NSF National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI)
For an accessible version of any of the documents on this page, please contact Mihail Roco.
Search for NSF awards by keywords
(go to the "Full text search", and complete the box with your keywords; Examples of keywords are nano*, selfassembl* and nanoparticle)
Nanotechnology Frontiers at 20 years of National Nanotechnology Initiative (Oct 2000-Sept 2020), Proceedings Dec. 1, 2020
- NSTC Memo for establishing the interagency NSET for coordinating NNI (OSTP, June 2000)
- NSET ToR for establishing NEHI WG (March 2005)
- NSF nanoscale science and engineering at 20 years of NNI (M.C.Roco, 2020)
The Path of Nanotechnology past and present (M.C. Roco, NNI Quadrennial Review by National Academies, March 14, 2019)
Principles of convergence in nature and society, with illustration to Converging Technologies (M.C. Roco, European Academy of Sciences and Arts, March 1, 2019)
Global Perspectives in Convergence Education Workshop Report (November 2017, NSF-OECD-National Academies-Department of State-USC)
Progress in Convergence: Basic Concepts and Applications (M.C. Roco at RED Convergencia Congress, CONACYT)
Convergence Science for Societal Solutions and Education (M.C. Roco at NAS, 2017)
Intelligent Cognitive Assistants Workshops (joint Semiconductor Research Corporation and NSF reports):
Intelligent Cognitive Assistants (M.C. Roco at ENG Advisory Committee, NSF, Oct. 24, 2017)
- NSF 18-548, Future of Work at the Human-Technology Frontier: Advancing Cognitive and Physical Capabilities: (1) Foundations for Augmenting Human Cognition; (2) Embodied Intelligent Cognitive Assistants (ICA)
Science and technology convergence: with emphasis for nanotechnology-inspired convergence, Bainbridge and Roco, 2016
Science, Technology, and Innovation in a Convergent Spiral (M.C. Roco, R&D Management Conference, Cambridge, UK, July 2016)
The new world of discovery, invention, and innovation: convergence of knowledge, technology, and society. Roco and Bainbridge, 2013.
Converging Technologies for Improving Human Performance: NANOTECHNOLOGY, BIOTECHNOLOGY, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCE (NSF/DOC, 2002 and Springer, 2003).
The Long View of Nanotechnology Development: The National Nanotechnology Initiative at 10 Years (M. C. Roco, Jan. 2011)
Women in Nanotechnology: Double Bind of Double Bonus? (M. Olmstead, Keynote at NSF Workshop at AAAS, May 2011)
The foundational NNI report: Nanotechnology Research Directions: Vision for Nanotechnology in the Next Decade, WH/NSTC/CT/IWGN, Sept. 1999 (also re-published by Kluwer in 2000)