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NNI Presentations

For an accessible version of any of the documents on this page, please contact Mihail Roco.

International Perspectives

NSEC presentations at NSF on June 10, 2013:

Nanoscale Science and Engineering at NSF” (M.C. Roco), FY 2011 NSE Grantees Conference, Dec. 3-4, 2011 (PDF)   

Opportunities for Global Governance of Emerging and Converging Technologies” (M.C. Roco), Converging Technologies Workshop, Nov. 24, 2011 (PDF)

Sustainable Nanomanufacturing” (M.C. Roco), Annual Meeting of the American Vacuum Society, October 31, 2011 (PDF)

Nanotechnology Research Directions for Societal Needs in 2020: Summary of International Study” (M.C. Roco, C. A. Mirkin, and M.C. Hersam), J. Nanoparticle Research, 2011 (PDF)

"EHS Research in the Context of Nanotechnology Development" (M.C. Roco), 5th International Conference on Occupational Health and Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology, Boston, August 11, 2011 (PDF)

"NSF Programs and the Future of Nanotechnology R&D: United States in the Global Context" (M.C. Roco), TAPPI Keynote, Washington, D.C., June 6, 2011

"Global Development and Governance of Nanotechnology" (M.C. Roco), The Frank Howard Distinguished Lecture, GWU, October 12, 2009 (PDF)

"Nanoscale Science and Engineering Education" (M.C. Roco), Keynote at workshop Partnership for Nanotechnology Education, Los Angeles, April 26, 2009.

"Industry-University-Government Partnerships in Nanotechnology," (M.C. Roco) Keynote at the Regional, State and Local Initiative in Nanotechnology, Oklahoma City, April 2009 (PDF, 1,478kb)

The nanotechnology future - an webcast interview with Science Magazine on Nov. 9, 2007

Long View for Nanotechnology Research and Development (M.C. Roco). Keynote at the American Academy of Nanomedicine Conference, Washington, D.C., September 6, 2008

The Changing Face of Nanotechnology in a Global Context (M. C. Roco) Lecture at University of Maryland, November 1, 2007

Long View for Nanotechnology R&D at NSF and NNI (M.C. Roco), Keynote at the International Conference on Communication and Collaboration in Nanotechnology, Brussels, April 16, 2007

Governance of Converging New Technologies (M.C. Roco), Keynote at the PICMET Conference on Management of Converging Technologies, Portland, August 7, 2007

Global Risk Governance of Nanotechnology (M.C. Roco), Keynote at the International Symposium on Nanotechnology, Occupational and Environmental Health, Taipei, September 1, 2007

Industries of the 21st Century and Beyond: Nanotechnology", World Science Forum, organized by Scientific American, New York, November 8, 2006

Nanotechnology R&D in the Americas and the Global Context (M.C. Roco), International Dialogue on Responsible R&D of Nanotechnology, June 27, 2006

Interview on NNI: Steering the technology that will redine life as we know it (M.C. Roco, 2005), Industrial Biotechnology J.

New Frontiers for Nanotechnology, presentation at University of Virginia, April 18, 2006

Steering Technology that will Redefine Life as we know it, Interview M.C. Roco, November 2005

Nanotechnology and the Need for Risk Governance, J. Nanoparticle Research, Vol. 8(2), 2005

"Basic Nanotechnology" (M.C. Roco), Tutorial presented at the Nanotechnology and Occupational Health Symposium, Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 3, 2005

"The Challenge of Transforming and Responsible Nanotechnology" (M.C. Roco), iNEMI (International Electronic Manufacturing Initiative), Herndon, Virginia, September 16, 2005

"Environmental and Health Aspects of Nanotechnology, and Risk Governance"
(M.C. Roco), American Chemical Society meeting, Washington, D.C., August 29, 2005

"Four Generations of Nanoparticle Products: from Passive Suspensions to Active Nanosystems" (M.C. Roco), Symposium on Innovative Nanoparticle Technology Towards Industrial Applications, Tokyo, Japan, August 22, 2005

"National Nanotechnology Initiative: Investment and Partners"
(M.C. Roco), National Research Council, Washington, D.C., June 27, 2005

"Overview of the National Nanotechnology Initiative"  (M.C. Roco), National Research Council, Washington, D.C., March 23, 2005

“The Challenge of Transforming and Responsible Nanotechnology” (by M.C. Roco), Columbia, South Carolina",  March 3, 2005

"National Nanotchnology Initiative: Status Report",
December 17, 2004, White House/OSTP/CT

"Transforming and Responsible Nanotechnology Research and Development,
International Congress on Nanotechnology",
November 8, 2004

"Nanotechnology in U.S. - Research and Education and Risk Governance",
Workshop on Nanotechnology and Occupational Health, Buxton, U.K.,
October 12, 2004

"Overview of National Nanotechnology Initiative",
M.C. Roco, at the workshop Nanotechnology Research Directions II,
September 8, 2004

"Nanoscale Science and Engineering: Unifying and Transforming Tools",
M.C. Roco, AIChE J., 2004

"The Emergence and Political Implications of Converging New
Technologies", M.C. Roco, keynote at the American Association for
Advancement of Science, Washington, D.C., April 22, 2004.

"The US National Nanotechnology Initiative after Three Years (2001-2003)",
M.C. Roco, J. Nanoparticle Research, 2004".

"National Nanotechnology Initiative - planning for the next five years",
M.C. Roco, NNI 2004 Conference, Infocast, April 1, 2004

"NNI and Manufacturing",  M.C. Roco, NNI 2004 Workshop on
Nanomanufacturing, Infocast, March 31, 2004

"Manufacturing with Nanoparticles",  M.C. Roco, PARTEC Conference,
March 16, 2004

"Nanotechnology in US", M.C. Roco, Presentation at the Euro Nano Forum, on
December 10, 2003  

"The Future of National Nanotechnology Initiative", M.C. Roco, Presentation at the Massachussets Nanoetchnology Initiaitve innuagural meeting, Boston, November 7, 2003

"Overview of the National Nanotechnology Initiative", M.C. Roco, Presentation to the Presidential Council of Advisors for Science and Technology (PCAST), September 10, 2003".

"Broader Societal Issues of Nanotechnology", September 2003

"The Future of National Nanotechnology Initiative", presented on November 5, 2002, at the Annual Meeting of AIChE, Indianapolis, IN.

National Nanotechnology Initiative and a Global Perspective, presented on March 19, 2002, at the "Small Wonders" Conference, Washington, D.C.

National Nanotechnology Investment in the FY 2003 Budget Request by the President. Presented on February 13, 2002 at the AAAS/ASME Briefing, Washington, D.C.

National Nanotechnology Investment in the FY 2002 Budget Request by the President From: AAAS Report XXVI, July 2001, pp. 225-233. Updated February 5, 2002

NNI: From Vision to the Implementation
Brief presentation by M.C. Roco - November 2000
(Slides; Text of Speech)

Links to other Nanotechnology Reports (WTEC website)


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