Ann Chiaramonti Debay
(2013-Present) Materials Research Engineer. Applied Chemicals & Materials Division, NIST.
(2009-2013) NIST-ARRA Measurement Science & Engineering Fellow (Senior Scientist). NIST & University of Colorado Boulder.
(2005-2008) Post-Doctoral Research Associate. Interfacial Materials Group, Materials Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory.
Advisor: Amanda K. Petford-Long.
(2000) Process Engineer Co-Op. Thin Films/Diffusion Group, Intel Corporation.
(1999) Process Engineer Intern. DUV Lithography Group, Intel Corporation.
(1997, 1998) Manufacturing Engineering Intern. Joining Development Group, General Motors Corporation.
(2005) Ph.D., Materials Science & Engineering. Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.
Advisors: Laurence D. Marks (MS&E) and Peter C. Stair (Chemistry).
Minor: Applied Mathematics
Magna Cum Laude
(1999) B.S.E., Materials Science & Engineering. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
Magna Cum Laude
Research Interests: Interfaces in metal alloys and multilayer thin films, metal/oxide heterostructures, transition metal oxide surface science, complex laser-matter interactions, atom probe tomography, in-situ transmission electron microscopy.
Professional Affiliations: Microscopy Society of America (MSA), Microanalysis Society (MAS), International Field Emission Society (IFES), American Physical Society (APS), Materials Research Society (MRS), American Vacuum Society (AVS).
- Innovations in Measurement Science Award, NIST (2016)
- National Academy of Engineering U.S. Frontiers of Engineering Fellowship (2015)
- Distinguished Associate Award for Technical Achievement, NIST (2013)
- NIST-ARRA Measurement Science and Engineering Fellowship, University of Colorado Boulder and NIST (2011-2012)
- Outstanding Presentation Award, U.S. Department of Commerce Boulder Laboratories Annual Post-Doctoral Poster Symposium (2010 & 2011)
- Top 10 Most Downloaded Articles of 2008, Transmission Electron Microscopy of Multilayer Thin Films, Annual Review of Materials Research (2008)
- National Research Council Research Associateship Program Postdoctoral Fellowship (2005)
- Best Oral Presentation, J.E. Hilliard Symposium, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, Northwestern University (2005)
- Poster Award Winner, Fall Meeting of the Materials Research Society (2004)
- BP Chemicals Graduate Student Award for Excellence in Environmental Molecular Science (2004)
- Walter P. Murphy Graduate Fellowship, Northwestern University (2000)
- Anvil Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Michigan (1999)
- Best Poster, Undergraduate Summer Institute, Laurence Livermore National Laboratory (1998)
- Intel Foundation Women in Science and Engineering Fellowship, University of Michigan (1997-1999)