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National Science Foundation


Small Wonders: Exploring the Vast Potential of Nanoscience

Preliminary Program, Speakers & Exhibitors List
Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center, Large Ampitheater
Tuesday, March 19, 2002
8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

 

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Registration

9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.

Welcome & Introduction
Rita Colwell, Director, National Science Foundation

9:20 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.

 

Keynote Address
Richard E. Smalley, Ph.D., Nobel Laureate, Chemistry, Gene & Norman Hackerman Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Physics, Rice University

9:50 - 10:05 a.m.

 

Break

Small is Different...

10:10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

 

Moderator: Dr. Esin Gulari, Acting Assistant Director, NSF Directorate for Engineering

Arthur Ellis, University of Wisconsin-Madison

...From Materials to Medicine

10:35 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.

 

Moderator: Dr. Esin Gulari, Acting Assistant Director, NSF Directorate for Engineering

Richard W. Siegel, Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic
Institute
C. Mirkin, Ph.D., Northwestern University
Karen Wooley, Ph.D., Washington University

11:25 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

 

Break

... Devices, Instrumentation & Electronics

11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

 

Moderator: Dr. Esin Gulari, Acting Assistant Director, NSF Directorate for Engineering

Herb Goronkin, Ph.D., Motorola
Donald Eigler, Ph.D., IBM, Almaden Labs
Mark Lundstrom, Ph.D., Purdue University
Karl Hess, Ph.D., University of Illinois
Angela Belcher, Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin

1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

 

Exhibits & Lunch

... Education, Economics & the View From Abroad

2:15 p.m. - 3:25 p.m.

 

Moderator: Dr. Esin Gulari, Acting Assistant Director, NSF Directorate for Engineering

Sandip Tiwari, Ph.D., Cornell University
Ralph K. Cavin, III, Ph.D., Semiconductor Research Corporation
Vicki Barbur, Ph.D., Eastman Kodak Corporation
Mihail C. Roco, National Science Foundation

3:25 p.m. - 3:40 p.m.

 

Break

...Issues & Implications of Nanotechnology for Society

3:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Discussion Panel

 

Moderator: Joseph Bordogna, Deputy Director, National Science Foundation

Discussants:

Horst Stormer, Ph.D., Nobel Laureate, 1998, Physics, Columbia University, Lucent Technologies
Richard E. Smalley, Ph.D., Nobel Laureate, 1996, Chemistry, Gene & Norman Hackerman Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Physics, Rice University
Arunava Majumdar, Ph.D., Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley
Robert Westervelt, Ph.D., Gordon McKay, Professor of Applied Physics & Professor of Physics, Harvard University
Samuel I. Stupp, Ph.D., Board of Trustees, Professor of Materials Science, Chemistry & Medicine, & Director, Institute for Bioengineering and Nanoscience in Advanced Medicine, Northwestern University

Participant List (Speakers and Exhibitors -- 34)

SPEAKERS (17)

  1. Rick Smalley, Nobel Laureate, Rice University
  2. Donald Eigler, IBM, Almaden Labs
  3. Richard Siegel, Renssalaer Polytechnic Institute
  4. Chad Mirkin, Northwestern University
  5. Herb Goronkin, Motorola
  6. Mark Lundstrom, Purdue University
  7. Karl Hess, University of Illinois
  8. Angela Belcher, University of Texas, Austin
  9. Daniel Herr, Semiconductor Research Corporation
  10. Arthur Ellis, University of Wisconsin
  11. Sandip Tiwari, Cornell University
  12. Horst Stormer, Nobel Laureate, Lucent Technologies, Columbia University
  13. Arun Majumdar, Berkeley University, ASME NanoInstitute
  14. Bob Westervelt, Harvard University
  15. Karen Wooley, Washington University
  16. Sam Stupp, Northwestern University
  17. Vicki D. Barbur, Eastman Kodak Company

EXHIBITORS (17)

  1. Ken Babcock, Digital Instruments Veeco Metrology Group
  2. Art Ellis, Nanotech Hands-On Activities, University of Wisconsin
  3. Sandip Tewari, NNUN Fabrication Network Hubs
  4. James J. Marek, Jr., California Molecular Electronics Corp. (SBIR)
  5. Michael Becker, UT - Austin (GOALI w/Dupont)
  6. Daniel L. Akins, IGERT Center on Nanostructural Materials and Devices, City College of New York, NYC
  7. National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI)
  8. Sam Stupp, Northwestern University
  9. Ben Franklin Technology Partners

(NSF NSECS - 6)

  1. Northwestern University
  2. Cornell University
  3. Harvard University
  4. Columbia University
  5. Rice University
  6. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

 

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