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Confirmed invited speakers

Chihaya Adachi, Kyushu Univ. - Advanced molecular design from OLED to organic semiconductor lasers

◊ Eshraq Al-Dmour, MAX IV Laboratory - The vacuum system of MAX IV 3 GeV storage ring

◊ Kathrin Altwegg, Univ. of Bern - Deciphering the origin of our solar system by mass spectrometry

Masakazu Aono, NIMS - Atomic Switches and Beyond: Fusion of Digital and Analog in Nanoelectronic Devices

 Lucie Bacakova, Czech Acad. Science - Adhesion and growth of bone and vascular cells on biomaterials with various surface modifications

 Katharina Battes, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) - Systematic study of the outgassing behavior of different ceramic materials

Maciej Bazarnik, University of Poznan - Salophene on graphene, on-surface chemistry and spin polarization

◊ Rainer Beck, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) - Quantum State-Resolved Studies of Methane Chemisorption by Vibrational Spectroscopies

Annemie Bogaerts, Univ. of Antwerp - Plasma for cancer treatment: Modeling for a better understanding of the underlying mechanisms

Anja Boisen, Danish Techn. Univ - Drug delivery and biosensing using nano-fabricated devices

Olivier Boulle, SPINTEC, CEA - Room temperature  magnetic skyrmions in ultrathin magnetic nanostructures  and their manipulation by electrical currents and light

 Sarah Burke, Univ. of British Columbia - Chemistry atom-by-atom: Probing reactivity of a surface-bound molecular catalyst by STM and AFM

 Carlo S. Casari, Politecnico di Milano - Charge transfer effects in sp-carbon atomic wires

Connie Chang-Hasnain, UC Berkeley - High Contrast Metastructures for Planar Functional Photonics

Mathew J. Cherukara, Argonne National Lab - Data driven 4D X-ray imaging of nanoscale dynamics

Jinn Chu, NTUST Taiwan - Metallic Glass Coating: A Superb and Promising Material for Metallic Nanotube Arrays and Beyond

◊ Katherine Cochrane, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab - Observation of pronounced electron-phonon coupling in a point defect in monolayer WS2 on the single atom scale

Anna Maria Coclite, TU Graz - Functional thin polymer films deposited from the vapor phase and their application for drug delivery and stimuli recognition

Jose Coutinho, Univ. of Aveiro - Electronic structure defects in SiC: What have we learned from joint DFT/DLTS studies?

Iain Crowe, Manchester Univ. - Areal strain profiles of suspended germanium microstructures via Raman mapping

Sebastien Duguay, Univ. Rouen - Atom Probe Tomography characterization of materials for electronic devices

◊ Michael Elsen, Center of Applied Space Technology and Microgravity (ZARM) - University Bremen - Technologies and Concepts of the UHV System for the MAIUS-2/3 Sounding Rocket Missions

◊ Vincent Favre-Nicolin , ESRF - High resolution coherent X-ray imaging

 Giovanna Fragneto, ILL Grenoble - Floating bilayers as planar models to study membrane-nanoparticle interactions and membrane protein function.

Katharina Franke, Freie Univ. Berlin - Spatial extent of Yu-Shiba-Rusinov states of individual magnetic atoms on 3D and quasi-2D superconductors

Hans-Joachim Freund, Fritz-Haber-Institut Berlin - Model Systems for Heterogeneous Catalysts at the Atomic Level

Miran Gaberscek, National Inst. of Chem, Ljubljana - Transport and reaction mechanisms in Li-sulfur batteries

Ricardo Garcia, CSIC Madrid - Frontiers in force microscopy: From single adsorbed ions to single cell nanomechanics

David Ginger, University of Washington - Factors Controlling Ion Uptake in Organic Electrochemical Transistors

◊ Michael Gottfried, University of Marburg - Carbon-Based Functional Nanomaterials in 2D Confinement:  On-Surface Synthesis, Aromaticity, and Molecular Topology

Joe E Greene, Univ. of Illinois - Fundamental Properties of Transition-metal Nitrides: Materials Design Strategies for Extreme Properties

Christoph Grüner, Leibniz Institute of Surface Engineering (IOM) - Evolutional selection of crystal orientations in obliquely deposited thin films

Detlev Grützmacher, Research Center Jülich - Design and Fabrication of GeSn/SiGeSn Multiple Quantum Well Laser

Shuji Hasegawa, University of Tokyo - Graphene with metal intercalation

Dirk Hegemann, EMPA St. Gallen - Advanced surface functionalization based on chemical gradients in plasma polymer films

◊ Amy Herr, Berkeley - Cytometry is advanced by new materials and microfluidic design

◊ Megan O. Hill, Northwestern University - Total Tomography of III-As Nanowire Emitters: Correlating Composition, Strain, Polytypes, and Properties

Liv Hornekær, Aarhus Univ. - Controlling graphene functionalization and intercalation

◊ Ray-Hua Horng, National Chiuo Tung University - Performance of III–V//Si triple-junction solar cells fabricated by mechanical stacking and wire bonding

◊ Jiri Houska, University of West Bohemia - Design of high-performance VO2-based thermochromic coatings, and pathway for their low-temperature preparation

Leif Johansen, Danish Techn. Univ. - Deep UV lithography in a university owned nano-fabrication facility, benefits versus complexity and cost

 Karl Jousten, Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) - The new static expansion system based on aluminium technology at PTB

 Marcel Juni Ferreira, ESS ERIC - Updates on European Spallation Source TARGET monolith Vacuum

Jozef Keckes, Univ. of Leoben - Cross-Sectional X-ray Nanodiffraction Analysis of Microstructure-Stress-Property Relationships in Thin Films

Mato Knez, NanoGUNE - Bioinspired approach to functional hybrid materials by vapor phase infiltration

Michael Krystek, PTB Braunschweig - On the revision of the International System of Units (SI)

◊ James Landers, Univ. of Virginia - Ultra-Rapid Microlfuidic Genotyping: From DNA Forensics to Post-Transplant Monitoring

John Z. Larese, Univ. Tennesse - Neutron Scattering Investigations of Molecular Interactions With Surfaces of Nanomaterials

 Max Lemme, RWTH Aachen - Assessing the Application Potential of Electronic Devices based on Graphene and related 2-dimensional Materials

Junling Lu, Univ. of Sci. and Tech. of China - Atomic-Level Catalyst Precise Design using Atomic Layer Deposition

 Natalia Martin, Chalmers - Structure-function relationship during CO2 metahanation over supported Rh catalysts

 Claudio Masciovecchio, Elettra Sincrotrone Trieste -  Nonlinear optics at Free Electron Lasers

 Mireille Mouis, Minatec Grenoble -

 Fabian Natterer, EPFL - Turning a low-temperature STM into an ESR-STM

Aydogan Ozcan, UC Los Angeles - Toward a Thinking Microscope: Deep Learning-enabled Computational Microscopy and Sensing

 Rosa Palacín, ICMAB - Post-Li-ion batteries: promises and challenges

 Atul Parikh, UC Davis - Mechanisms of Broad-Spectrum Antiviral Activities of Membrane-active Molecules Targeting Enveloped Viruses

 Teresa Pinheiro, Instituto Superior Técnico, Univ. Lisboa - Advances in nanotoxicology using ion probes

 Christelle Prinz, Lund University - Bio-applications of semiconductor nanowires

 Marie-Ingrid Richard , ESRF - Coherent Diffraction For a Look Inside Nanostructures: Catalysis and interface

 Heike Riel, IBM Zürich - III-V Semiconducting Nanostructures on Si. What are they good for?

 Ian Robinson, Univ. College London - Bragg Coherent Diffraction Imaging of Metal Diffusion in Nanocrystals

Sandra E. Elizabeth Rodil, Natl. Autonomous Univ. Of Mexico - Titanium Oxide thin films deposited by sputtering mimic the biological response of bulk titanium

Johanna Rosén, Linkoping University - Metal borides - Improved control of the thin film synthesis and materials properties by integration of experimental and theoretical methods

Barbara Rothen, Univ. de Fribourg - Understanding the interaction of nanomaterials and cells - what we know and where to go from here

◊ David Ruzic, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Atmospheric pressure plasma for surface modifications and coatings

Julia Scherschligt, NIST Gaithersburg - Quantum Based Cold-Atom Vacuum Standard

◊ Michael Schmid, TU Wien - Reduction and Oxidation of Zirconia Thin Films

 Guido Schmitz, Univ. Stuttgart - Atom probe tomography: Analysis of soft matter, liquids and interfaces at the top of the tip

 Felix Sharipov, Federal University of Parana - Ab initio modelling of rarefied gas flows

Zhi-Xun Shen, Stanford Univ. - Femtosecond electron-phonon lock-in via photoemission and x-ray free-electron laser

 Ingmar Swart, University of Utrecht - Quantum Simulation with Electrons in an STM

Koichi Takaki, Iwate Univ. - Pulsed-Power Applications for Farming and Food Processing

Tetsuya Takeuchi, Meijo Univ. - GaN-based VCSELs with AlInN/GaN distributed Bragg reflectors

Maria Tenje, Uppsala Univ. - Microengineering of hydrogels for organ-on-chip application

◊ Gary Tom, University of British Columbia - Tunneling-induced luminescence on organic photovoltaic molecular heterodimers

◊ Francesco Tumino, Politecnico di Milano - Pulsed laser deposition and nanoscale investigation of two-dimensional nanocrystals on metal substrates

◊ Ivan Vartaniants, DESY - Coherent X-ray Imaging of Nano-structures

◊ Michael Van Hove, Hong Kong Baptist University - Mechanisms of molecular machines

◊ Andreas Waag, TU Braunschweig - Miniaturization, Hybrid Integration and Applications of GaN MicroLEDs

◊ Reine Wallenberg, Lund University - Recording real-time atomic resolution video of semiconductor growth in a CVD-TEM

Lars-Erik Wernersson, Lund Univ. - III-V Nanowire MOSFETs

◊ Lars Westerberg, Uppsala University - Teaching vacuum science and the Professor Vacuum show

Bob Wolkow, University of Alberta - Perfect Patterning of Atomic Silicon Computational Elements

Hongxing Xu, Wuhan Univ. - Ultrasensing optical spectroscopy of plasmonic nanocavity

Listed in alphabetical order and will be updated continuously.

Additional invited speakers will be added closer to the conference, including a significant number that will be selected from submitted abstracts.