Simon J. L. Billinge

Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics

Materials Science and Engineering
1105 S.W. Mudd
Mail Code: 4701
New York, NY 10027
Phone: 1-212-854-2918
Email: sb2896@columbia.edu
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Research Specialty

Amorphous and nanostructured pharmaceuticals and molecular materials, methods for solving the nanostructure problem, nanoscale fluctuations in exotic electronic materials, nanostructured materials for energy and environmental remediation, software for complex modeling and nanostructure determination

Education

1987-1992 University of Pennsylvania, Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering

1982-1986 University of Oxford, BA Materials Science

Societies

American Physical Society, American Crystallographic Association, Neutron Scattering Society of America, Materials Research Society

Honors

2011 Fulbright Scholar 2011-2012

2011 Co-editor of Journal Acta Crystallographica Section A:
Foundations of Crystallography

2010 J. D. Hanawalt Award of the International Center for Diffraction Data

2007 University Distinguished Professor, Michigan State University

2006 Fellow, American Physical Society

2006 Michigan State University, College of Nat. Sci., DistinguishedFaculty Award

1998 Thomas H. Osgood Undergraduate Teaching Award

1995 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship

1992 Sigma Xi Outstanding thesis award, U. Pennsylvania

1992 Electro-science Laboratories Award, U. Pennsylvania

Books

Robert E. Dinnebier and Simon J. L. Billinge, Editor, Powder Diffraction: Theory and Practice, Royal Society of Chemistry, London England, 2008.

T. Egami and S. J. L. Billinge, Underneath the Bragg Peaks: Structural Analysis of Complex Materials, Elsevier Science, Oxford, 2004.

S. J. L. Billinge and M. F. Thorpe, Editor, From semiconductors to proteins, beyond the average structure, Plenum, New York, 2002.

S. J. L. Billinge and M. F. Thorpe, Editor, Local structure from diffraction, Plenum, New York, 1998.3.

S. J. L. Billinge, Electronic Oxides: Properties and applications, Web Proceedings of the 11th Annual CFMR symposium

Select Publications

A full list with links to the publications from Prof. Billinge's
group can be found at: http://slapper.apam.columbia.edu/bib/

Milinda Abeykoon, Christos D. Malliakas, Pavol Juhás, Emil S. Bozin, Mercouri G. Kanatzidis and Simon J. L. Billinge, Quantitative nanostructure characterization using atomic pair distribution functions obtained from laboratory electron microscopes, Z. Kristallogr. 227, 248-256 Highlighted on the journal cover (2012).

Emil S. Bozin, Christos D. Malliakas, Petros Souvatzis, Thomas Proffen, Nicola A. Spaldin, Mercouri G. Kanatzidis and Simon J. L. Billinge, Entropically stabilized local dipole formation in lead chalcogenides, Science 330, 1660 (2010).

Simon J. L. Billinge, Timur Dykhne, Pavol Juhás, Emil Bozin, Ryan Taylor, Alastair J. Florence and Kenneth Shankland, Characterisation of amorphous and nanocrystalline molecular materials by total scattering, CrystEngComm 12, 1366-1368 (2010).

S. J. L. Billinge and I. Levin, The problem with determining atomic structure at the nanoscale, Science 316, 561-565 (2007).

P. Juhas, D. M. Cherba, P. M. Duxbury, W. F. Punch and S. J. L. Billinge, Ab initio determination of solid-state nanostructure, Nature 440, 655-658 (2006).

S. J. L. Billinge and M. G. Kanatzidis, Beyond crystallography: the study of disorder nanocrystallinity and crystallographically challenged materials, Chem. Commun. 2004, 749-760 (2004).


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