Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship. In 2007, she was named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Dr. Colvin is a frequent contributor to Advanced Materials, Physical Review Letters, and other peer-reviewed journals and holds patents to seven inventions. Dr. Colvin served on the NRC Committee for Review of the Federal Strategy to Address Environmental, Health, and Safety Research Needs for Engineered Nanoscale Materials. She received her PhD in chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley, where she was awarded the American Chemical Society’s Victor K. LaMer Award for her work in colloid and surface chemistry.
Edward D. Crandall is the Hastings Professor and Kenneth T. Norris, Jr. Chair of Medicine and chair of the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine of the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. Dr. Crandall’s clinical interests include critical-care medicine and pulmonary disease. He has written numerous peer-reviewed articles on cardiopulmonary biology. His specific research interests are in the regulation of the differentiation and transport properties of alveolar epithelial cells. He is actively involved in research on the interactions of nanomaterials with alveolar epithelium. Dr. Crandall received his PhD from Northwestern University and his MD from the University of Pennsylvania.
Richard A. Denison is a senior scientist at the Environmental Defense Fund. Dr. Denison has 27 years of experience in the environmental arena, specializing in chemical policy and hazards, exposure, and risk assessment and management of industrial chemicals and nanomaterials. He is a member of the National Research Council Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology and serves on the Green Ribbon Science Panel for California’s Green Chemistry Initiative. Dr. Denison was a member of the National Pollution Prevention and Toxics Advisory Committee, which advised the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics. Previously, Dr. Denison was an analyst and assistant project director in the Oceans and Environment Program of the Office of Technology Assessment of the U.S. Congress. Dr. Denison received his PhD in molecular biophysics and biochemistry from Yale University.
William H. Farland is the senior vice president for research of Colorado State University and a professor in its Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences in the School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. In 2006, Dr. Farland was appointed deputy assistant administrator for science in the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Research and Development (ORD). He had served as the acting deputy assistant administrator since 2001. In 2003, Dr. Farland has also been chief scientist in the Office of the Agency Science Adviser. He served as EPA’s acting science adviser throughout 2005. Formerly, he was the director of ORD National Center for Environmental Assessment. Dr. Farland served on a number of executive-level committees and advisory boards in the federal government. In 2005-2006, he chaired the Execu-