Thursday, April 7, 2011
8:00a.m. - 10:30a.m.
RI Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship
1 Davol Square, Suite 200
Providence, Rhode Island
(building entrance is accessed from the east off of Point Street)
Parking is available at the Richmond Street Garage on Eddy Street. Parking stubs will be validated at registration, for the Richmond Street Garage only.
Directions to Richmond Street Garage
8:00am - 8:30am
This event brings together scientists, engineers, physicians, and industry leaders to discuss Rhode Island's capabilities and challenges in this critical new area of materials science and engineering.
Clayton Teague is Director of the Federal National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO), being appointed in April 2003. He also is serving as Chair of the American National Standards Institute Technical Advisory Group to the ISO Technical Committee on Nanotechnologies (ISO TC 229). Dr. Teague is on assignment from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to the National Science and Technology Council. For most of his professional career, he has worked in the scientific and technical fields now known as nanotechnology. Dr. Teague is a member of the American Society for Precision Engineering, has served twice as the society's president, and is a fellow of the U.K. Institute of Physics. He served as Editor-in-Chief of the international journal Nanotechnology for ten years and for several years afterward as a member of the Editorial Board of the journal. He holds a B.S. and M.S. in Physics from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of North Texas. He has authored or coauthored over 70 papers, has presented over 50 invited talks in the technical fields described, and jointly with colleagues, has six patents. Dr. Teague has received the Gold Medal, Silver Medal, and Allen V. Austin Measurement Science Award from the Department of Commerce, the Kilby International Award from the Kilby Awards Foundation, and an IR-100 Industrial Research and Development Award for his work.