The conference focused on light optical and electron microscopy techniques. It had 2300 attendees from 51 different countries, with 310 oral presentations and over 950 posters presented throughout the week. Kracum presented his poster, “Tailored Copper-Alumina Composites Using an In-Situ Partial Reduction Process.”
Kracum also participated in the pre-congress training course “Crystal Orientation and Phase Mapping in the Transmission Electron Microscope” held at the Grenoble Institute of Technology in Grenoble, France. The workshop was related to his research concerning metal nanoparticles within a ceramic matrix and how the orientation of the particles influences the composite’s properties.