Juan C Idrobo Tapia

RD Staff

Juan Carlos Idrobo is a Senior Staff Scientist at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Group Leader of the Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy (STEM) Group at the Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences.  His research consists in developing and applying analytical techniques in electron spectroscopy within monochromated and aberration-corrected scanning transmission electron microscopy to study the structure, electronic, magnetic, thermal, optical and topological properties of materials.  He has published over 170 papers in peer review journals with over 17,000 citations.  In 2018 Idrobo was recognized by Clarivate Analytics to be among the top 1% of researchers being cited in Cross-Field in Web of Science, between 2006 and 2016.  Idrobo holds Physics degrees from Universidad de Los Andes in Colombia (B.Sc., 2000), University of Illinois at Chicago (Master, 2003) and University of California Davis (Ph.D., 2004).


“2018 Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researcher”: In recognition of ranking among the top 1% of researchers being cited in Cross-Field in Web of Science, between 2006 and 2016.


Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences

Specialized Equipment

Monochromated and aberration-corrected Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopes