2018 Chuck Fiori Award
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Chengyu Song obtained his B.S. in Materials Science from Zhejiang University, China in 1989, and M.S. from Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, where he first received trainings in electron microscopy. After finishing two-year visiting scholarship in Argonne National Laboratory, he joined National Center for Electron Microscopy (NCEM) at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory as a Research Associate in 1997, and had been a Senior Scientific Engineering Associate since 2005.
NCEM is one of the world’s foremost centers for electron microscopy. Having merged with the Molecular Foundry in 2014, it continues to provide user community with cutting-edge instrumentation and expertise. Chengyu has been a key operator of NCEM’s state-of-art electron microscopes, such as 1 MeV Atomic Resolution Microscope, One Angstrom Microscope, and Transmission Electron Aberration-corrected Microscopes (TEAMs). Over the past two decades, he collaborated with hundreds of scientists and visitors from many part of the world, and trained over a thousand graduate students and post doctors from universities nationwide.