Event Name One Day Workshop on Crystallography
Start Date 25th Sep 2014 8:20am
End Date 25th Sep 2014 6:30pm
Duration 10 hours and 10 minutes

As part of the celebrations for the international Year of Crystallography 2014, the first Workshop on Crystallography in Albania was organized at the Tirana International Hotel in Tirana on 25 September 2014, with the collaboration of the University of Tirana and the Polytechnic University of Tirana. The workshop was held in conjunction with the XX Congress of the Carpathian Balkan Geological Association.


8.00 Registration

Chairs: Dritan Siliqi and Enkeleida Beqiraj

8.30 Welcome
Prof. Agim Sinojmeri, Faculty of Geology and Mining, Polytechnic University of Tirana, Albania.
Dr Michele Saviano, Director of Institute of Crystallography (IC)-CNR, President of Italian Crystallographic Association (AIC), Italy.
Dr Michele Zema, Project Manager for IYCr2014, IUCr, UK and University of Pavia, Italy

9.30 One hundred years of Crystallography
Prof. Aldo Craievich, Instituto de Física, USP, Sao Paulo, Brasil.

10.30 Basics aspects of Crystallography
Prof. Aldo Craievich, Instituto de Física, USP, Sao Paulo, Brasil.

12.00 Crystallography and the phase problem: from small to the macromolecules
Dr Dritan Siliqi, CNR-IC, Bari, Italy.

13.00 Lunch

Chairs: Aldo Craievich and Michele Saviano

14.00 Powder X-ray diffraction: theory and applications
Dr Angela Altomare, CNR-IC, Bari, Italy.

15.00 Crystallography applied at Mineralogy Science
Dr Francesco Capitelli, CNR-IC, Rome, Italy.

15.45 X-ray microscopy with Small/Wide X-ray Scattering (SAXS-WAXS) contrast
Dr Davide Altamura, CNR-IC, Bari, Italy.

16.45 Atomic resolution Electron Microscopy methods in the study of Inorganic matter
Dr Elvio Carlino, CNR-IOM, Trieste, Italy

17.30 Coffee break

Chair: Agim Sinojmeri and Altin Mele

17.45-18.45 Past, present, and the future of crystallography in Albania.
Short presentations and discussion. 

Supported by

  • Italian Crystallographic Association, AIC
  • International Union of Crystallography, IUCr
  • European Crystallographic Association, ECA
  • CNR Institute of Crystallography
  • School of Neutron Scattering "Francesco Paolo Ricci" 
  • Rigaku Corp.

Location Tirana
Contact Dritan Siliqi
URL http://www.cbga2014.org/workshops2.html
Category schools and workshops