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Materials Science and Technology: Challenges for the Chemical Sciences in the 21st Century C Agenda Workshop on Materials and Manufacturing Challenges for the Chemical Sciences in the 21st Century National Academy of Sciences 2101 Constitution Ave., N.W. Lecture Room Washington, DC 20418 Wednesday, June 13 7:30 BREAKFAST Session 1: Context and Overview 8:00 Introductory remarks by organizers. Background of project. 8:00 DOUGLASJ. RABER, National Research Council 8:05 RONALDBRESLOW, MATTHEWV. TIRRELL, Co-chairs, Steering Committee on Challenges for the Chemical Sciences in the 21st Century 8:20 KLAVSF. JENSEN, Co-chair, Materials and Manufacturing Workshop Committee 8:30 GEORGEM. WHITESIDES—HARVARDUNIVERSITY 9:05 DISCUSSION 9:25 ANGELOA. LAMOLA—ROHM ANDHAAS 10:00 DISCUSSION 10:20 BREAK 10:50 CRAIGJ. HAWKER—IBM 11:25 DISCUSSION 11:45 LUNCH Session 2: Discovery 12:45 W. HENRYWEINBERG—SYMYXTECHNOLOGIES 1:35 DISCUSSION
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Materials Science and Technology: Challenges for the Chemical Sciences in the 21st Century 1:55 DANIELE. MORSE—UNIVERSITY OFCALIFORNIA, SANTABARBARA 2:20 DISCUSSION 2:40 BREAKOUT SESSIONS Breakout questions: What major discoveries or advances related to materials have been made in the chemical sciences during the last several decades? What is the length of time for them to show impact? What are the societal benefits of research in the chemical sciences? What are the intangible benefits, for example, in health and quality of life? What problems exist in the chemical sciences? Has there been a real or sustained decline in research investment in either the public or the private sector? Has there been a shift in offshore investment? 3:45 BREAK 4:00 Reports from breakout sessions (and discussion) 5:00 RECEPTION 6:00 BANQUET—DINNER SPEAKER: DIANE A. JONES, U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES SUBCOMMITTEE ON SCIENCE Thursday, June 14 7:30 BREAKFAST Session 3: Interfaces 8:00 HOWARDKATZ—LUCENTTECHNOLOGIES 8:25 DISCUSSION 8:45 GEOFFREYA. OZIN—UNIVERSITY OFTORONTO 9:10 DISCUSSION 9:30 BREAKOUT SESSIONS Breakout questions: What are the major discoveries and challenges related to materials at the interfaces between chemistry or chemical engineering and such areas as biology, environmental science, materials science, medicine, and physics? How broad is the scope of the chemical sciences in this area? How has research in the chemical sciences been influenced by advances in other areas, such as biology, materials, and physics? 10:45 BREAK 11:00 Reports from breakout sessions (and discussion) 12:00 LUNCH
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Materials Science and Technology: Challenges for the Chemical Sciences in the 21st Century Session 4: Challenges 1:00 NANCY B. JACKSON—SANDIANATIONALLABORATORIES 1:25 DISCUSSION 1:45 DAVID A. TIRRELL—CALIFORNIAINSTITUTE OFTECHNOLOGY 2:10 DISCUSSION 2:30 BREAKOUT SESSIONS Breakout questions: What are the materials-related grand challenges in the chemical sciences and engineering? How will advances at the interfaces create new challenges in the core sciences? 3:45 BREAK 4:00 Reports from breakout sessions and discussion 5:30 RECEPTION (light refreshments) Friday, June 15 7:30 BREAKFAST Session 5: Infrastructure 8:00 J. MURRAYGIBSON—ARGONNENATIONALLABORATORY 8:25 DISCUSSION 8:45 LAWRENCEH. DUBOIS—SRIINTERNATIONAL 9:10 DISCUSSION 9:30 BREAKOUT SESSIONS Breakout questions: What are the materials-related issues in the chemical sciences, and what opportunities and needs result for integrating research and teaching, broadening the participation of underrepresented groups, improving the infrastructure for research and education, and demonstrating the value of these activities to society? What returns can be expected on investment in chemical sciences? How does the investment correlate with scientific and economic progress? What feedback exists between chemical industry and university research in the chemical sciences? What are the effects of university research on industrial competitiveness, maintaining a technical work force, and developing new industrial growth (e.g., in polymers, materials, or biotechnology)? Are there examples of lost opportunities in the chemical sciences that can be attributed to failure to invest in research?
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Materials Science and Technology: Challenges for the Chemical Sciences in the 21st Century 10:45 BREAK 11:00 Reports from breakout sessions (and discussion) 12:00 Wrap-up and closing remarks CHARLESKRESGE, Co-chair, Materials and Manufacturing Workshop Committee 12:15 ADJOURN Executive Session of the Organizing Committee 12:15 Working lunch: general discussion 1:00 Develop consensus findings 1:45 Develop consensus recommendations 2:30 Develop action items, follow-up steps, and assignments 3:30 ADJOURN
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