Two announcements from Nano Manufacturing 2014: Conference’s keynote speaker and call for papers

The Nano Manufacturing 2014 conference has announced its keynote speaker, Dr. Lisa Friedersdorf, and issued a call for papers with an abstract deadline of August 31.

The conference will be held Wednesday September 24 at the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering, Gateway University Research Park in Greensboro.

head shot of Dr. Friedersdorf

Dr. Lisa Friedersdorf

The event is being organized by the Joint School, Gateway and the North Carolina Center of Innovation for Nanobiotechnology. JSNN and Gateway are joint initiatives of N.C. A&T and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Keynote speaker

Dr. Friedersdorf became Deputy Director of the National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO) in May. She has been involved in nanotechnology for nearly 20 years, with a particular interest in advancing technology commercialization through university-industry-government collaboration. Before joining the NNCO two years ago, she was the Managing Director of the Institute for Nanoscale and Quantum Scientific and Technological Advanced Research (nanoSTAR) at the University of Virginia.

Call for paper and posters

Presentations and posters must be related to the conference. Email your abstract to Elie Azzi; the deadline is August 31.

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