David Vine

Address: Berkeley National Lab

Phone: +1 510 486 4846

Email: dvine(at)lbl.gov

Education & Qualifications


PhD Physics

Monash University


B. Sci. (Hons) Physics & Mathematics

Monash University


B. Elec. Eng. & B. Bus. (incomplete)

Swinburne University

Employment History


Staff Scientist, Berkeley National Lab


Physicist, Argonne National Lab


Postdoc, The University of Melbourne

Research Summary

  • Since 2005 I have authored 82 peer-reviewed publications,
  • Total citations: 1232,
  • i-10 index: 33,
  • h-index: 19,
  • I co-supervise 2 graduate students and 1 postdoc,
  • I have jointly acquired $4.3M in research grants since 2011:
    1. D.J. Vine, C. Preissner, B. Lai, J. Mäser, C. Jacobsen and S. Vögt, 'The Velociprobe: Ultra-High Resolution Ptychographic Hard X-Ray Nanoprobe', funding from Lab Director's Research and Development fund,
    2. S. Wild, S. Lleyffer, T. Munson, D. J. Vine and I. McNulty, 'Mathematical Modeling and Optimization for Automating Coherent X-Ray Diffraction Imaging', funding from DOE Office for Advanced Scientific Computing Research.
    3. D.J. Vine, D. Shapiro, K. Kleese van Dam, H. Ohldag, Y. Chu and C. Jacobsen. 'A pilot collaboration to apply advanced computing capabilities to high resolution coherent imaging of energy materials at light source facilities', funding from DOE Basic Energy Sciences and the Office for Advanced Scientific Computing Research.
    4. C. J. Jacobsen, D. J. Vine, G. Woloschak, T. Paunesku, S. Vögt and Q. Jin, 'Cryo ptychography combined with x-ray fluorescence analysis of metals in cells', funding from NIH.

Conference Presentations

  • Contributed talk, 'X-ray Fluorescence & Ptychographic Nanotomography', SPIE Optics + Photonics, San Diego, USA, August 2013.
  • Invited talk, 'X-ray Fluorescence & Ptychographic Nanotomography', Ptycho2013, Hamburg,Germany, May 2013.
  • Contributed talk, 'Megapixels & Nanobeams: High Resolution Hard X-ray Imaging Using Real & Virtual Lenses', International Workshop on the Science and Design of Diffraction Limited Storage Rings, Harima, Japan, December 2012.
  • Invited talk, 'Micro- and nano- scale X-ray fluorescence microscopy & tomography', Rock & Cell Workshop, Brookhaven, USA, September 2012.
  • Contributed talk, 'Fresnel coherent diffractive imaging - a technique for bio-imaging', Biology in Synchrotron Radiation, Melbourne, Australia, February 2010.
  • Contributed talk, 'Ptychographic Fresnel Coherent Diffractive Imaging', Synchrotron Radiation Instrumentation, Melbourne, Australia, September 2009.

Colloquium & Workshop Presentations

  • 'High Resolution Biological Cryo-Ptychography', Argonne Imaging Initiative, Argonne National Lab, USA, September 2014.
  • 'Bright Lights, Big Synchrotron', Careers in Scientific Research, DePaul University, USA, May 2014.
  • 'Application of Advanced Computing Capabilities to High Resolution Coherent Imaging of Energy Materials', Basic Energy Sciences Light and Neutron Sources Facility Directors Meeting, Germantown, USA, December 2013.
  • 'Visualising sscan data in a web browser', Advanced Photon Source Technical Working Group, Argonne, USA, September 2013.
  • 'The science case for a diffraction limited storage ring at Argonne National Lab', Advanced Photon Source Upgrade Working Group, Argonne, USA, July 2013.
  • 'Real-time browser based ScanSee Replacement', Coffee Talk, Argonne, USA, February 2013.
  • 'X-ray fluorescence tomography', Coffee Talk, Argonne, USA, August 2012.
  • 'Applications of PyEpics', XFM Round Table, Argonne, USA, February 2012.
  • 'Understanding Protein Structure', Physicists & Biologists Working Together, La Trobe University, Australia, May 2009.


  • Monash University, Electromagnetism & Quantum Mechanics, 2007-2008.
  • Monash University, Laboratory Instructor, 2007-2008


A full list of publications can be found here.

© 2017 David Vine.