Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee
July 14, 2022


Time Topic Presentation

11:00am – 11:15am


Cynthia Friend, The Kavli Foundation BESAC Chair

11:15am – 11:45am

Office of Science Update

Asmeret Asefaw Berhe, Director, Office of Science

11:45am – 12:45pm

Office of Basic Energy Sciences Update

Linda Horton, Associate Director

Gail McLean, Acting CSGB Division Director

Andrew Schwartz, MSE Division Director

12:45pm – 1:15pm

30-minute Break


1:15pm – 2:15pm

Early Career Panel

Panel Lead: Cynthia Friend

BES Early Career Program: Andrew Schwartz, MSE Division Director

BES Early Career Network: Robin Hayes, BES Program Manager

National Lab Early Career Staff Development: Horst Simon, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

2:15pm – 3:00pm

Energy Earth Shot Initiative

Kelly Visconti, Crosscut Team Lead, Office of Under Secretary for Science and Innovation

3:00pm – 3:30pm

30-minute Break

3:30pm – 4:50pm   Operando Science and Instrumentation

Panel Lead: Esther Takeuchi

Synchrotron X-ray Research: Johanna Nelson Weker,

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Neutron Science Research: Ashfia Huq,

Sandia National Laboratories Microscopy Research: Katherine Jungjohann,

National Renewable Energy Laboratory XFEL X-ray Research: Leora Dresselhaus-Marais, Stanford University

4:50pm – 5:00pm

Public Comment Session