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"Small Wonders" NSF Symposium

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Small Wonders: Exploring the Vast Potential of Nanoscience

Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center
Tuesday, March 19, 2002
8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Program Agenda:

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

9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Welcome & Introduction
Rita R. Colwell, Director,
National Science Foundation (NSF)
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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
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9:50 a.m. - 10:05 a.m.

Small is Different...

10:10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Arthur Ellis, University of Wisconsin-Madison

...From Materials to Medicine

10:35 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
Richard W. Siegel, Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
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C. Mirkin, Ph.D., Northwestern University
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Karen Wooley, Ph.D., Washington University
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11:25 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

...Devices, Instrumentation & Electronics

11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Herb Goronkin, Ph.D., Motorola
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Donald Eigler, Ph.D., IBM, Almaden Labs

Mark Lundstrom, Ph.D., Purdue University
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Karl Hess, Ph.D., University of Illinois
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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.
Sandip Tiwari, Ph.D., Cornell University
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Ralph Cavin, Ph.D., Semiconductor
Research Corporation
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Vicki Barbur, Ph.D., Eastman Kodak Corporation
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Mihail C. Roco, National Science Foundation
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3:25 p.m. - 3:40 p.m.

...Issues & Implications of Nanotechnology for Society

3:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Discussion Panel
Moderator: Joseph Bordogna, Deputy Director, National Science Foundation

Horst Störmer, 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 Mechnical 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



Meet the Participants:

Rita R. Colwell
Director, NSF

Joseph Bordogna
Deputy Director, NSF

Esin Gulari
Acting Assistant Director for Engineering, NSF

Vicki D. Barbur, Eastman Kodak Company

Angela Belcher, University of Texas, Austin

Ralph K. Cavin, III, Semiconductor Industry Corporation

Donald Eigler
IBM, Almaden Labs

Arthur Ellis
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Herb Goronkin
Motorola Labs

Karl Hess
University of Illinois

Mark Lundstrom Purdue University

Arunava Majumdar University of California, Berkeley

Chad Mirkin, Northwestern University

Mihail C. Roco

Richard W. Siegel,
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Richard E. Smalley
Rice University

Horst Störmer Columbia University

Samuel I. Stupp
Northwestern University

Sandip Tiwari
Cornell University

Robert Westervelt,
Harvard University

Karen L. Wooley, Washington University

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