Rocky Mountain Chapter - Symposia

Advancing the Science and Technology of Materials, Interfaces, and Processing

2015 Symposium & Exhibition

June 2-4, 2015
Colorado School of MInes
1500 Illinois St,
Golden, CO 80401

The Rocky Mountain Chapter of AVS invites you to attend Surface Analysis 2015. This 37th annual symposium on Applied Surface Analysis will take place at the Colorado School of Mines, June 2-4, 2015. The meeting is sponsored by AVS-RM and the AVS Applied Surface Science Division.

The conference includes presentations and posters surrounding the application of traditional surface analytical techniques, their development, data analysis and sample preparation. Other analytical methods such as ellipsometry, electron microscopy, scanning probe and ion-based techniques are also encouraged. Sessions focusing on applications of surface analysis to Energy, Earth and Environment are planned.

Information on the Applied Surface Science Symposium can be found at This website contains the Call for Papers, and has abstract submission and registration information as well as location information.

Invited speakers for the 37th Annual Symposium on Applied Surface Science are:

  • Hendrick Bluhm, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • Paul Fenter, Argonne National Laboratory
  • Nathan Havercroft, ION-TOF USA
  • Brian Gorman, Colorado School of Mines
  • J. Will Medlin, University of Colorado, Boulder
  • Art J. Nelson, Lawrence Livermore National
  • James Ohlhausen, Sandia National Laboratories

For more information, contact:

Svitlana Pylypenko;

Neil Peacock;

**Please plan to be a part of the vendor show on Wednesday, June 3, 2015**

More information about the Rocky Mountain Chapter AVS

For more information about the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the AVS and its activities, visit our website or the American Vacuum Society website at and click on “Inside AVS”, at the top of the page, then “Chapters, Groups, Divisions”, then “Rocky Mountain Chapter”.