Moderator Jennifer Ann Hollingsworth Los Alamos National Laboratory

Jennifer Ann Hollingsworth is a scientist with the Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). She obtained her BA degree in chemistry from Grinnell College in 1992 and a PhD degree in materials inorganic chemistry from Washington University in St. Louis in 1999. She joined LANL as a Director’s Postdoctoral Fellow in 1999, becoming a staff scientist in 2001 and winning a Distinguished Postdoctoral Performance Award (Small Team) in 2002. In 2013, she was awarded a LANL Fellows’ Prize for Research for her discovery and elaboration of non-blinking “giant” quantum dots. She is engaged in improving the methods for complex hetero-nanomaterials synthesis through new approaches to automation and novel growth mechanisms, and fostering collaborations with theorists and experimentalists toward establishing predictive capabilities for nanomaterials development.