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

Atomic-resolution electron microscopy and spectroscopy; cryo-electron microscopy for applications in the life sciences and the physical sciences

Current Research Interest

Next generation energy-related devices; complex electronic materials; development and application of novel electron microscopy techniques; cryo-electron microscopy; 3D structure of macromolecules in their native cellular context

Distinction

Microscopy Society of America Burton Medal
National Academy of Sciences Kavli Frontiers Fellow
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
Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung/Foundation Humboldt Research Fellowship

Selected Publications

El Baggari, Ismail, Benjamin H. Savitzky, Alemayehu S. Admasu, Jaewook Kim, Sang-Wook Cheong, Robert Hovden, and Lena F. Kourkoutis. “Nature and Evolution of Incommensurate Charge Order in Manganites Visualized with Cryogenic Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 115 (2018): 1445-1450.

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.

Cornell Research Website Article

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