December 9, 2020

Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee
December 9, 2020

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Time Topic Presentation


Wednesday, December 9, 2020


11:00am – 11:15am



Marc Kastner, BESAC Chair


11:15am – 11:45am

Office of Basic Energy Sciences Update

Linda Horton, Associate Director
Office of Basic Energy Sciences


11:45am – 12:05pm


National QIS Centers Update

Ceren Susut
Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR)

12:05pm – 12:30pm

SC & BES QIS Panel Discussion

Ceren Susut, ASCR
Mick Pechan, BES
Tom Russell, BES
Tom Settersten, BES

12:30pm - 1:00pm



1:00pm – 2:45pm

International Benchmarking Updates

Cynthia Friend, Harvard University
Matthew Tirrell, University of Chicago

2:45pm – 3:00pm



3:00pm – 3:30pm

Office of Science Distinguished Scientist Fellow Presentation

James DeYoreo
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

3:30pm – 3:50pm


Committee of Visitors for Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, and Biosciences Report Presentation

Andrew Stack
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

3:50pm – 4:00pm



4:00pm - 4:20pm

Comments from the Office of Science

Chris Fall, Director
Office of Science

4:20pm – 4:40pm

Committee of Visitors for Energy Frontier Research Centers and the Energy Innovation Hubs Report Presentation

Ian Robertson
University of Wisconsin - Madison

4:40pm – 4:55pm

Committee of Visitors Discussion

BESAC Members

4:55pm – 5:05pm

Public Comment Session