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Sananda Biswas (The Abdus Salam International Centre Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy)

Position: Postdoc

Methods: Ab initio calculations at high pressure

Aims/Systems: Hydrides, Metals and simple molecular systems

Ingrid Blanchard (Institut de Physique du Globe, Paris)

Position: postdoc

Methods: high pressure-temperature experiments using piston-cylinder and diamond anvil cells. Metal-silicate partitioning experiments.

Aims/Systems: Earth differentiation and its conditions of accretion. high pressure-temperature experiments using piston-cylinder and diamond anvil cells. Behavior of volatile and siderophile elements during Earth differentiation.

Arianna Gleason (LANL / SLAC / Stanford University)

Position: Reines Postdoctoral Fellow

Methods: laser driven shock, diamond-anvil cell, optical & x-ray spectroscopy, xFEL, XRD

Aims/Systems: Measure elastic/plastic properties of materials at extreme conditions; planetary cores and evolution

Bérengère Guignon (Facultad de Ciencias Químicas, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain)

Position: Postdoc

Methods: Large-volume high-pressure equipment to 700 MPa, Prototype high-pressure probes for liquids, Modelling.

Aims/Systems: Thermophysical properties of liquids, In situ characterization by ultrasounds, Food processing, Aqueous systems, Micelles, Caseins, Oils, Gels.

Sananda Biswas(FCTP, TRISTE, ITALY)

Position: Postdoc

Methods: computational physicist

Aims/Systems: hydrides

Eglantine Boulard (Synchrotron SOLEIL, France)

Position: Postdoc

Methods: laser heated diamond-anvil cell, multi-anvil, synchrotron radiation, Raman and Infrared spectroscopy.

Aims/Systems: Deep Earth material, formation and evolution of the Earth.

Elena del Corro (J Heyrovsky Institute of Chemical Physics of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic)

Position: Postdoc

Methods: Gem anvil cell, Raman, photoluminescence, AFM, SEM.

Aims/Systems: Bidimensional materials: graphene, transition metal dichalcogenides, phosphorene.

Rachael Hazael(Chemistry Department, University College London)

Position: Postdoc

Methods: Paris- Edinburgh, Multianvil, Piston cylinder and DAC, and in situ characterisation tools (raman, various optical microscopy techniques and synchrotron and neutron sources).

Aims/Systems: biological systems under extreme conditions.

Website: https://iris.ucl.ac.uk/iris/browse/profile?upi=RHAZA85

Rachel Husband(Department of physics, Harvard University

Position: Postdoc

Methods: Diamond-anvil cells, laser heating, x-ray diffraction, optical studies

Aims/systems: Plasma phase transition in hydrogen at high pressures and high temperatures, complex structure determination

Panpan Kong(Max-Planck Institute for Chemistry, Mainz, Germany)

Position: Postdoc

Methods: DAC

Aims/Systems: Electrical property and Raman spectra of Hydrogen and Hydride study under extreme high pressure

Miriam Marques(University of Edinburgh, UK)

Position: Postdoc

Methods: computational physics and chemistry

Aims/Systems: crystals

Virginia Monteseguro Padron (European Synchrotron Radiation Facility, Grenoble, France)

Position: Post-Doc

Methods: X-ray diffraction, x-ray absorption and ab initio DFT calculations

Aims/Systems: Structural, electronic, elastic and dynamical properties of materials and nanomaterials at extreme conditions.

Miriam Peña Alvarez(University of Edinburgh, CSEC)

Position: Postdoc

Methods: Experimental: static high pressure, DAC, SAC, MAC, Raman spectroscopy, FTIR, Absorption and emission. Computational: density functional theory

Aims/Systems: Hydrogen, hydrides, diatomic molecules, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, Graphite, graphene, carbon nanotubes, and Layered materials.

Vanessa Riffet(Sorbonne Universites, UPMC, Paris, France)

Position: Postdoc

Methods: Quantum chemistry, NCI topological tool

Aims/Systems: Modeling polymerization under high-pressure, solid hydrogen

Alexandra Sinclair(Department of Geosiences, Stony Brook University, NY, USA)

Position: Postdoc

Methods: Multi Anvil, piston cylinder, in situ extreme conditions diffraction, high-pressure synthesis

Aims/Systems: Synthesis of metal oxides and metal oxynitridies as functional materials. Currently focusing on water-splitting photocatalysts

Sally June Tracy(ton University)

Position: Postdoc

Methods: Dynamic compression, DAC, XRD and Mössbauer

Aims/Systems: Crystallography in extreme environments. Time-resolved XRD to study crystallographic transformations during dynamic compression.

Website: www.sallyjunetracy.com