Awards & Scholarships

2022 M&M Postdoctoral Students

Listed below are the 2022 M&M Postdoctoral Scholars funded by MSA. For the 2022 M&M Student Scholars funded by MAS, please visit


Jonathan Bouvette —; NIEHS
SmartScope: Framework for unsupervised cryo-EM imaging
*Apkarian Scholarship, Biological Science

Jiadong Dan —; National University of Singapore
Exploring Motifs and Their Hierarchies in Crystals via Unsupervised Learning

James Hart —; Cornell University
Layer Stacking Determination in Topological Semimetal MoTe2 via STEM Imaging, Liquid He TEM, and Quantitative Electron Diffraction

Christoph Hofer —; University of Antwerp
Few-tilt Electron Ptychotomography: A New Method to Determine the 3D Structure of 2D Materials with High-precision and Low-dose

Blanka Janicek —; Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Dynamic atomic-scale imaging of cluster-ion anti-perovskites using low-dose cryogenic HRTEM

Alex Lin —; Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Correlating Automated High-Throughput ADF-STEM and 4D-STEM Imaging for the Characterization of Irradiation-Induced Defects
*Apkarian Scholarship, Physical Science

Joydeep Munshi —; Argonne National Laboratory
Strain Mapping from Electron Diffraction Patterns using a Fourier-space Complex Neural Network

Katerina Naydenova —; MRC LMB
Molecular Structure Determination Extrapolated to Zero Dose with an Electron Cryomicroscope

Sandhya Susarla —; Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Atomic scale crystal field mapping of polar vortices in oxide superlattices

Chunyang Wang —; University of California, Irvine
TEM Study of Chemo-Mechanical Degradation Pathways of LiNiO2-Derived Layered Oxide Cathodes for Lithium-Ion Batteries

Yingjie Yang —; University of Illinois, Chicago
Reversible Intercalation of Mg2+ in V2O5 at Elevated Temperatures Leads to Enhanced Electrochemical Performances

Aram Yoon —; Fritz Haber Insitut der Max Planck Gesellschaft
Enabling Structure-Property Correlation in Electrochemical Cell Transmission Electron Microscopy Studies of Electrocatalysts

Yichao Zhang —; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
In-situ Imaging of Thermally Activated Atomic Reconstruction of Twisted Bilayer Transition Metal Dichalcogenides