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05
Dec

December 5, 2016 (A367).  The Research Center Juelich (FZJ), Germany, organizes the 48th IFF[1] Spring School on the topic of “Topological Insulators, Skyrmions, and Majoranas”.  Lectures will start on Monday, March 27th and end on April 7th in the afternoon.   The School intends to attract graduate students, young scientists and other professionals desiring to familiarize themselves with the topic in a relatively systematic manner. 

05
Dec

December 5, 2016 (A366).  On November 28, 2016, the U.S. Department of Energy announced nearly $25 million for 13 projects aimed at advancing technologies for energy-efficient electric motors through applied research and development. The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s (EERE) Next Generation Electric Machines projects will address the limitations of traditional materials and designs used in electric motor components by cost-effectively enhancing their efficiency, improving their performance, and reducing weight. This effort will support innovative approaches that will significantly improve the technology in industrial electric motors, which use approximately 70 percent of the electricity consumed by U.S. manufacturers and nearly a quarter of all electricity consumed nationally.

05
Dec

December 05, 2016 (A365).  The International Magnet Technology Conference in 2017 (MT25) will be held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, from August 27 through September 01, 2017.  All the information on the Conference venue, Conference program, registration, and paper submission is available at www.MT-25.org.

02
Dec

December 02, 2016 (A364).  The 21st joint Cryogenic Engineering Conference and International Cryogenic Materials Conference (CEC/ICMC 2017) will be held in Madison, Wisconsin, USA, from July 09 - July 13, 2017.  All information on the Conference venue, Conference program, registration, and paper submission is available at the CEC/ICMC 2017 website http://www.cec-icmc.org.

28
Nov

November 28, 2016 (A363).  The 16th International Superconductive Electronics Conference (ISEC 2017) will be held in Sorrento, Italy from June 12th to 16th, 2017.  All the information on the Conference venue, registration, and paper submission is available at the ISEC 2017 website http://www.isec2017.org.  Specifically, Abstract submission starts on December 1st, 2016 with the deadline of January 24th, 2017.

02
Nov

November 03, 2016 (A361). The European Society for Applied Superconductivity (ESAS) seeks nominations for the ESAS AWARD 2017, which will be awarded at the European Conference on Applied Superconductivity (EUCAS) 2017 in Geneva, subject to the nomination of an appropriate candidate, to an individual without age restriction to "recognise excellence in advancing the knowledge of applied superconductivity over the past five years". The award will be announced in the regular ESAS (European Society for Applied Superconductivity) communications and will be presented to the award winner during EUCAS 2017 in Geneva.

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14
Oct

October 14, 2016 (A360). The Jan Evetts SUST Award 2017 will be presented at the European Conference on Applied Superconductivity (EUCAS) 2017 in Geneva recognizing The Best Paper published in SUST in 2017 by an Early Career Researcher.

2017 will mark the 30th anniversary of Superconductor Science and Technology (SUST), a journal from IOP Science.  The IOP team and the SUST Editorial Board are dedicated to supporting early career researchers and are delighted to launch The Jan Evetts SUST Award, a new annual early career best SUST paper award named in fond memory of our founding Editor, Professor Jan Evetts.

Entry Criteria, important dates, and deadlines can be found here.

10
Oct

May 27, 2016 (A348U).  The ESAS Winter School on Novel Frontiers in Superconducting Electronics: from Fundamental Concepts and Advanced Materials towards Future Applications will be held from December 12th to17th, 2016, in Pozzuoli (Napoli), Italy. The school is a satellite event of the International Superconductive Electronics Conference (ISEC 2017), which will take place in Sorrento (Italy) the following year and is co-sponsored by IEEE CSC.  This School is complementary to and coordinated with the ESAS Summer School on Superconducting Electronics 2016 (see A345).

13
Sep

September 13, 2016 (A359). Superconductivity News Forum (SNF), http://snf.ieeecsc.org/, invites Authors of contributed ASC 2016 papers to the contest for best contributed papers in all ASC program categories.   You can compete for a very limited number of slots reserved for outstanding contributed papers.

17
Aug

August 17, 2016 (A357). We reproduce below the letter from the President of IEEE Council on Superconductivity (CSC). This announcement is addressed to SNF readers who are members of IEEE, others may disregard it. In the IEEE 2016 Annual Ballot, Institute members are strongly encouraged to vote and cast a “No” against the proposed IEEE Constitutional Amendment.  

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