Each year, MAS gives out awards for superior microanalysis papers presented at the previous year’s Microscopy and Microanalysis meeting, judged to be best in each of four categories. This year’s winners are:

Castaing Award       ♦       Best Student Paper 
Sponsored by

CAMECA Instruments Inc.

Kartik Venkatraman (Arizona State University)

Atomic Resolution Vibration Spectroscopy with On-axis Detector Geometry

Birks Award       ♦       Best Contributed Paper 
Sponsored by


Dr. Elisabeth Bianco (Cornell University)

Unraveling the Relationship Between Layer Stacking and Magnetic Order in Nb3X8 Systems via Controlled-Temperature Cryo-STEM

Cosslett Award       ♦       Best Invited Paper 
Sponsored by

Dr. Lena Kourkoutis (Cornell University)

Cryogenic STEM Imaging and Spectroscopy of Electron Beam Sensitive Materials

Macres Award       ♦       Best Instrumentation/Software Paper 

Sponsored by

Oxford Instruments America, Inc.

Dr. Daniel Huber (Ohio State University)

An Electron Microscopy Collaboratory for Correlative Imaging Sciences



Awarded at M&M 2020