Partnership in Nanotechnology

NSF Grantees Conference on January 29-30, 2001

NSF, Room 375
Arlington, Virginia

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Day 1

8:30 am Welcome
Louis Martin-Vega, Directorate for Engineering, NSF

8:35 am Introduction, objectives and logistics of the conference
Mark Tuominen

8:45 am Charge to the workshop as part of the NNI implementation plan. overview (pdf)
Mike Roco

9:00 am— 4:30 pm Functional Nanostructures (24 grantee presentations.) Details & overviews.

Session A. Biostructures, Macromolecules, and Self-Assembling Nanostructures Moderator: M.J. Saunders
Session B. Inorganic Nanostructures
L. Haworth
Session C. Nanoparticles, Nanolayers, and Nanotubes
M. Roco
Session D. Electronics and Electro-optics
F. Bartoli
Session E. Devices and Instrumentation.
M. Tuominen

4:30 pm — 6:00 pm Panel: New research directions

7:00 pm Dinner

Day 2

8:30 am NNUN (national nanofabrication user network) link
Gary Harris

8:50 am DECARTES (nanoelectronic simulation network) link
Mark Lundstrom

9:10 am — 11:50 am Nanoscale modeling and simulation awards made in 2000
(7 grantee presentations. Collaborative activities, common data base.) Details & overviews.
L. Preston

11:50 am - 12:00 pm Larry Weber and Mark Suskin, International Opportunities

12:00 pm Lunch

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm Industry Perspectives (each outline 15 minutes) Moderator: M. Roco

- Thomas Theis, IBM, Research needs for information processing and storage
Ted Kamins, HP, Advanced Devices..overview (pdf)
Ralph Cavin, SRC, Research needs in semiconductor industry. overview (pdf)
Eugene Cooper, Elan/Nanosystems, Research needs in pharmaceutics
Michael Heller, Nanogen

2:15 pm - 3:15 pm Government laboratories from DOE, DOD, and NASA Moderator: M. Tuominen

- Murray Hirschbein, NASA
Tom Picraux, SNL
James Murday, NRL
David Geohegan, ORNL.. overview (pdf)

3:15 pm - 3:30 pm Break

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Panel: Collaboration opportunities and plans for future interactions