Events

Watercolor sketch of the Table Tennis Tournament by Alejandro Santos

The 2021 ICMAB Summer Party celebrates the Institute’s 35 years!

After last year’s party being cancelled due to the COVID pandemic, we were stoked to be able to finally celebrate again!

The 2021 ICMAB Party was celebrated after more than a year without live events due to the collective efforts to stop the spread of COVID. The party was not without changes, as it was celebrated entirely at ICMAB’s terrace to avoid concentrations of people inside. We celebrated on 16 July 2021 with many events, including the first CRYSTALMATCH contest, the awards ceremony for the FOTICMAB contest, the BEFORE&NOW photo activity, a tie dye workshop by Sara Ruiz, Nerea González and Lídia Ballell, a sketching workshop by Alejandro Santos, and the final of the Tennis Table tournament!

Commemorations, Meetings Organization, Breaking News, 2021

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The SCN2 organizes the 2021 Nanotechnology & Industry for PhD researchers day

Date: 2021-06-22

On 22 June 2021, from 4 to 6:30 pm, the SCN2 (Catalan Society of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology) will celebrate the second edition of the event 'Nanotechnology and Industry for PhD researchers'.

The aim of the event is to talk about nanotechnology applied to the field of industry and business. This year the event counts with the participation of three spin-offs from ICN2, ICMAB and IMB-CNM: InBrain Neuroelectronics, Nanomol Technologies and Energiot, who will explain us their process of technology transfer.

Meetings Participation, TT News, Breaking News

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"Using CO2 meters to control COVID transmission indoors" by Albert Verdaguer (Mon, 14 June 2021)

VIDEO EMBED: "Using CO2 meters to control COVID transmission indoors. Evidences, ongoing field studies and recommendations" by Albert Verdaguer (Mon, 14 June 2021)
Date: 2021-06-14

We are happy to invite you to the following ICMAB Invited Seminar about the CO2 meters to control COVID transmission indoors by the AIREAMOS group.

Periodical Lectures & Invited Seminars

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ICMAB will be at the XV Virtual UB Business Forum on 28 April 2021

On Wednesday 28 April 2021, the ICMAB will be at the XV Virtual Business Forum "Fira d'Empreses" organized by the many science faculties of the University of Barcelona (UB). If you are a student or a researcher and would like to do an internship or work with us, come and visit us and we will inform you, from 10 am from 4 pm. 

Meetings Participation

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ERC 2021 Seminar – A new panel in PE domain: PE11-Materials Engineering

Date: 2021-03-25

We are happy to organize and invite you to the following ERC Session at ICMAB:

ERC 2021 – A new panel in PE domain: PE11-Materials Engineering

by Dr. Alina Maria TOMOIAGĂ – Project Advisor, European Research Council Executive Agency, Physical Sciences and Engineering Unit

Thursday, 25 March 2021, from 3 pm to 5 pm
Online Invited Seminar by Zoom. Register here to attend.

Periodical Lectures & Invited Seminars

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Are you interested in literature and nanoscience? This contest is for you!

In the framework of the 10alamenos9 Festival of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, a Nanostories contest has been launched for high school students, from 3rd and 4th ESO and 1st and 2nd BTX. The idea is to write short stories of maximum 200 words in which nanoscience and nanotechnology are present. The deadline to participate is 5 April 2021. Go for it!

Courses and Workshops, 2021

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"Optical Emission Tuning of Single Photon Sources by Elastic Strain Engineering" by Javier Martín-Sánchez (Mon, 15 March 2021)

Date: 2021-03-15

We would like to invite you to the following Online ICMAB Periodical Lecture:
Optical Emission Tuning of Single Photon Sources by Elastic Strain Engineering

by Javier Martín-SánchezDepartment of Physics, University of Oviedo (Spain)

Monday, 15 March 2020 @ 12 pm 
Online Invited Seminar by Zoom. Register here to attend

Periodical Lectures & Invited Seminars

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Test your knowledge at the "Women in Science League"

Do you know who is known as the "Queen of carbon", or who was the first woman to receive a salary as a scientist? Do you know since when we celebrate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, or when did the CSIC launch the "Women and Science Committee"?

Women in Science

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Postdoc Talk: "Rational Engineering of Binary Oxides and Semiconductors for Photocatalytic Applications" by Claudio Cazorla

Date: 2021-02-15

We would like to invite you to the first Online ICMAB Periodical Lecture of 2021:

Rational Engineering of Binary Oxides and Semiconductors for Photocatalytic Applications

by Claudio Cazorla, Departament de Física, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona

Monday, 15 February 2020 @ 12 pm 
Online Invited Seminar by Zoom. Register here to attend.
PostDoc Talks cycle

Periodical Lectures & Invited Seminars, 2020

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"Self-Organization at All Scales" symposium at the nanoGE Spring Meeting 2021

Date: 2021-03-09

The online nanoGe Spring Meeting is a unique series of symposia focused on advanced materials preparation and fundamental properties and their applications, in fields such as renewable energy (photovoltaics, batteries), lighting, semiconductor quantum dots, 2-D materials synthesis and semiconductors fundamentals, bioimaging, etc.

Meetings Organization

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100 attendees at the 1st meeting of the CSIC Equality Committees promoted by the ICM

The meeting, held as part of the European H2020 project LeTSGEPs, was organized by the ICM (Institut de Ciències del Mar) in coordination with the CSIC Equality Committee and the CSIC Women and Science Committee. The ICMAB was present in the event to explain our experience in Gender Equality, after receiving the Equality Distinction in 2018, and to share and learn good practices in Gender Equality. 

Meetings Participation, Women in Science

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Great success of the 1st Online Edition of Expominer 2020

The ICMAB participated between 14 and 27 November 2020 at the 1st Online Edition of Expominer, the exhibition of minerals, fossils and jewelry. The Online Expomine was formed by a cycle of talks and workshops called MinerMat2020 in the framework of the Science Week 2020. We participated with one outreach talk given by Mariona Coll on Solar Energy, and two outreach videos by Anna Cespi, Judith Oró and Roberta Ceravola about techniques to characterize crystals and sand. 

Fairies, Outreach Videos, Outreach & Dissemination, 2020

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Fourth visit of the Scientific Advisory Board at ICMAB - online!

On 3-4 December 2020, the ICMAB Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) meeting will take place to evaluate the research lines and the overall performance of the Institute. The SAB is composed of 12 worldwide scientific experts in the areas of the targeted research of our Severo Ochoa project: Smart Functional Materials for a Better Future (FUNFUTURE) in the areas of Clean Energy, Sustainable Electronics and Smart Nanomedicine.

Visits and open doors, Meetings Organization, Breaking News, 2020

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PostDoc Talk: "Plasmon-enhanced light–matter interaction: from molecular detection to energy harvesting applications" by Luis A. Pérez (Mon, 30 Nov 2020)

We would like to invite you to the third PostDoc Talk of this new cycle of Online ICMAB Seminars:

Plasmon-enhanced light–matter interaction: from molecular detection to energy harvesting applications

by Luis Alberto Pérez, NANOPTO group, ICMAB, CSIC

Monday, 30 November 2020 @ 12 pm
Online Invited Seminar by Zoom. Register here to attend.
PostDoc Talks cycle

Periodical Lectures & Invited Seminars, 2020

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R&D in B. Braun, a professional career or an attitude towards life? by Pau Turon (Mon, 23 Nov 2020)

We would like to invite you to the the following Online Invited Seminar:

R&D in B. Braun, a professional career or an attitude towards life?

by Pau Turon Dols, Vice-President of Research and Development, B. Braun Surgical, S.A.U.

Monday, 23 November 2020 @ 12 pm
Online Invited Seminar by Zoom. Register here to attend.

Periodical Lectures & Invited Seminars

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"Unconventional multi-band superconductivity at two-dimensional oxide interfaces" by Gyanendra Singh (Wed, 2 Dec 2020)

We would like to invite you to the the following Invited Online Seminar:

Unconventional multi-band superconductivity at two-dimensional oxide interfaces

by Gyanendra Singh, Department of Microtechnology and Nanoscience MC2, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Wednesday, 2 December 2020 @ 12 pm
Online Invited Seminar by Zoom. Register here to attend.

Periodical Lectures & Invited Seminars

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PostDoc Talk: "Understanding heterogeneous ice nucleation on natural and designed surfaces to control ice formation" by Elzbieta Pach (Mon, 16 Nov 2020)

We would like to invite you to the third PostDoc Talk of this new cycle of Online ICMAB Seminars:

Understanding heterogeneous ice nucleation on natural and designed surfaces to control ice formation

by Elzbieta Pach, Group of Physical Chemistry of Surfaces and Interfaces, ICMAB, CSIC

Monday, 16 November 2020 @ 12 pm
Online Invited Seminar by Zoom. Register here to attend.
PostDoc Talks cycle

Periodical Lectures & Invited Seminars

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Pubished the proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Nitrides (ISNT2019)

The proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Nitrides (ISNT2019), which took place in Barcelona between 9 and 13 June 2019, are now published in the Journal of the European Ceramic Society (Elsevier). The invited editors of this special edition are ICMAB Researcher, Amparo Fuertes, and Ralf Riedel, from the Technische Universität Darmstadt, co-Chairs of the symposium. 

Books and articles

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Published the International Conference on Spectroscopic Ellipsometry (ICSE-8) proceedings

The 8th International Conference on Spectroscopic Ellipsometry (ICSE8), organized by ICMAB researchers M. Isabel Alonso and Miquel Garriga among others, which took place between 26-31 May 2019 in Barcelona, has now published its proceedings in a special collection in the Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B (published by the American Institute of Physics for the American Vacuum Society-AVS).

Books and articles

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PostDoc Talk: "Thermal transport and mechanical properties characterization using Extreme Ultraviolet coherent light" by Begoña Abad (Mon, 26 Oct 2020)

We would like to invite you to the second PostDoc Talk of this new cycle of Online ICMAB Seminars:

Thermal transport and mechanical properties characterization using Extreme Ultraviolet coherent light

by Begoña Abad, Nanophononics Lab - Zardo group, Physics Department, University of Basel, Switzerland

Monday, 26 October 2020 @ 12 pm
Online Invited Seminar by Zoom. Register here to attend.
PostDoc Talks cycle

Periodical Lectures & Invited Seminars, 2020

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ICMAB will be part of the programme "Science by Women" of the Women for Africa Foundation

María Teresa Fernández de la Vega, President of the Women for Africa Foundation (Fundación Mujeres por África) visited the Institute of Materials Science of Barcelona (ICMAB) on Monday, 28 September 2020, in the afternoon. The visit was in the framework of the programme "Science By Women" (Ellas Investigan), which the ICMAB wishes to join in its next edition.

Visits and open doors, Women in Science, Breaking News, 2020

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PostDoc Talk: "Nanoprobes for the next generation of Optical Imaging" by Judit Morlà (Mon, 5 Oct 2020)

We would like to invite you to the second PostDoc Talk of this new cycle of Online ICMAB Seminars:

Nanoprobes for the next generation of Optical Imaging

by Judit Morlà Folch
Institut Ciencia dels Materials de Barcelona (ICMAB-CSIC) - Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red CIBER-BBN, Barcelona, Spain
Department of Chemistry and Environmental Science, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, United States

Monday, 5 October 2020 @ 12 pm
Online Invited Seminar by Zoom. Register here to attend.
PostDoc Talks cycle

Periodical Lectures & Invited Seminars, 2020

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The JPhD2020 closes this edition having achieved the highest participation ever!

The JPhD2020, the 5th Scientific Meeting of PhD Students, organized by PhD fellows of four institutions at the UAB Campus  (ICMAB, ICN2, IMB-CNM and UAB), closed on 18 September 2020 this hihgly interdisciplinary and participative edition, which has enabled more than 80 participants to communicate their research and to think "outside the box", by attending talks of different research areas. 

Courses and Workshops, 2020

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