MIDSEM 2017 – 07/06/17

Visit us at MIDSEM 2017 (Midlands SEM Users Meeting) on Wednesday 7th June 2017 at the University of Birmingham, hosted by the Midland Microanalysis Users Group (MMUG).

View our instruments

 Contact us on 01223 422 269 or info@blue-scientific.com



MIDSEM 2017 is a meeting for SEM users featuring:

  • Programme of talks from invited speakers
  • Trade forum with news of new applications in SEM
  • Trade exhibition from the major companies involved in SEM, analysis, service and consumables.

All are welcome to attend, including academics, students and interested commercial parties. Registration is free and a buffet lunch is provided.

The venue is Building G6 in Metallurgy and Materials at the University of Birmingham. Directions are available on the university’s website.


Wednesday 7th June 2017

09.30 Arrival, registration and coffee

10.00 Welcome – Dr. Yu Lung Chiu, University of Birmingham

Morning Session – chaired by Dr. Hiroto Kitaguchi

  • Dr. Chris Parmenter, The Nottingham Nanoscale and Microscale Research Centre
    Cryo-FIB-SEM – Developing tools for the future of soft-matter imaging
  • Dr. Klaus Futterer, School of Biosciences University of Birmingham
    Structural biology and cryo-EM – new opportunities for learning how biology works


  • Trade Forum:
    Agar Scientific Ltd, Tim Ecclestone
    ISS Group, Dr. Jeremy Rees
    Jeol UK Ltd, Jason Dalby

Lunch and Trade Exhibition

Afternoon session – chaired by Dr. Bo Pang

  • Dr. Sabrina Yan, Department of Materials, Loughborough University
    Characterisation of 9Cr steel
  • Dr. Kee Hyun Kim, Dept. of Metallurgy and Materials, University of Birmingham
    Microstructural investigation of surface defect grains in Ni-based single crystal super-alloys

3:00 Tea and close


Attendance is free; if you will be attending please register so the venue can confirm numbers. To register, email Paul Stanley at the University of Birmingham p.f.stanley@bham.ac.uk

Blue Scientific at MIDSEM 2017

Visit our stand to find out about our instruments for microscopy.


View our instruments

 Contact us on 01223 422 269 or info@blue-scientific.com