Lena F. Kourkoutis

Assistant Professor
Applied and Engineering Physics, College of Engineering

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Jesse Winter

Contact Information

235 Clark Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 255-9121

Lena F. Kourkoutis

Assistant Professor
Applied and Engineering Physics, College of Engineering

Expertise
Nanostructured materials; atomic-resolution electron microscopy and spectroscopy; cryo-electron microscopy for soft and composite materials

Current Research Interest
Next generation energy-related devices; complex electronic materials; atomic-resolution electron microscopy and spectroscopy; cryo-electron microscopy for soft and composite materials

Distinction
Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE)
David and Lucile Packard Foundation Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering
Microscopy Society of America Albert Crewe Award
Rebecca Q. and James C. Morgan Sesquicentennial Faculty Fellow
Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung/Foundation Humboldt Research Fellowship

Selected Publications
Mundy, Julia A., Yasuyuki Hikita, Takeaki Hidaka, Tkuya Higuchi, Harold Y. Hwang, David A. Muller, and Lena F. Kourkoutis. “Visualizing the Interfacial Evolution from Charge Compensation to Metallic Screening across the Manganite Metal-Insulator Transition.Nature Communications 5 (2014): 3464. doi: 10.1038/ncomms4464.

Kourkoutis, Lena F., Jurgen M. Plitzko, and Wolfgang Baumeister. “Electron Microscopy of Biological Materials at the Nanometer Scale.Annual Review of Materials Research 42 (2012): 33–58. doi: 10.1146/annurev-matsci-070511-155004.

Cornell Research Website Article
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