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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.

Silvia Boccato (IMPMC, France)

Position: Research Engineer

Methods: laser heated diamond-anvil cell, X-ray diffraction, X-ray absorption, picosecond acoustics.

Aims/Systems: liquid properties, sound velocity/Iron alloys.

Email: silvia.boccato at upmc.fr

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.

Amrita Chakraborti (IMPMC, Sorbonne Universite)

Position:Position: Post-doctoral researcher

Methods:Methods: Large Volume Press, DAC, Raman spectroscopy, powder X-ray diffraction (synchrotron and ex-situ)

Aims/Systems: synthesis, phase transitions in the B-C-Si system

Irina Chuvashova (Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Science)

Position: Postdoctoral Fellow

Methods: diamond anvil cells, toroidal press, multi-anvil apparatus, laser heating, X-ray diffraction (synchrotron and in-house, single-crystal and powder), Raman spectroscopy, optical studies

Aims/Systems: phase transitions under high pressures and high temperatures, complex structure determination, light elements, current project: thermal conductivity of minerals in DACs

Website: https://sites.google.com/view/irinachuvashova/home

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.

Leora E. Dresselhaus-Cooper (LLNL, Physics Division)

Position: Lawrence Postdoctoral Fellow

Methods: X-ray and optical characterization, ultrafast imaging, image-processing method-development

Research/Aims: Studying dynamic plasticity in solids under extreme conditions. Ultrafast characterization of dynamic compression.>

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.

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

Larissa Huston (Los Alamos National Laboratory)

Position: Postdoc

Methods: dynamic diamond anvil cell, powder diffraction, Raman spectroscopy, transmission electron microscopy, focused ion beam

Aims/systems: Titanium, silicon, germanium, uranium intermetallic compounds

Website: Link

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

Estelina Lora da Silva (Instituto de Diseno para la Fabricacion y Produccion Automatizada, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain))

Position: Marie Sklodowska-Curie individual Fellowship

Methods: Density functional theory, Many-body perturbation theory,Lattice dynamics, Molecular dynamics

Aims/Systems: Sesquichalcogenides under extreme conditions (high pressure and temperature)

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

Maria Dolores Robustillo Fuentes(University of Sao Paulo, Department of Chemical Engineering)

Position: Postdoc Researcher

Methods: High Pressure microcalorimetry

Aims/Systems: phase diagram, equilibrium properties, polymorphism, flow assurance in crude oil pipelines, phase equilibrium of biodiesel, natural gas storage and CO2 capture by gas hydrate technology.

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