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NSF Acting Director Cora B. Marrett, NSF Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Request, April 10, 2013
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Slide title: Lays the Groundwork for the Industries and Jobs of the Future

Slide images: Photo of a student learning advanced welding processes in Weld-Ed, part of the Advanced Technological Education (ATE) program (top left); photo showing people at the CAVE2™ system, a next-generation, large-scale, virtual environment in which images are seamlessly displayed so as to immerse an observer in a cyber world of 3-D data (top center); photo of Dave DeSteno (left), professor of psychology at Northeastern University, and Jin Joo Lee (right), a student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), posing with the robot Nexi, which studies and mimics human gestures as they relate to trust between people (top right); photo of the Blue Waters petascale supercomputer (bottom left); digitally-generated image showing a biometric hand scanner (bottom right)

Image credits: From ATE Centers Impact 2011 (www.atecenters.org) (top left); Lance Long; courtesy Electronic Visualization Laboratory, University of Illinois at Chicago (top center); Mary Knox Merrill, Northeastern University (top right); University of Illinois Board of Trustees/NCSA (bottom left); Thinkstock (bottom right)

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