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Welcome to iWOE 24

The International Workshop on Oxide Electronics (iWOE) is the premier meeting focused on recent advances and emerging trends in the field of multifunctional complex oxides and their utilization in electronic devices. The 24th annual meeting will address interdisciplinary topics including neuromorphic computation; ionic and electrochemical modification of electronic materials; nonequilibrium states and optical control; and oxide integration into energy and logic platforms.

International Workshop on Oxide Electronics

September 24 – 27, 2017 — Chicago, Illinois, USA

International Committee Members
  • Charles H. Ahn, Yale University
  • Ariando, National University of Singapore
  • Chang-Beom Eom, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Masashi Kawasaki, University of Tokyo
  • Hideomi Koinuma, University of Tokyo*
  • Jochen Mannhart, Max Planck Institute Stuttgart
  • Daniele Marre, University of Genova
  • Tae Won Noh, Seoul National University
  • Guus Rijnders, University of Twente
  • Darrell G. Schlom, Cornell University
  • Yuichi Shimakawa, Kyoto University
  • Hitoshi Tabata, The University of Tokyo
  • Jean-Marc Triscone, University of Geneva
  • T. Venky Venkatesan, National University of Singapore*

*Emeritus member

Important Dates and Deadlines




Item Date
Abstract Submission Opens April 1
Abstract Submission Closes May 15
Abstract Acceptance and Notifications June 30
Registration Opens June 30
Early Registration Deadline August 15
Hotel Block Closes August 28
Oxide Electronics Prize Nominations Due September 8




New Junior Research Award and Poster Prize Information






The Oxide Electronics Prize for Excellency in Research

The inaugural prize will be given at the iWOE-24 Meeting to at most 3 candidates demonstrating excellence in research in the field of oxide electronics. Winners will receive a $500 cash prize, certificate, and book. The winners’ names and citations will be published on the WOE homepage.

Deadline: Nomination packages due by email on or before 8 September 2017.


  • Potential awardees must be under 40 years of age at the time of the start of the WOE meeting and the candidate’s nominator must be over 40 years of age.
  • Nomination packages consist of each candidate’s CV (including birth date), full publication list, and a proposed citation of no more than 50 words. The nominator should provide a summary of the achievements upon which the nomination is based on no more than 150 words. Nominators should avoid avoiding superfluous descriptors and may only nominate one individual.
  • The CV, publication list, and citation should be combined into a single PDF file named “17-{Surname of Nominee}_{Surname of Nominator}-OE_Prize.pdf” and submitted by the nominator via email to Prof. J.-M. Triscone at


All nomination packages are reviewed by the WOE Prize Committee, which is composed of a chairperson and two more members that are designated among the international committee members present. The 2017 Prize Committee Members include

  • Prof. Hitoshi Tabata (Chair)
  • Prof. Chang-Beom Eom
  • Prof. Daniele Marre

Winner(s) will be announced during the closing remarks of the WOE Meeting (27 September 2017) and are not required to be present to receive the award.


Poster Session Prizes

Each poster session will have a single first-place winner and 2 runner-up winners. All awardees will receive a cash prize and certificate. Winners will be announced during the closing remarks of the WOE Meeting (27 September 2017) and are not required to be present to receive the award.






Workshop Information


Altitude Room W Hotel – Lakeshore
644 North Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL, 60611-3017


W Hotel – Lakeshore

Travel Information


Invited Speakers

Abstract Submission

Days Until the Workshop










This section addresses a number of common questions. If your question is not here send the organizers an email.

What is included in the registration fee?

Registration excludes hotel accommodations, but includes the following:

  • Breakfast, lunch and coffee breaks on September 25, 26, and 27th
  • Welcome reception
  • Ticket to conference banquet dinner (tickets for accompanying persons can be purchased online for $100)
I need a formal Meeting Invitation Letter. How do I request one to attend?
Please send a request by email to, providing your full name, institutional affiliation, address, and contact information. Letters will be processed on a weekly basis.
What should the dimensions of my poster be?

For this year’s workshop, the posters should be vertical (portrait-style). Each presenter is allocated space to accommodate a poster of size 122 cm (4 feet) height by 92 cm (3 feet) length.



  • Sunday, September 24: Welcome Reception (4:30pm – 7:00pm)
  • Monday, September 25: Lectures and Poster Session 1 (8:30am – 6:30pm)
  • Tuesday, September 26: Lectures and Poster Session 2 (8:30am – 5:30pm) and Conference Banquet (6:30pm)
  • Wednesday, September 27: Lectures and Awards Ceremony (8:30am – 12:30pm)


Welcome Reception (Sunday, September 24, 2017)

Participants who arrive Sunday afternoon are invited to attend a welcome reception from 4:30pm to 7:00pm at the Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center of Northwestern University in the Ryan Atrium. It is located 3 blocks from the W Hotel – Lakeshore. Light d’oeuvres, wine, and local Chicago beer will be served.

You may collect your registration material at the reception and meet colleagues to go for dinner in the city. The location of the Welcome Reception is

303 E. Superior St., Chicago
Ryan Atrium


Workshop Agenda (Program Book)

Oral Presentation Schedule (click to view)

Poster Presentation Schedule (click to view)

Note that posters should be vertical (portrait-style). Each presenter is allocated space to accommodate a poster of size 122 cm (4 feet) height by 92 cm (3 feet) length.

Complete Abstract Book (click to view)


Conference Banquet (Tuesday September 26, 2017)

Dinner will take place aboard The Spirit of Chicago at Navy Pier at 6:30pm and sets sail at 7:00pm. See the map on the right for its approximate location along the pier. The banquet includes a tour around Chicago’s lakefront, concluding at 9:00pm. For more information on the cruise, please visit:

  • It can be cold in the evening in September in Chicago and weather changes quickly. Please dress appropriately.
  • The final day to purchase additional tickets for the banquet is Monday, September 25 by 3:00pm



Register Online by Clicking Here


Registration Rates

Participant Early-Bird Rate
(Before August 15, 2017)
Standard Rate
(Sales end September 15, 2017)
Student $400 $500
PostDoc $550 $650
Staff, Scientist, Other $550 $650
Faculty $550 $650


What’s Included

Registration excludes hotel accommodations, but includes the following:

  • Breakfast, lunch and coffee breaks on September 25, 26, and 27th
  • Welcome reception
  • Ticket to conference banquet dinner (tickets for accompanying persons can be purchased online for $100)


Refund Policy

Partial refunds will be will be considered up to a week prior to the event by the organizers at their discretion as follows:

  • 50% refund on paid registration if cancelled before August 29, 2017
  • 10% refund on paid registration if cancelled between August 30 and September 16, 2017
  • 0% refund on paid registration if cancelled after September 16, 2017


Venue and Hotel Accommodations

Click Here to Book your Accommodations at the W Hotel – Lakeshore – Room Block Closes 28 August


The meeting presentations, posters, and meals will take place at the W Hotel – Lakeshore located at 644 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL, 60611-3017 and can be reached by phone at +1 (312) 943-9200.=""/

Please use the above link to book a room at the hotel with the discounted group rate. We strongly recommend you book accommodations at the W Hotel Lakeshore rather than a nearby hotel. The main presentations will be held on the 33rd Floor in the Altitude Room (see right) with coffee and snacks available in the adjacent Skyline room. Posters will be held on the 6th floor.

The hotel is ideally located just steps away from Lake Michigan and is easily accessible by train or taxi from the airport. The W Chicago – Lakeshore offers direct access to the city’s cultural and business landscape while simultaneously providing an escape to the fast pace of Chicago’s bustling beat. A world class setting for local trendsetters and global jetsetters, W Chicago Lakeshore is steps from iconic Chicago attractions:

  • Navy Pier (the banquet dinner will depart from here)
  • Magnificent Mile Shopping and Dining
  • 360 Chicago at the John Hancock Center
  • Museum of Contemporary Art
  • Millennium Park

Directions to the W Hotel and Parking Options

The organizers recommend taking a taxi from the airport or a train. Rental cars are not necessary unless you plan to travel outside of the city of Chicago. From O’Hare international, the taxi fare will be approximately $40 + tip and should take about 35 minutes. From Midway International, the taxi fare should be approximately $30 + tip and take 20-30 minutes. Taxi lines can be found on the arrivals level at both airports. Both airports also permit rideshares (Uber, Lyft, etc.) and those can be used to reach the W Hotel. When you arrive check the pickup point carefully as they rideshares typically pick up passengers on a different level than the standard taxis.

General Directions to the Hotel (by Train)

The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)’s train system is known as the ‘L’ (a now-official name originally short for “elevated”) and can be used to travel from Chicago Airports (Midway or O’Hare) to the W Hotel – Lakeshore location (644 N. Lake Shore Drive).

From O’Hare: Take the Blue Line (towards Forest Park) 17 stops about 40 minutes to the Washington stop. From here you may walk to the hotel, take a taxi, or walk to Lake Street and take a Red Line (towards Howard) train 2 stops to the Chicago stop and walk the remainder of the way.

From Midway: Take the Orange Line (towards Loop) 13 stops about 30 minutes to the State/Lake stop. From here you may walk to the hotel (approximately 1 mile) or take a taxi.

General Directions to the Hotel (by Car)

Parking Rates: Valet Parking Rates: 0 – 2hrs = $26.00 | 2 – 6hrs = $36.00 6 – 24hrs = $66.00

Self-Parking: Available at 680 N Lakeshore Drive for $45 per night. Ticket for in and out privileges can be collected at the Welcome Desk of the W – Hotel.


From West
  • Take Interstate 290 East into Downtown Chicago.
  • Turn left onto Michigan Avenue, continue to Ohio Street.
  • Turn right onto Ohio Street (east), continue one block to Lakeshore Drive.
  • Turn left onto Lake Shore Drive.
  • The hotel is one block down on the corner.
From South
  • Take Interstate 90 North, exit Ohio Street east.
  • Continue on Ohio Street to Lake Shore Drive.
  • Turn left onto Lake Shore Drive, continue one block to Ontario Street.
  • The hotel is located at the corner of Ontario and Lake Shore Drive.
From North
  • Take Interstate 94 East (Kennedy Expressway), exit Ohio Street East.
  • Continue on Ohio Street to Lake Shore Drive.
  • Turn left onto Lake Shore Drive, continue one block to Ontario.
  • The hotel is on the corner of Ontario and Lake Shore Drive.

Chicago Attractions

Invited Speakers

Richard Averitt

University of California San Diego

Nicole Benedek

Cornell University

Kookrin Char

Seoul National University

Scott Chambers

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Suman Datta

University of Notre Dame

Alex Frano

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Marc Gabay

Universite Paris-Sud

Philippe Ghosez

Université de Liège

Venkat Gopalan

Pennsylvania State University

Masashi Kawasaki

University of Tokyo

Chris Leighton

University of Minnesota

Yuefeng Nie

Nanjing University

Matthew Rosseinsky

University of Liverpool

Guus Rijnders

University of Twente

Tanusri Saha-Dasgupta

Bose National Center for Basic Sciences

Sverre Selbach

Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Yang Shao-Horn*

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Kyle Shen

Cornell University

Yuichi Shimakawa

Kyoto University

Susanne Stemmer

University of California Santa Barbara

Chris van de Walle

University of California Santa Barbara

Abstract Submission

Abstract Submissions are Now Closed.

Thank You to All of the Workshop Sponsors