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DoE Quantum to the Continuum: Opportunities for Mesoscale Science
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What is mesoscale science, and how can you benefit from it? Mesoscale science is where the quantum and the classical regimes meet. The Department of Energy Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee is assessing the opportunities and directions for mesoscale materials and chemistry. The resulting report will outline the most promising research opportunities in mesoscale science, spanning synthesis, characterization and simulation of mesoscale materials, phenomena and functionality. Join our speakers in this town hall discussion to contribute your ideas on promising meso research directions.

Meet Your Experts
Douglas Tobias
is a professor of chemistry at the University of California, Irvine. His research involves using atomic-scale computer simulation techniques based on classical and quantum mechanics to study the structure and dynamics of biological molecules and biomimetic materials and aqueous interfaces with air that are important in atmospheric chemical processes.

John Hemminger is the chair of the Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee. In his research, he uses modern surface science techniques to study the chemistry and structure of adsorbates on highly characterized surfaces of metals, semiconductors and insulators, with a focus on understanding the fundamentals of the interactions of small molecules with surfaces. Such fundamental understanding will lead to the ability to design new materials that have the desired surface chemistry and to control the surface structure on the nanometer and atomic scale.

John Sarrao is the co-chair of the U.S. Department of Energy Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee's meso subcommittee. He has served on a number of other BESAC subcommittees, helping to set strategic directions for materials research. His primary research interest is in the synthesis and characterization of correlated electron systems, especially actinide materials.

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5 Steps to Successful Networking
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If you're looking for your next job, there's nothing more important than building your professional network. According to career experts, the best hires come from referrals or word of mouth. Employers rely on employees and trusted colleagues to recommend good candidates. This is why networking is one of the most effective ways of finding a job. More

A Good Mentor Will Tell It Like It Is
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Entrepreneurs — especially young ones — tend to tap their friends for business advice. But that can be a mistake; friends tell you what you want to hear. For what you need to hear, rather, a mentor often is a better bet. More

Tailor Your Resume for an Academic Job
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Applying for academic positions often is a process dissimilar from most types of applications. It requires a focus on very specific qualifications and interests. It necessitates making connections with individual professors and deans. And, in many fields, it relies in large part on a couple pieces of written work that you have produced. More

How to Ace an Elaborate Job Interview
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Companies across the board, inspired by "hackathon" competitions by technology companies scouting for top programming talent and Google's math quizzes for job candidates, increasingly are turning to elaborate interview processes to glean insight into how prospective hires might perform on the job. More

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