning three Nanoscale Science Research Centers: The Molecular Foundry (LBNL); The Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences (ORNL); and The Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies (SNL/ LANL).

1) News from the Office of Basic Energy Sciences Patricia Dehmer, BES ppt.ppt file (8.1MB)
2) The Molecular Foundry (LBNL) Paul Alivisatos, LBNL
3) Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences (ORNL) Doug Lowndes
Ward Plummer
Peter Cummings
ppt.ppt file (3.1MB)
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4) Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies (LANL/SNL) Terry Michalske, Andy Shreve, and Jerry Simmons ppt.ppt file (27.2MB)
At the conclusion of Day 1, the Centers were asked to respond to direct questions presented to them by the Committee. The following three presentations were prepared to address the Committee's questions.
1) The Molecular Foundry Daniel Chemla, LBNL ppt.ppt file (7.9MB)
2) Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences Doug Lowndes, ORNL ppt.ppt file (1.2MB)
3) Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies Andy Shreve, LANL N/A

Aug. 2-3, 2001

Topics: BES Update; SNS Technical Progress and Status of Instrumentation; Activities of the Interagency Working Group onNeutron Science; NSRC Updates; NSF NSET Activities; LCLS Update; Beyond Nano; and more.

1) News from the Office of Science James Decker, SC
Org. Chart
ppt.ppt file (475KB)
pdf.pdf file (91KB)
2) News from the Office of Basic Energy Sciences Patricia Dehmer, BES ppt.ppt file (35.2MB)
3) Spallation Neutron Source Update Thom Mason, SNS ppt.ppt file (17.7MB)
4) LANSCE Update Paul Lisowski, LANL ppt.ppt file (2.0MB)
5) Activities of the IWG on Neutron Science Pat Gallagher, NIST ppt.ppt file (165KB)
6) LBNL NSRC Update Mark Alper, LBNL ppt.ppt file (72.0MB)
7) ORNL NSRC Update Doug Lowndes, ORNL ppt.ppt file (5.4MB)
8) SNL/LANL NSRC Update Don Parkin, LANL ppt.ppt file (16.8MB)
9) NSF NSET Activities Mihail Roco, NSF ppt.ppt file (2.8MB)
10) BES Update on Linac Coherent Light Source Eric Rohlfing, BES ppt.ppt file (104KB)
11) Linac Coherent Light Source Update John Galayda, SLAC ppt.ppt file (3.1MB)
12) Committee of Visitors Update William Millman, BES ppt.ppt file (187KB)
13) DOE's Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Program David Garman, EE/RE ppt.ppt file (241KB)
14) DOE's Fossil Energy Program Marvin Singer, FE ppt.ppt file (7.5MB)
15) DOE's Nuclear Energy, Science and Technology Program Gail Marcus, NE ppt.ppt file (4.8MB)

Feb. 26-27, 2001

Topics: BES Update; IPNS/Lujan Center Status, LCLS Update, BES NSET Overview, NSRCs Presentations from Labs

1) Introduction from BES Patricia Dehmer, BES ppt.ppt file (21.7MB)
2) Recap of BESAC Subpanel Review of the IPNS/Lujan Center Jack Crow, Florida State University ppt.ppt file (3.1MB)
3) BES Activities Following Subpanel Review of the IPNS/Lujan Center Iran Thomas, BES ppt.ppt file (61KB)
4) Subpanel Review Responses LANL
ANL
pdf.pdf file (137KB)
pdf.pdf file (835KB)
5) Linac Coherent Light Source Project (LCLS) Update Eric Rohlfing, BES ppt.ppt file (103KB)
6) X-Ray Laser Physics at the LCLS Max Cornacchia, SLAC
Jerry Hastings, BNL
ppt.ppt file (2.9MB)
ppt.ppt file (289KB)
7) News from Materials Sciences and Engineering Division Iran Thomas, BES ppt.ppt file (10.2MB)
8) News from Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, and Biosciences Division William Millman, BES ppt.ppt file (151KB)
1) BES Overview of Nanoscale Science, Engineering , and Technology Patricia Dehmer, BES ppt.ppt file (12.7MB)

Proposed Laboratory Nanoscale Centers Presentations Follow:

a) Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Daniel Chemla, LBNL ppt.ppt file (17.4MB)
b) Argonne National Laboratory Murray Gibson, ANL ppt.ppt file (20.2MB)
c) Sandia National Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory Terry Michalske, SNL & LANL - Don Parkin ppt.ppt file (16.5MB)
d) Brookhaven National Laboratory Richard Osgood, BNL ppt.ppt file (17.4MB)
e) Oak Ridge National Laboratory James Roberto, ORNL ppt.ppt file (7.0MB)

Dec. 11, 2000

Topics: BES Update; Subpanel Report on the Review of the IPNS and Lujan Center; Future Activities

1) Introduction from BES http://www.sc.doe.gov/bes/NNI.htm NSET Federal Register Notice.pdf file (117KB) Patricia Dehmer, BES
2) BESAC Subpanel Presentations on the Nov. 2000 Review of the IPNS (ANL) and the Lujan Center (LANL)
A. Introduction Ward Plummer, Chair ppt.ppt file (2.3MB)
B. Evaluation Procedure and User Community Jack Crow, Florida State University ppt.ppt file (364KB)
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C. Facility Evaluation Andrew Taylor, ISIS ppt.ppt file (15.0MB)
D. Recommendations Ward Plummer, Chair ppt.ppt file (519KB)

Oct. 10-11, 2000

Topics: Introduction of and Presentation by Mildred Dresselhaus, Director, Office of Science; Introduction and Welcome to 2000-2001 Members; News from BES; Linac Coherent Light Source Scientific Case, and updates from the Materials Sciences and Engineering Division and Chemical Sciences, Geosciences and Biosciences Division.

1) Overview from BES Patricia Dehmer, BES ppt.ppt file (14.6MB)
2) Remarks from the Office of Science Millie Dresselhaus, SC-1 NA
3) Research in Novel Coherent Light Sources Eric Rohlfling, BES ppt.ppt file (10.8MB)
4) LCLS Scientific Case Overview Keith Hodgson, SLAC ppt.ppt file (8.8MB)
5) Femtochemistry Dan Imre, BNL ppt.ppt file (3.6MB)
6) Studies of Nanoscale Dynamics in Condensed Matter Brian Stephenson, ANL ppt.ppt file (5.2MB)
7) Atomic Physics Experiments Phil Bucksbaum, U. Michigan ppt.ppt file (1.0MB)
8) Plasma and Warm Dense Matter Studies Richard Lee, LLNL ppt.ppt file (866KB)
9) Structural Studies on Single Particles and Biomolecules Janos Hajdu, Uppsala U. ppt.ppt file (11.1MB)
10) News from Materials Sciences and Engineering Division Iran Thomas, BES ppt.ppt file (834KB)
11) News from Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, and Biosciences Division William Millman, BES ppt.ppt file (142KB)
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