3rd NSF NeXUS User Workshop Coming in 2024


The date has been set! Our 2024 User Workshop will take place July 23-24. 

Program details, including speakers and workshop schedule, are coming soon.

subscribe to our mailing list for updates








2nd NSF NeXUS User Workshop  July 25 & 26, 2022
Plenary recordings now available! View Here

Working Group panelists attending the plenary session

Workshop by the Numbers:
120 Virtual attendees to the plenary session
59 Institutions represented
12 Countries represented
20 Working Group panelists


Plenary Sessions:

Anne L’Huillier, Lund University – “Attosecond light pulses for the study of electron dynamics in matter”  Watch recording
David Awschalom, University of Chicago – “The quantum revolution: exploring materials for new technologies”
NeXUS co-director Robert Baker – NeXUS overview and facility updates  Watch recording

Working group dining room photo
A special Thank You to the panelists who attended our in-person Working Groups on July 25 & 26 at The Ohio State University!  These working groups are developing recommendations for first NeXUS science in the fields of:

Quantum Materials and Condensed Matter Physics
Attosecond Electronic and Molecular Dynamics
Liquid Phase and Interfacial Chemical Dynamics
Dynamics in Biological Systems

View Panelist Roster

We thank you for your hard work and enthusiasm in guiding NeXUS forward!

Working group participantsWorking group participantsWorking group participantsNeXUS staff seated around a table








Join our mailing list to get workshop updates and the quarterly NeXUS newsletter delivered to your inbox:


* indicates required

– – – –

NSF NeXUS User Workshop – July 30-31, 2020

Thank you to many attendees of our first workshop! It was a very successful and productive event!
The recording of the NSF NeXUS Overview is now available! Click here to watch the recording from the User Workshop.

Here is the document of Tech Specs sent to the attendees. (A “snapshot” of the NSF NeXUS system that provides additional technical detail about the planned system and its design.)

– – – –

The inaugural NSF NeXUS user workshop will be held as a virtual event on Thursday, July 30 and Friday, July 31, 2020. Please join us to learn about and help shape the NeXUS facility. This will be a highly interactive event to gather input and feedback from researchers interested in the NeXUS capabilities.

Planned workshop events include:

  • An introduction to NeXUS presented by co-directors Dr. Robert Baker and Dr. Louis DiMauro from Ohio State University
  • Plenary speakers:
    • Katalin Varjú, Scientific Director of ELI-ALPS
    • Stephen Leone, UC Berkeley
    • Karl Krushelnick, Director of ZEUS Michigan Mid-scale Facility
  • An introduction to the NeXUS experimental end stations by their lead designers
  • Short presentations by and discussions with attendees about proposed “killer” experiments
  • Nominations for the NeXUS user committee

Each day, virtual presentation and discussion sessions will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Eastern U.S. time.