Meeting Presentations

July 11-12, 2019

Topics: Office of Basic Energy Sciences Update; National Academies “A Research Agenda for a New Era in Separations Science” Report Presentation; Introduction to the Plastic Issue and the Role of Recycling & Upcycling; Chemical Upcycling of Polymer Roundtable Update; National Academies “Sexual Harassment of Women” Study Presentation; Exascale Computing Project Update; Advanced Scientific Computing Advisory Committee Exascale Computing Project Subcommittee Update; Spallation Neutron Source/Proton Power Upgrade/Second Target Station Update; Neutron Subcommittee Update and Discussion; Basic Research Needs for Manufacturing Workshop Update; Liquid Solar Fuels Roundtable Update; Scientific User Facilities Committee of Visitors Report; News from the Office of Science; National Academies “Gaseous Carbon Waste Streams Utilization” Report Presentation

  1. Office of Basic Energy Sciences Update
    • Harriet Kung, Director
      Office of Basic Energy Sciences
    • pdf
  2. National Academies “A Research Agenda for a New Era in Separations Science” Report Presentation
    • Joan Brennecke University of Texas
    • pdf
  3. Introduction to the Plastic Issue and the Role of Recycling & Upcycling
    • Jill Martin, DOW
    • pdf
  4. Chemical Upcycling of Polymer Roundtable Update
    • Phil Britt, ORNL
    • pdf
  5. National Academies “Sexual Harassment of Women” Study Presentation
    • Irene Ngun National Academies
    • pdf
  6. Exascale Computing Project Update
    • Lori Diachin Lawrence Livermore National Lab
    • pdf
  7. Advanced Scientific Computing Advisory Committee Exascale Computing Project Subcommittee Update
    • Roscoe Giles Boston University
    • pdf
  8. Spallation Neutron Source/Proton Power Upgrade/Second Target Station Update
    • Paul Langan Oak Ridge National Lab
    • pdf
  9. Neutron Subcommittee Update and Discussion
    • Marc Kastner
    • pdf
  10. Basic Research Needs for Manufacturing Workshop Update
    • Linda Horton, Director, Materials Sciences & Engineering Division
    • pdf
  11. Liquid Solar Fuels Roundtable Update
    • Bruce Garrett, Director, Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, & Biosciences Division
    • pdf
  12. Scientific User Facilities Committee of Visitors Report
    • Tony Rollett Carnegie Mellon University
    • pdf
  13. News from the Office of Science
    • Chris Fall, Director Office of Science
    • pdf
  14. National Academies “Gaseous Carbon Waste Streams Utilization” Report Presentation
    • Nilay Hazari Yale University
    • pdf

March 7-8, 2019

Topics: News from the DOE Office of Science; Office of Basic Energy Sciences Update; BES40 One Page Summaries; Materials Decadal Survey (National Research Council);HFIR History; American Physical Society Report Neutrons for the Nation; SNS Proton Power Upgrade Project Update; Advanced Light Source Upgrade Project Update; Advanced Photon Source Upgrade Project Update; Linac Coherent Light Source-II Project Update; Linac Coherent Light Source-II-HE Project Update; Polymer Roundtable Update; Microelectronics BRN Report

  1. News from the DOE Office of Science
    • Steve Binkley Deputy Director for Science Programs Office of Science
    • pdf
  2. Office of Basic Energy Sciences Update
    • Harriet Kung, Director
      Office of Basic Energy Sciences
    • pdf
  3. BES40 One Page Summaries
    • Marc Kastner
      Leland Cogliani
      John Sarrao, LANL
      Philip Lippel
    • pdf
  4. Materials Decadal Survey (National Research Council)
    • Matt Tirrell University of Chicago
    • pdf
  5. HFIR History
    • Jim Roberto, ORNL
    • pdf
  6. American Physical Society Report Neutrons for the Nation
    • Julia Phillips, Retired SNL
    • pdf
  7. SNS Proton Power Upgrade Project Update
    • John Galambos, ORNL
    • pdf
  8. Advanced Light Source Upgrade Project Update
    • David Robin, LBNL
    • pdf
  9. Advanced Photon Source Upgrade Project Update
    • Bob Hettel, ANL
    • pdf
  10. Linac Coherent Light Source-II Project Update
    • John Galayda, SLAC
    • pdf
  11. Linac Coherent Light Source-II-HE Project Update
    • Greg Hays, SLAC
    • pdf
  12. Polymer Roundtable Update
    • Phil Britt, ORNL
    • pdf
  13. Microelectronics BRN Report
    • Supratik Guha, ANL
    • pdf

July 12-13, 2018

Topics: News from the DOE Office of Science; News from Office of Basic Energy Science; BES at 40 Presentations and Panel Discussion: Overview; Light Source Upgrades & International Landscape– followed by a Panel Discussion;Neutron Source Upgrades & International Landscape– followed by a Panel Discussion; Materials Sciences and Engineering Division Committee of Visitors Report; Basic Research Needs Workshop on Microelectronics; DOE Isotope Program; Interagency Discussion on Quantum Information Science

  1. News from the DOE Office of Science
    • Steve Binkley Deputy Director for Science Programs Office of Science
    • pdf
  2. News from Office of Basic Energy Science
    • Harriet Kung, Director
      Office of Basic Energy Sciences
    • pdf
  3. BES at 40 Presentations and Panel Discussion
    • Marc Kastner, Science Philanthropy Alliance
      Monica Olvera de la Cruz, Northwestern
      John Sarrao, LANL
      George Crabtree, ANL
      Al Hammond
      Philip Lippel, MIT
      Leland Cogliani, Lewis-Burke Associates
    • pdf
  4. Light Source Upgrades & International Landscape– followed by a Panel Discussion
    • Stephen Streiffer, ANL
      Steve Kevan, LBNL
      Mike Dunne, SLAC
      Tetsuya Ishikawa, SPring 8
      Helmut Dosch, DESY
    • pdf
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    • pdf
  5. Neutron Source Upgrades & International Landscape– followed by a Panel Discussion
    • Paul Langan, ORNL
      Dimitri Argyriou, AMES
      Collin Broholm, Johns Hopkins University
    • pdf
  6. Materials Sciences and Engineering Division Committee of Visitors Report
    • Esther Takeuchi
      Stony Brook University

    • pdf
  7.  Basic Research Needs Workshop on Microelectronics 
    • Andy Schwartz
      Office of Basic Energy Sciences
    • pdf
  8. DOE Isotope Program
    • Jehanne Gillo
      Office of Nuclear Physics
    • pdf
  9. Interagency Discussion on Quantum Information Science
    • Jake Taylor, Office of Science and Technology Policy
    • pdf

March 22-23, 2018

Topics: News from Office of Basic Energy Science; High Energy Physics and Quantum Information Sciences; BES 40th Subcommittee Report: Overview; QIS Panel Discussion;Chemical Sciences, Geosciences and Biosciences Division Strategic Planning Process; Ultrafast Roundtable Update

  1. News from Office of Basic Energy Science
    • Harriet Kung, Director
      Office of Basic Energy Sciences
    • pdf
  2. High Energy Physics and Quantum Information Sciences
    • Jim Siegrist, Director
      Office of High Energy Physics
    • pdf
    • pptx
  3. BES 40th Subcommittee Report: Overview
    • Marc Kastner
      Science Philanthropy Alliance
    • pdf
  4. Committee of Visitors – Materials Sciences and Engineering Division Update
    • Linda Horton, Director
      Materials Sciences and Engineering Division
    • pdf
    • pptx
  5. Chemical Sciences, Geosciences and Biosciences Division Strategic Planning Process
    • Bruce Garrett, Director
      Chemical Sciences, Geosciences and Biosciences Division
    • pdf
    • pptx
  6. M Ultrafast Roundtable Update
    • Tony Heinz, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
    • pdf

July 13-14, 2017

Topics :News from the DOE Office of Science; News from Office of Basic Energy Sciences; Future of Computing: Presentations and Panel Discussion; Basic Research Needs for Next-Generation Electrical Energy Storage Workshop Update; Basic Research Needs for Catalysis-Science to Transform Energy Technologies;X-ray Free Electron Lasers; Introduction of New BESAC Charge; Chemical Sciences, Geosciences and Biosciences Division Committee of Visitors Report; Drug Discovery at BES X-ray Light Sources; Advancing DOE Missions: the Role of DOE National Laboratories

  1. News from the DOE Office of Science
    • Steve Binkley, Acting Director Office of Science
    • pdf
    • pptx
  2. News from Office of Basic Energy Sciences
    • Harriet Kung, Director
      Office of Basic Energy Sciences
    • pdf
    • pptx
  3. Future of Computing: Presentations and Panel Discussion
    • Barbara Helland, Advanced Scientific Computing Research

      Carl Williams, National Institute of Standards & Technology

      Stan Williams, Hewlett Packard

    • pdf
    • pptx
    • pdf
    • pptx
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    • pptx
  4. Basic Research Needs for Next-Generation Electrical Energy Storage Workshop Update
    • Carl Koval
      University of Colorado
    • pdf
    • pptx
  5. Basic Research Needs for Catalysis-Science to Transform Energy Technologies
    • Bruce Garrett, Director
      Chemical Sciences, Geosciences and Biosciences Division
    • pdf
    • pptx
  6. X-ray Free Electron Lasers
    • Claudio Pellegrini
      Stanford University
    • pdf
    • pptx
  7. Introduction of New BESAC Charge
    • Persis Drell, BESAC Chair
  8. Chemical Sciences, Geosciences and Biosciences Division Committee of Visitors Report
    • Bruce Kay
      Pacific Northwest National Lab
    • pdf
    • pptx
  9. Drug Discovery at BES X-ray Light Sources
    • Steve Wasserman
      Eli Lilly & Company
    • pdf
  10. BES and the National Laboratories, Advancing DOE Missions
    for 40 Years
    • Steve Ashby
      Pacific Northwest National Lab
    • pdf
    • pptx

February 23-24, 2017

Topics :News from the DOE Office of Science; News from Office of Basic Energy Sciences; Basic Research Needs for Energy Water Nexus: New Approaches to Ensure Robust and Secure Energy and Water Systems Workshop; BESAC ‘Grand Challenge Science’ Reports: A Retrospective & Prospective View; X-ray Light Sources: An International Perspective; NSLS-II Operations Update; BESAC and BES Basic Research Needs Workshops and Reports: A Retrospective & Prospective View; ASCAC LDRD Review Update; EFRC/Hub COV Report Presentation; Upcoming BRN-Refresh Planning; WDTS Overview; WDTS COV Report Presentation; CSGB Strategic Planning Update & COV Planning

  1. News from the DOE Office of Science
    • Steve Binkley, Acting Director Office of Science
  2. News from Office of Basic Energy Sciences
    • Harriet Kung, Director
      Office of Basic Energy Sciences
    • pptx
  3. Basic Research Needs for Energy Water Nexus: New Approaches to Ensure Robust and Secure Energy and Water Systems Workshop
    •  

      Matt Tirrell
      ANL/University of Chicago
    • pptx
  4. BESAC ‘Grand Challenge Science’ Reports: A Retrospective & Prospective View
    • Mark Ratner, Northwestern Univ.
      John Sarrao, LANL
    • ppt
    • ppt
  5. X-ray Light Sources: An International Perspective
    • Persis Drell, Stanford University
      Helmut Dosch, DESY Director
    • pdf
  6. NSLS-II Operations Update
    • John Hill, NSLS-II Director, BNL
    • ppt
  7. BESAC and BES Basic Research Needs Workshops and Reports: A Retrospective & Prospective View
    • George Crabtree, ANL
    • ppt
  8. ASCAC LDRD Review Update
    • Dawn Bonnell
      University of Pennsylvania
    • ppt
  9. EFRC/Hub COV Report Presentation
    • Sylvia Ceyer, MIT
    • ppt
  10. Upcoming BRN-Refresh Planning
    • Linda Horton/Bruce Garrett
      Office of Basic Energy Sciences
    • ppt
  11. WDTS Overview
    • Jim Glownia, WDTS Director
    • ppt
  12. WDTS COV Report Presentation
    • Gordon Brown, Stanford University
    • ppt
  13. CSGB Strategic Planning Update & COV Planning
    • Bruce Garrett
      Office of Basic Energy Sciences
    • ppt

June 9-10, 2016

Topics:News from the DOE Office of Science; News from Office of Basic Energy Sciences; Basic Research Needs for Quantum Materials for Energy Relevant Technology; Presentation and Discussion of the BES Facility Upgrade Prioritization Subcommittee Report; Basic Research Needs for Synthesis Science for Energy Relevant Technology; Basic Research Needs for Innovation and Discovery of Transformative Experimental Tools; BES Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, and Biosciences Division: Team Presentations and Strategic Planning; Scientific User Facilities COV Report Presentation; Preparation for the EFRC/Hub COV; Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis (JCAP) Update; Joint Center for Energy Storage Research (JCESR) Update

  1. News from the DOE Office of Science
    • Cherry Murray, Director
      Office of Science
    • pptx
  2. News from Office of Basic Energy Sciences
    • Harriet Kung, Director
      Office of Basic Energy Sciences
    • pptx
  3. Basic Research Needs for Quantum Materials for Energy Relevant Technology
    • Collin Broholm
      Johns Hopkins University
    • pptx
  4. Presentation and Discussion of the BES Facility Upgrade Prioritization Subcommittee Report
    • John C. Hemminger, BESAC Chair University of California, Irvine
    • ppt
  5. Basic Research Needs for Synthesis Science for Energy Relevant Technology
    • Jim DeYoreo
      Pacific Northwest National Lab
    • pdf
  6. Basic Research Needs for Innovation and Discovery of Transformative Experimental Tools
    • Ali Belkacem
      Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
    • ppt
  7. Ammonia Synthesis Roundtable Report
    • Jens Norskov
      Stanford University and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
    • pdf
  8. BES Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, and Biosciences Division: Team Presentations and Strategic Planning
    • Gail Mclean, Raul Miranda, Jeff Krause, CSGB Division
    • ppt
  9. Scientific User Facilities COV Report Presentation
    • John Tranquada
      Brookhaven National Laboratory
    • ppt
  10. Preparation for the EFRC/Hub COV
    • Andy Schwartz
      Office of Basic Energy Sciences
    • ppt
  11. Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis (JCAP) Update
    • Harry Atwater
      California Institute of Technology
    • pdf
  12. Joint Center for Energy Storage Research (JCESR) Update
    • George Crabtree
      Argonne National Laboratory
    • ppt

February 11-12, 2016

Topics :News from the DOE Office of Science; News from Office of Basic Energy Sciences; Challenges at the Frontiers of Matter and Energy: Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research; Office of Biological and Environmental Research; Basic Research Needs for Environmental Management Workshop;LCLS-II-High Energy Upgrade; Advanced Light Source Upgrade; Advanced Photon Source Upgrade; Preparation for Facilities Division COV; SNS Proton Power Upgrade (SNS PPU); Discussion of Plans and Process for Addressing the BESAC Charge

  1. News from the DOE Office of Science
    • Cherry Murray, Director
      Office of Science
    • pptx
  2. News from Office of Basic Energy Sciences
    • Harriet Kung, Director
      Office of Basic Energy Sciences
    • pptx
  3. Challenges at the Frontiers of Matter and Energy: Transformative Opportunities for Discovery Science
    • John Sarrao
      Los Alamos National Lab
    • pdf
  4. Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research
    • Steve Binkley, Director
      Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research
    • ppt
  5. Office of Biological and Environmental Research
    • Sharlene Weatherwax, Director
      Office of Biological & Environmental Research
    • pdf
  6. Basic Research Needs for Environmental Management Workshop
    • Sue Clark
      Pacific Northwest National Lab
    • ppt
  7. LCLS-II-High Energy Upgrade
    • Chi-Chang Kao, Director
      SLAC National Accelerator Lab
    • ppt
  8. Advanced Light Source Upgrade
    • Roger Falcone, Director of Advanced Light Source, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
    • ppt
  9. Advanced Photon Source Upgrade
    • Peter Littlewood, Director
      Argonne National Laboratory
    • pdf
  10. Preparation for Facilities Division COV
    • James Murphy, BES Division Director of Scientific User Facilities
    • ppt
  11. SNS Proton Power Upgrade (SNS PPU)
    • Thom Mason, Director
      Oak Ridge National Laboratory
    • ppt
  12. Discussion of Plans and Process for Addressing the BESAC Charge

July 7-8, 2015

Topics :News from Office of Basic Energy Sciences; Overview of DOE Quadrennial Technology Review; News from the DOE Office of Science; DMSE COV Presentation; LCLS-II Update; Update on Advanced Photon Source Upgrade and Response to BESAC Future Light Sources Report; Challenges at the Frontiers of Matter and Energy: Transformative Opportunities for Discovery Science Report Discussion;DMSE Strategic Planning Process;CSGB Strategic Planning Process;SubTER Roundtable Discussion;Challenges at the Frontiers of Matter and Energy: Transformative Opportunities for Discovery Science Report Discussion

  1. News from Office of Basic Energy Sciences
    • Harriet Kung, Director
      Office of Basic Energy Sciences
    • pptx
  2. Challenges at the Frontiers of Matter and Energy: Transformative Opportunities for Discovery Science Report Discussion
    • John Sarrao, Chair (LANL)
    • pdf
  3. Overview of DOE Quadrennial Technology Review
    • Lynn Orr, Under Secretary for
      Science and Energy, USDOE
    • ppt
  4. News from the DOE Office of Science
    • Pat Dehmer, Acting Director
      Office of Science
    • pdf
  5. DMSE COV Presentation
    • Gary Rubloff, University of
      Maryland, DMSE COV Chair
    • ppt
  6. LCLS-II Update
    • John Galayda, SLAC
    • pdf
  7. Update on Advanced Photon Source Upgrade and Response to BESAC Future Light Sources Report
    • Peter Littlewood, ANL
    • ppt
  8. DMSE Strategic Planning Process
    • Linda Horton, Director, Division of
      Materials Sciences and Engineering
    • ppt
  9. CSGB Strategic Planning Process
    • Tanja Pietrass, Director
      Division of Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, and Biosciences
    • ppt
  10. SubTER Roundtable Discussion
    • Don DePaolo, LBNL
    • pdf

February 26 – 27, 2015

Topics : Perspectives on Science and Energy in the US DOE; Report by the BESAC Subcommittee on Transformational Opportunities; News from the DOE Office of Science; News from Office of Basic Energy Sciences; NSLS-II Update; Soft X-Ray Workshop Report; Spallation Neutron Source Updates; Upcoming Committee of Visitors for the Materials Sciences and Engineering Division; Update on the BES Nanoscale Science Research Centers

  1. Welcome and Introduction
    • John Hemminger, BESAC Chair
      University of California, Irvine
  2. Perspectives on Science and Energy in the US DOE
    • Lynn Orr, Under Secretary for Science and Energy, USDOE
    • pdf
  3. Overview of DOE Quadrennial Technology Review
    • Lynn Orr, Under Secretary for
      Science and Energy, USDOE
  4. Report by the BESAC Subcommittee on Transformational Opportunities
    • John Hemminger, George Crabtree, Mark Ratner
    • pdf
  5. News from the DOE Office of Science
    • Pat Dehmer, Acting Director
      Office of Science
    • ppt
  6. News from Office of Basic Energy Sciences
    • Harriet Kung, Director
      Office of Basic Energy Sciences
    • ppt
  7. NSLS-II Update
    • John Hill, Director
      NSLS-II, BNL
    • ppt
  8. Soft X-Ray Workshop Report
    • Roger Falcone, Director
      Advanced Light Source, LBNL
    • pdf
  9. Spallation Neutron Source Updates
    • Paul Langan, Associate Lab Director
      Neutron Science Directorate, ORNL
    • pdf
  10. Upcoming Committee of Visitors for the Materials Sciences and Engineering Division
    • Linda Horton, Director
      Materials Sciences & Engineering Division
    • ppt
  11. Update on the BES Nanoscale Science Research Centers
    • Jeff Neaton, Director
      Molecular Foundry, LBNL
    • ppt

July 29-30, 2014

Topics : News from DOE Office of Science; News from Office of Basic Energy Sciences; Center for Applied Mathematics for Energy Research Applications; Big Ideas Summit and DOE Tech Teams Summary; JCESR Update; Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, and Biosciences Division COV Report; Update on the Workforce Development Needs in SC Research Disciplines Charge; Grand Challenge Update and Initial Discussion of BESAC Charge; Evolution of the Energy Landscape; Summary of Future of Electron Scattering and Diffraction Workshop

  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
    • pptx
  3. News from Office of Basic Energy Sciences
    • Harriet Kung, Director
      Office of Basic Energy Sciences
  4. Center for Applied Mathematics for Energy Research Applications
    • JJames Sethian, University of California, Berkeley/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
    • pdf
  5. Big Ideas Summit and DOE Tech Teams Summary
    • Steve Binkley, Office of Science, Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research
    • ppt
  6. JCESR Update
    • George Crabtree, Argonne National Laboratory
    • ppt
  7. Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, and Biosciences Division COV Report
    • Sharon Hammes-Schiffer, University of Illinois-Champaign
    • ppt
  8. Update on the Workforce Development Needs in SC Research Disciplines Charge
    • John Hemminger, BESAC Chair University of California, Irvine
  9. Grand Challenge Update and Initial Discussion of BESAC Charge
    • Mark Ratner, Northwestern University; George Crabtree, Argonne National Laboratory; John Sarrao, Los Alamos National Laboratory
    • ppt
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  10. Evolution of the Energy Landscape
    • Ellen Williams, Senior Advisor, Office of the Secretary of Energy at Department of Energy
    • ppt
  11. Summary of Future of Electron Scattering and Diffraction Workshop
    • Yimei Zhu, Brookhaven National Laboratory
    • ppt

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
    • pptx
  3. News from Office of Basic Energy Sciences
    • Harriet Kung, Director
      Office of Basic Energy Sciences
    • pptx
  4. Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis Science Discovery Update
    • Carl Koval, Director, Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis, California Institute of Technology
    • ppt
  5. LCLS-II
    • Chi-Chang Kao, Director, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
    • pdf
  6. APS Upgrade
    • Eric Issacs, Director, Argonne
      National Laboratory
    • ppt
  7. NSLS-II update
    NSLS Science transition
    Q&A
    • Steven Dierker
    • Erik Johnson, Photon Science Directorate, Brookhaven National Laboratory
    • ppt
  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
  9. SNS/HFIR update
    • Thom Mason and Rob McQueeney, Neutron Sciences Directorate, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
    • pdf
    • ppt
  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

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
      University of California, Irvine
    • pptx
  2. News from Office of Basic Energy Sciences
    • Harriet Kung, Director Office of Basic Energy Sciences
    • pptx
  3. Status of International Light Sources
    • Persis Drell, SLAC
    • pptx
  4. Light Source Report Out
    • BESAC Light Source Subcommittee
    • ppt
  5. Scientific User Facilities Division COV Report
    • William Barletta, MIT
    • ppt
  6. EFRC/JCAP COV Report
    • Persis Drell, SLAC
    • ppt

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
    • pptx
  2. News from Office of Basic Energy Sciences
    • Harriet Kung, Director
      Office of Basic Energy Sciences
      Office of Science
    • pptx
  3. Batteries and Energy Storage Hub Overview
    • George Crabtree Argonne National Laboratory
    • pptx
  4. Critical Materials Hub Overview
    • Alex King, Director, Ames Laboratory
    • ppt
  5. International Light Sources Survey
    • Jim Murphy SUF Division Director
    • ppt
  6. BES Facilities Prioritization Discussion
    • BESAC Committee Members
      National Laboratory
    • ppt
  7. Upcoming Committee of Visitors for the EFRC/JCAP
    • Harriet Kung, Director Office of Basic Energy Sciences
    • ppt
  8. Upcoming Committee of Visitors for the Scientific User Facility Division
    • Jim Murphy SUF Division Director
    • ppt
  9. SC Data Usage Update
    • Laura Biven Office of Science Programs
    • ppt

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
    • pptx
  2. News from DOE Office of Science
    • William Brinkman, Director Office of Science
    • pdf
  3. News from ARPA-E
    • Eric Toone Principal Deputy Director ARPA-E
    • ppt
  4. Integrated Multiscale Modeling of Structural Materials
    • Prof. John Allison, University of Michigan
    • ppt
  5.  Mesoscale Subcommittee Update
    • John Sarrao, LANL George Crabtree, ANL/UIC
    • ppt
  6. LCLS Update
    • Jo Stohr, LCLS Director, SLAC
  7. Science Serving the Nation
    • Linda Horton MSE Division Director
    • ppt
  8. COV Presentation: Materials Sciences and Engineering Division
    • Matthew Tirrell University of Chicago
    • ppt
  9. Mesoscale Discussion
    • John Sarrao, LANL George Crabtree, ANL/UIC
    • ppt

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

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
    • pptx
  3. Mesoscale Charge
  4. Office of Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists (WDTS)
    • Pat Dehmer
      Deputy Director
      for Science Programs
    • pptx
  5. Public Access to Research Data Response to BESAC Charge
    • John Tranquada, BNL
      Laura Biven, Office of Science
    • ppt
  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
  7. COV Report Division of Chemical Sciences, Geosciences and Biosciences
    • Bruce Gates
      University of California - Davis
    • ppt
  8. Materials Genome Initiative
    • Tom Kalil
      Office of Science and Technology Policy
  9. Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) Discussion
    • Dan Hitchcock, Director
      ASCR
    • ppt
  10. Battery Hub and R&D Integration
    • Linda Horton
      Office of Basic Energy Sciences
    • ppt
  11. BES Communications Plan
    • Eric Rohlfing
      Office of Basic Energy Sciences
    • ppt

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
    • William Brinkman, Director Office of Science
    • pptx
  2. News from Office of Basic Energy Sciences(BES)
    • John Hemminger, Chair, University of California, Irvine
    • pdf
  3. Computational Workshop Report
    • Jim Roberto, ORNL
    • pdf
  4. Scientific User Access Policy
    • Chi-Chang Kao, SSRL/SLAC
    • pptx
  5. PreCise Workshop Update
    • Wayne Eckerle, Cummins
    • ppt
  6. Chemical Sciences, Geosciences and Biosciences Upcoming COV
    • Eric Rohlfing, BES
    • ppt
  7. Basic Energy Sciences Brochure Update
    • Linda Horton, BES
    • ppt

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

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
    • pptx
  2. News from Office of Basic Energy Sciences(BES)
    • Harriet Kung, BES
    • pptx
  3. Science for Energy Technologies (SciTech) Workshop Report
    • George Crabtree, ANL
    • pptx
  4. Science for Energy Technologies (SciTech) Workshop Report Continued
    • Alex Malozemoff, American Superconductor
    • pptx
  5. Energy Innovation Hub Update
    • Eric Rohlfing, BES
    • ppt
  6. EFRC Update
    • Altaf Carim, BES
    • ppt
  7. SC Graduate Fellowship Program
    • Julie Carruthers, Office of Science Programs
    • ppt

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
    • pptx
  2. News from Office of Basic Energy Sciences(BES)
    • Harriet Kung, BES
    • pptx
  3. America's Energy Future: Technology and Transformation Report
    • Harold Shapiro, Princeton and Peter Blair, NAS
    • pptx
  4. Update on SC Early Career Research Program and Data System
    • Linda Blevins, SC
    • pdf
  5. Accelerator Physics of Future Light Sources Workshop
    • William Barletta, MIT John Corlett, LBNL
    • ppt
  6. SC-FE Carbon Capture Workshop
    • Mary Galvin, BES
    • ppt
  7. BESAC Energy Roadblock Workshop
    • John Hemminger, BESAC Chair
    • ppt
  8. WDTS COV
    • Bill Valdez, WDTS, Office of Science
    • ppt
  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
    • pptx
  2. News from Office of Basic Energy Sciences(BES)
    • Harriet Kung, BES
    • pptx
  3. Photon Workshop Final Report
    • George Crabtree, ANL
    • pptx
  4. EFRC Update
    • Altaf Carim, BES
    • pdf
  5. Accelerator Physics of Future Light Sources Workshop
    • William Barletta, MIT John Corlett, LBNL
    • ppt
  6. COV Report for Materials Science and Engineering Division
    • Simon Bare, UOP LLC
    • ppt
  7. BESAC Charge
    • John Hemminger, BESAC Chair
    • pdf
  8. Science for a Superconductor Power Grid
    • Alex Malozemoff, American Superconductor
    • ppt
  9. Basic Science Issues in the Development of Photovoltaics
    • David Carlson, BP Solar
    • ppt
  10. Materials Issues and Research Needs for Electricity Generating Light Water Reactor Sustainability - An Industrial Perspective
    • Mike Burke, Westinghouse Electric
    • ppt
  11. ARPA-E
    • Shane Kosinski, DOE
    • ppt

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
    • pptx
  2. News from Office of Basic Energy Sciences(BES)
    • Harriet Kung, BES
    • pptx
  3. Introduction to the Photon Workshop Process and Report Development
    • George Crabtree, ANL
    • pptx
  4. Photon Workshop Presentation
    • Franz Himpsel,
      Univ. of Wisconsin
    • pptx
  5. Photon Workshop Presentation
    • Wolfgang Eberhardt
      Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin
    • ppt
  6. BESAC New Science for a Secure and Sustainable Energy Future Report
    • George Crabtree, ANL
    • ppt
  7. Outreach Activities for BESAC New Science Report
    • Marc Kastner, MIT
    • ppt

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
    • pptx
  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
    • pptx
  4. BESAC New Era of Science Subcommittee Report
    • George Crabtree, ANL; Marc Kastner, MIT
    • pptx
  5. Committee of Visitors (COV) for Materials Sciences and Engineering Division
    • Simon Bare, UOP
    • ppt

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
    • pptx
  2. News from BES
    • Harriet Kung, BES
    • pptx
  3. Report of the COV for BES Division of Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, and Biosciences
    • Geri Richmond, University of Oregon
    • pptx
  4. NSRC Update - Center for Nanophase Materials Science
    • Linda Horton, ORNL
    • pptx
  5. NSRC Update - Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies
    • Toni Taylor, LANL
    • pdf
  6. NSRC Update - Molecular Foundry
    • Carolyn Bertozzi, LBL
    • pdf
  7. NSRC Update - Center for Nanoscale Materials
    • Stephen Streiffer, ANL
    • ppt
  8. NSRC Update - Center for Functional Nanomaterials
    • Emilio Mendez, BNL
    • ppt
  9. New Era Subcommittee Discussion
    • George Crabtree, ANL Marc Kastner, BNL
    • ppt
  10. Update on New Funding Opportunities - EFRC's, etc.
    • Harriet Kung, BES
    • ppt

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

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
    • pptx
  2. Overview of Activities and New Structure of BES Division of Materials Sciences and Engineering
    • Harriet Kung, BES
    • pptx
  3. Overview of Activities and New Structure of BES Division of Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, and Biosciences
    • Eric Rohlfing, BES
    • pptx
  4. Overview of the BESAC Grand Challenges Report
    • Graham Fleming, Univ. of California, Berkeley Mark Ratner, Northwestern Univ.
    • pptx
  5. News from DOE
    • Raymond L. Orbach Under Secretary for Science and Director, Office of Science
    • ppt
  6. Future Science Needs and Opportunities for Electron Scattering: Next Generation Instrumentation and Beyond
    • Dean Miller, ANL
    • ppt

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
    • pptx
  2. Introduction and Executive Summary of the BESAC Grand Challenges Report
    • Graham Fleming, Univ. of California, Berkeley
    • pptx
  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
    • pptx
  4. Grand Challenges: Chapter 3 - Basic Architecture of Matter-Director Assembly, Structure and Properties
    • Tobin Marks, Northwestern Univ.
    • pptx
  5. Grand Challenges: Chapter 4 - Emergence of Complex Phenomena--Strongly Correlated Multiparticle Systems
    • Leon Balents, Univ. of California, SB
    • ppt
  6. FGrand Challenges: Chapter 5 -Nanoscale Communication - Energy, Entropy and Information
    • Jay Groves, LBNL
    • ppt
  7. Grand Challenges: Chapter 6 - Science of Matter Beyond Equilibrium
    • Mark Ratner, Northwestern Univ.
    • ppt
  8. Report on the BES Basic Research Needs for Combustion Workshop
    • Andy McIlroy, SNL
    • ppt
  9. Report on the BES Basic Research Needs for Geosciences Workshop
    • Don DePaolo, UCB Lynn Orr, Stanford U
    • ppt
  10. Report on the BES Basic Research Needs for Energy Storage
    • Michelle Buchanan, ORNL
    • ppt
  11. Report of the Committee of Visitors for the Scientific User Facilities Division
    • Richard Osgood, Columbia University
    • ppt
  12. Report on the BES Basic Research Needs for Extreme Environments
    • George Crabtree, ANL
    • ppt
  13. Report on the upcoming BESBasic Research Needs for Catalysis Workshop
    • Raul Miranda, BES
    • ppt
  14. Report of Chemistry and Physics Gender Equity Workshop
    • Linda Blevins, BES
    • pdf

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

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
    • pptx
    • pptx
  2. News from the Office of Basic Energy Sciences
    • Patricia Dehmer, BES
    • pptx
  3. Planned BES "Basic Research Needs" Workshops
    • Harriet Kung, BES
      Eric Rohlfing, BES
    • pptx
    • pptx
  4. Activites of the DOE Laboratory Working Group
    • George Crabtree, ANL
    • pptx
  5. News from the Office of Science
    • Raymond Orbach, SC
    • ppt

June 6-7, 2005

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
    • pptx
  2. Report of the Committee of Visitors for the Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, and Biosciences Division
    • Gordon Brown, Stanford University
    • pptx
  3. News from the Office of Science
    • Raymond Orbach, SC
    • pptx
  4. Report from the BES Workshop on Basic Research Needs for Effective Solar Energy Utilization
  5. Perspective on Science Funding and Budgeting from the Office of Management and Budget
    • Joel Parriot, OMB
    • ppt
  6. Update from the Center for Functional Nanomaterials (CFN)
    • Robert Hwang, BNL
    • pptx
  7. Update from The Molecular Foundry
    • Paul Alivisatos, LBNL
    • pptx
  8. Update from the Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies (CINT)
    • Julia Philips, SNL Toni Taylor, LANL
    • pptx
  9. Update from the Center for Nanoscale Materials (CNM)
    • Derrick Mancini, ANL
    • pptx
  10. Update from the Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences (CNMS)
    • Linda Horton, ORNL
    • pptx
  11. BES Reflections on the BESAC Report on Theory and Computation
    • Richard Hilderbrandt and Harriet Kung, BES
    • pptx
    • pptx

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
    • pptx
  2. News from the Office of Science
    • Raymond Orbach, SC
    • pptx
  3. Update on Upcoming Committee of Visitors for the Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, and Biosciences Division
    • Walter Stevens, BES
    • pptx
  4. Administration Priorities Science
    • Mike Lubell, APS and CCNY
    • pptx
  5. Science Policy, Budgets and Politics: What the Future May Hold
    • Pat Looney, OSTP
    • ppt
  6. Follow-on Discussion of BESAC Workshop on Grand Challenges
    • Patricia Dehmer, BES
    • pptx
  7. Update on Solar Workshop
    • Patricia Dehmer, BES
    • pptx
  8. Report of BESAC Subcommittee on Theory and Computation in Basic Energy Sciences

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
    • pptx
  2. Report of BESAC Committee of Visitors for the Scientific User Facilities Division
    • J. Michael Rowe, NIST (Retired)
    • pptx
  3. Report of BESAC Subcommittee on Theory and Computation in Basic Energy Sciences
  4. Presentation on ESnet
    • William E. Johnston, LBNL
    • pptx
  5. Presentation of NSRC Directors' Meeting – August 2-4, 2004
    • Altaf Carim, BES
    • ppt
  6. News from the Office of Science
    • James Decker,
      SC
    • pptx

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

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
    • pptx
  2. BES and DOE Hydrogen Activities
    • Harriet Kung, BES
    • pptx
  3. Update of the Chemical Sciences, Biosciences, and Geosciences Division
    • Walter Stevens, BES
    • pptx
  4. Update of the Linac Coherent Light Source
    • John Galayda, SLAC
    • pptx
  5. News from the Office of Science
    • Ray Orbach, SC
    • N/A
  6. Update and Status of the Spallation Neutron Source
    • Ian Anderson, SNS
    • pptx
  7. The SCaLeS Report: Opportunities and Needs in BES
  8. Overview of SciDAC
    • Alan Laub, UC
    • pptx
  9. Advanced Scientific Computing Research
    • Dan Hitchcock, ASCR
    • pptx
  10. Discussion of BESAC Subcommittee on Theory and Computation in Basic Energy Sciences
    • William McCurdy, LBNL
    • pptx

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
  2. News from the Office of Basic Energy Sciences
    • Patricia Dehmer, BES
    • pptx
  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
    • pptx
  5. Update on the Status of the Spallation Neutron Source
    • Ray Orbach, SC
    • pptx

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
    • pptx
  2. News from the Office of Basic Energy Sciences
    • Patricia Dehmer, BES
    • pptx
  3. Summary Report of the 20-Year BES Facilities Subcommittee
    • Sunil Sinha, UCSD
    • pptx
  4. Basic Research Needs to Assure a Secure Energy Future
    • John Stringer, EPRI
    • pptx

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
    • pptx
  2. News from the Office of Basic Energy Sciences
    • Patricia Dehmer, BES
    • pptx
  3. Basic Research Needs to Assure a Secure Energy Future
    • Linda Horton, ORNL
    • pptx
  4. Nanoscale Science Research Centers
    • Terry Michalske, SNL/ Jim Roberto, ORNL
    • pptx
  5. Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, and Biosciences Division
    • Walter Stevens, BES
    • pptx
  6. Linac Coherent Light Source Update
    • John Galayda, SLAC
    • pptx
  7. Direction for Catalysis Report
    • Walter Stevens, BES
    • pptx

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
    • pptx
  2. News from the Office of Basic Energy Sciences
    • Patricia Dehmer, BES
    • pptx
  3. BESAC/ASCAC Workshop on Theory and Modeling in Nanoscience
    • Bill McCurdy, LBNL
    • pptx
  4. BESAC Workshop on Catalysis Planning Workshop
    • Mike White, Texas
    • pptx
  5. BES Workshop on Basic Research Needs for Countering Terrorism
    • Walter Stevens, BES
    • pptx
  6. BESAC Workshop on Basic Res. Needs for a Secure Energy Future
    • Iran Thomas, BES
    • pptx
  7. Spallation Neutron Source
    • Thom Mason, SNS
    • pptx
  8. Linac Coherent Light Source
    • John Galayda, SLAC
    • pptx
  9. High Flux Isotope Reactor
    • Jim Roberto, ORNL
    • pptx
  10. Transmission Electron Achromatic Microscope Project
    • Tof Carim, BES
    • pptx
  11. BESAC-Accepted Catalysis Recommendations
    • John Hemminger, UC, Irvine
    • pptx
  12. Nanoscale Science Research Center Update
    • Jim Roberto, ORNL
      Terry Michalske, SNL
    • pptx
    • pptx
  13. Update on LANSCE at LANL
    • Paul Lisowski, LANL
    • pptx
  14. Light Source Reviews - BES
    • Steve Dierker, BNL
      Pedro Montano, BES
    • pptx
    • pptx

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

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
    • pptx
  2. The Molecular Foundry (LBNL)
    • Paul Alivisatos, LBNL
  3. Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences (ORNL)
  4. Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies (LANL/SNL)
    • Terry Michalske, Andy Shreve, and Jerry Simmons
    • pptx
  5. 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.
  6. The Molecular Foundry
    • Daniel Chemla, LBNL
    • pptx
  7. Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences
    • Doug Lowndes, ORNL
    • pptx
  8. 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
  2. News from the Office of Basic Energy Sciences
    • Patricia Dehmer, BES
    • pptx
  3. Spallation Neutron Source Update
    • Thom Mason, SNS
    • pptx
  4. LANSCE Update
    • Paul Lisowski, LANL
    • pptx
  5. Activities of the IWG on Neutron Science
    • Pat Gallagher, NIST
    • pptx
  6. LBNL NSRC Update
    • Mark Alper, LBNL
    • pptx
  7. ORNL NSRC Update
    • Doug Lowndes, ORNL
    • pptx
  8. SNL/LANL NSRC Update
    • Don Parkin, LANL
    • pptx
  9. NSF NSET Activities
    • Mihail Roco, NSF
    • pptx
  10. BES Update on Linac Coherent Light Source
    • Eric Rohlfing, BES
    • pptx
  11. Linac Coherent Light Source Update
    • John Galayda, SLAC
    • pptx
  12. Committee of Visitors Update
    • William Millman, BES
    • pptx
  13. DOE's Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Program
    • David Garman, EE/RE
    • pptx
  14. DOE's Fossil Energy Program
    • Marvin Singer, FE
    • pptx
  15. DOE's Nuclear Energy, Science and Technology Program
    • Gail Marcus, NE
    • pptx

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
      Org. Chart
    • pptx
  2. Recap of BESAC Subpanel Review of the IPNS/Lujan Center
    • Jack Crow, Florida State University
    • pptx
  3. BES Activities Following Subpanel Review of the IPNS/Lujan Center
    • Iran Thomas, BES
    • pptx
  4. LANSCE Update
    • Paul Lisowski, LANL
    • pptx
  5. Subpanel Review Responses
  6. Linac Coherent Light Source Project (LCLS) Update
    • Eric Rohlfing, BES
    • pptx
  7. X-Ray Laser Physics at the LCLS
    • Max Cornacchia, SLAC
      Jerry Hastings, BNL
    • pptx
    • pptx
  8. News from Materials Sciences and Engineering Division
    • Iran Thomas, BES
    • pptx
  9. News from Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, and Biosciences Division
    • William Millman, BES
    • pptx
  10. BES Overview of Nanoscale Science, Engineering , and Technology
    • atricia Dehmer, BES
    • pptx
  11. Proposed Laboratory Nanoscale Centers Presentations:
    • a) Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
    • Daniel Chemla, LBNL
    • pptx

    • a) Argonne National Laboratory
    • Murray Gibson, ANL
    • pptx

    • a) Sandia National Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory
    • Terry Michalske, SNL & LANL - Don Parkin
    • pptx

    • a) Brookhaven National Laboratory
    • Richard Osgood, BNL
    • pptx

    • a) Oak Ridge National Laboratory
    • James Roberto, ORNL
    • pptx

Dec. 11, 2000

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

  1. Introduction from BES
  2. BESAC Subpanel Presentations on the Nov. 2000 Review of the IPNS (ANL) and the Lujan Center (LANL)
    • A. Introduction
    • Ward Plummer, Chair
    • pptx

    • B. Evaluation Procedure and User Community
    • Jack Crow, Florida State University
    • pptx
    • pptx

    • C. Facility Evaluation
    • Andrew Taylor, ISIS
    • pptx

    • D. Recommendations
    • Ward Plummer, Chair
    • pptx

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
    • pptx
  2. Remarks from the Office of Science
    • Millie Dresselhaus, SC-1
    • N/A
  3. Research in Novel Coherent Light Sources
    • Eric Rohlfling, BES
    • pptx
  4. LCLS Scientific Case Overview
    • Keith Hodgson, SLAC
    • pptx
  5. Femtochemistry
    • Dan Imre, BNL
    • pptx
  6. Studies of Nanoscale Dynamics in Condensed Matter
    • Brian Stephenson, ANL
    • pptx
  7. Atomic Physics Experiments
    • Phil Bucksbaum, U. Michigan
    • pptx
  8. Plasma and Warm Dense Matter Studies
    • Richard Lee, LLNL
    • pptx
  9. Structural Studies on Single Particles and Biomolecules
    • Janos Hajdu, Uppsala U.
    • pptx
  10. News from Materials Sciences and Engineering Division
    • Iran Thomas, BES
    • pptx
  11. News from Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, and Biosciences Division
    • William Millman, BES
    • pptx