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Users Association

Provides an organized framework for communication between CINT Users and management, other Nanoscale Science Research Centers, the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science, and other organizations.


  • UEC Chair
  • Don Lucca
  • Oklahoma State University
  • Email
  • User Program Manager
  • Heather Brown
  • Email


Membership in the CINT Users Association (CINT-UA) is open to all those who are named as an investigator or collaborator on an approved CINT User Proposal in the current calendar year or in either of the two preceding calendar years.

CINT-UA Charter

You can download and review the CINT-UA Charter/Bylaws. Comments or questions regarding the Charter/Bylaws may be directed to the UEC Chair or to Heather Brown, CINT User Program Manager.

User Executive Committee (UEC)

The User Executive Committee (UEC) provides a voice for the CINT User community and an organized framework for communicating with CINT management and other DOE Nanoscale Science Research Centers. The UEC helps organize the CINT Annual Meeting and advises the CINT management team on matters of concern to Users. The UEC is led by a Chair and Vice-Chair who are elected from within the UEC according to the Bylaws

The current UEC members

Don Lucca

Prof. Don Lucca, UEC Chair
Oklahoma State University


Plamen Atanassov

Prof. Plamen Atanassov
Universtiy of New Mexico

Tito Busani

Prof. Tito Busani
University of New Mexico

Steven Hayden

Dr. Steven Hayden
Aramco Services Company

Siddhartha Pathak

Prof. Siddhartha (Sid) Pathak
University of Nevada, Reno

Alan Van Orden

Prof. Alan Van Orden
Colorado State University

Timothy Lambert

Dr. Timothy Lambert
Sandia National Laboratories
Internal Lab Representative

Shalini Tripathi

Dr. Shalini Tripathi
University of Connecticut
Postdoctoral Representative

Erika Vreeland

Dr. Erika Vreeland
IR Dynamics
Industrial Advisor