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(May 2021) Prof. Sara Bals receives the 2021 ACS NANO Lectureship award!

(January 2020) Safyyie Kavak and Dr. Nadine Schrenker join the RealNano team.

(December 2020) Our recent review paper, “Fast Electron Tomography for Nanomaterials”, on ongoing fast tomography methodology developments has been selected as ACS Editor’s Choice in the Journal of Physical Chemistry C.

(December 2020) 20 papers acknowledging the RealNano project are published!

(June 2020) The recent Science paper on gold nanoscrews in collaboration with the group of Luis Liz-Marzan from CIC biomaGUNE (Spain) was also featured on EurekAlert: “A mechanism to obtain metal “nanoscrews”unveiled at CIC biomaGUNE is published in Science

(June 2020) 2020 JEOL-EM prize was awarded by the European Microscopy Society to Prof. Bals. The jury decided to offer the Physical/Materials Sciences and Optics Award to Prof. Dr. Sara BALS, for her outstanding achievements in the field of 3D electron tomography. “By combining state-of-the-art electron microscopy with advanced reconstruction algorithms, Sara Bals has significantly contributed to development and implementation of this method which today enables determination of the positions and chemical nature of atoms in individual nanoparticles. The research of Sara Bals is highly innovative and widely recognized by the EM scientific community.”

(June 2020) Hans Vanrompay successfully defends his PhD thesis titled “Toward Fast and Dose Efficient Electron Tomography“.

(May 2020) Dr. Kellie Jenkinson joins the RealNano team.

(January 2020) Prof. Bals is elected as member of the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts: Natural Sciences

(December 2019) Prof. Sara Bals is featured on the website “1 million women in STEM

(November 2019) Plenary presentation by Prof Bals “3D Characterization of Nanomaterials under Realistic Conditions” at “Applied Nanotechnology and Nanoscience International Conference” Paris, France.

(September 2019) Keynote presentation by Prof. Bals “Towards 3D Characterization of Nanomaterials under Realistic Conditions” at “EUROMAT 2019” Stockholm

(August 2019) Mr. Evgenii Vlasov joins the RealNano team.

(July 2019) Mr. Mikhail Mychinko joins the RealNano team.

(July 2019) Plenary presentation by Prof. Bals “High Resolution Electron Tomography: From Model Like Systems to Real Nanomaterials” at “International Conference on Tomography of Materials & Structures 2019” Cairns, Australia,

(May 2019) Start of the RealNano project!