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Edward D. Boyes


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Professor Edward D Boyes

2007- Professor of Physics and Electronics and Co-director, Technical Leader and Business Manager of the York JEOL Nanocentre at the University of York

2003-2009 member Technical Advisory Group (TAG) of the (US) President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) for review of the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI), and on committees developing or reviewing policies and practices for US Government agencies EPA, DOE and NSF.  

Electron Microscopy and Analysis Group (EMAG) of the Institute of Physics (UK), biennial conference, Glasgow, 2007
- invited speaker

Member of Council, Royal Microscopical Society, 2008-2012

European Microscopy Congress, Aachen, 2008
- co-author, invited paper

Microscience (Royal Microscopical Society), London, 2008
- organising committee, session organiser and chair

Delegate on Vice-Chancellor visit to Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, presenting paper at scientific meeting and separately a seminar at IISc, 2008

2nd International Symposium on Advanced Microscopy and Theoretical Calculations, Nagoya, Japan, 2009
- co-author of invited paper

Frontiers of Electron Microscopy and Materials Science, Nagasaki, Japan, 2009
- invited speaker

European Microbeam Analysis Society, Gdansk, Poland, 2009
- invited speaker

EU ERDF grant with Leeds (lead originally by Richard Williams) and partner Universities of
£ 2,511,835 over the period 2009-2013
- Nanofactory board member and (2009-12) lead officer for UoY

International Microscopy Congress, Rio de Janiero, Brazil, 2010
- invited speaker

Microscience (Royal Microscopical Society), London, 2010
- organising committee, session organiser and chair

3rd International Symposium on Advanced Microscopy and Theoretical Calculations, Gifu, Japan, 2012
- invited speaker

European Microscopy Congress, Manchester UK, 2012
- organising committee, session organiser and chair, speaker and co-author of invited paper                                                                                                  

EPSRC Critical Mass Research Grant EP/J018058/1, with P Gai, with a cash value at 80% FEC of £1,344,440 (gross £1,667,485) over 4 years (2012-16)

SEM School at Chalmers University, Gothenburg, Sweden, Oct 2012
- course instructor

EMAG 2013, York
- Institute of Physics Electron Microscopy and Analysis Group biennial national and international scientific conference
- organising committee, local committee, session organiser (Functional Materials) and invited speaker (Howie in-situ Symposium)

EMAG committee member 2012-13
- initiative bringing together the EMAG and RMS communities to restructure electron microscopy conferences in the UK after more than 60 years of the separate status quo, with proposals for joint meetings in 2014 and 2015 and then biennially in odd years, is current working proposal which seems likely to be adopted at least as a trial

Member EPSRC advisory group ‘Advanced Electron Microscopy in the UK’, 2013-14
- examining the structure of equipment provision, support and usage in the UK and charged with recommending a framework for future decision making
- co-writing ‘future technologies’ section of the draft report to be discussed with the community


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