Dr Shelly Conroy receives the 2024 Microanalysis Society Award


Dr Shelly Conroy

Dr Shelly Conroy, from the Department of Materials, has been awarded the K. F. J. Heinrich Award by The Microanalysis Society.

The annual award recognises scientists with less than 15 years from their terminal degree in the field who have made distinguished technical contributions to the field of microanalysis.

Dr Conroy has been recognised for her technical microscopy accomplishments in correlative in-situ TEM, educational and professional activities in the field of microanalysis. 

Commenting on the award, she said: "I am deeply honoured to receive this award from MAS, especially knowing the previous award winners who are my microscopy heros.

I'm so grateful to the society for their continuing support and the wonderful microscopy staff and students around the world I'm privilege to work with."

Research Insights

Dr Conroy is currently the leader of the Microscopy Society of America Electron Crystallography & Automated Mapping Techniques Focused Interest Group and organiser of the 4D-STEM symposiums for the annual Microscopy & Microanalysis meeting.

In the UK she is the secretary of the IOP Electron Microscopy and Analysis group and committee member of the early career and education section of the Royal Microscopical Society.

Her research focuses on design quantum and energy materials at the atomic scale using electron and atom probe microscopy techniques.


Kayleigh Brewer

Kayleigh Brewer
Department of Materials


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