Nanotechnology in Society and Manufacturing

• 2006 IPF MEETING REPORT (724kb)
Sunday evening, November 12, 2006 (Renaissance Parc 55 Hotel)
Industrial Physics Forum Opening Reception
Monday, November 13, 2006 (Moscone Center)
Theme Session: Examples of Nanotechnology Manufacturing 8:00am
This session will delve into new technologies that have already been (or will shortly be) enabled through the use of nanostructures.
Moderator: J Randall, Zyvex Corporation
Welcoming Remarks 8:00am
- Marc Brodsky, Executive Director and CEO, AIP
The Economics of Matter: Nanotechnology & Scale of Manufacturing 8:05am
-  Mark Bunger, Lux Research, Inc.
Colloidal Nanocrystals of Complex Shape: Synthesis, Properties, Applications 8:40am
-  Paul Alivisatos, University of California, Berkeley
Manufacturing Nanoparticles for Applications in Society 9:20am
-  Richard Siegel, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Nanotechnology and High-Efficiency Automobiles 10:20am
- Mark Verbrugge, GM Research and Development Center
DNA-linked Dendrimer Nanoparticle Systems for Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment 11:00am
- James Baker, University of Michigan
Beyond CMOS: Emerging Materials and Devices 2:00pm
Electronic devices are already at the nanometer size scale; this session will explore needs and options that might extend the recent decades of rapid improvements in information technology devices.
Moderator: C.M. Garner, Intel Corporation
Technology Challenges, the Next 15 Years 2:00pm
- Paolo Gargini, Intel
Beyond CMOS — Semiconductor Nanoelectronics 2:40pm
- Jeffrey Welser, Semiconductor Research Corporation
Nanomanufacturing Challenges 3:20pm
- Michael Mayberry, Intel
Metrology for Emerging Devices and Materials 4:00pm
- Eric Vogel, University of Texas - Dallas
Linking Proteins, Particles and Wires to Make Functional  Devices: Metrology, Materials, Properties 4:40pm
- Dawn Bonnell, University of Pennsylvania
Tuesday, November 14, 2006 (Moscone Center)
Policy Session: Nanotechnology & Society 8:30am
This session will explore environmental, safety, health and economic issues from industrial and regulatory perspectives.
Moderator: J. Murday, Naval Research Laboratory
Welcome 8:30am
- Mildred S. Dresselhaus, Chair, AIP Governing Board
Nanotechnology Oversight: Managing Potential Risk in an Uncertain World 8:40am
- Andrew Maynard, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Nanoparticle Occupational Safety and Health Consortium 9:20am
- MIchele Ostraat, DuPont Engineering Research and Technology
Nanotech for Environment Renaissance - Soil and Groundwater Cleanup using Reactive Nanoparticles 10:40am
- Wei-xian Zhang, ehigh University
Ethics between Nanoscience and Nanotechnology: Making Space for a Discussion 11:20am
- Ann Johnson, University of South Carolina
Frontiers in Physics Session 2:00pm
This perennially popular session address the most exciting research going on today, regardless of field.
Moderator: M.T. Bernius, The Dow Chemical Company
Future Nanosystems: Towards Systems Biology of the
Individual Cell
- MIchael Roukes, California Institute of Technology
Accelerating in the Future with Laser-Plasma Accelerators 2:40pm
- Wim Leemans, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Wireless Non-Radiative Energy Transfer 3:20pm
- Marin Solijacic,  Massachusettes Institute of Technology
Neutron Stars and Black Holes 4:00pm
-  Roger BlLandford, Stanford University