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Directors' Meeting October 2015

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 -
11:00 to 19:00
Event Type: 

NSF Stafford I, Room 375

 

8:00 AM Coffee available

8:15 AM Introductions of new Center Directors

  Margaret Gardel, U. Chicago

  Ali Yazdani, Princeton

Jim Hone, Columbia

  Stefan Zauscher, Research Δ/Duke

8:30 AM Update on DMR Linda Sapochak

9:00 AM Update on MRSEC program and PREM outcomes  Dan Finotello

10:15 AM Coffee break

10:45 AM Panel on Internal IRG selection best practices

Facilitator: Vin Crespi

Panelists:

Michael Ward (New York)

  Tim Lodge (Minnesota)

  Seth Fraden (Brandeis)

  Michael Rubner (MIT)

11:30 AM Panel on best practices in PREM partnerships

Facilitator: Vin Crespi

Panelists:

Ted Norris (Michigan, Norfolk State University PREM)

Ram Seshadri (UCSB, Jackson State University PREM and University of Texas at El Paso PREM)

Gabriel Lopez (Duke & Research Δ, The PREM Center: Interfaces in Materials at Texas State University - San Marcos)

12:15 AM Brief discussion of Working Group composition, then Working Group Lunch (see next page)

1:30 PM Overview of the Materials Innovation Platform program

  Sean Jones

2:00 PM Reports from Working Groups

3:00 PM Adjourn 

 

 

Working Groups 

Broadening Partcipaton:

Michael Rubner (Chair) Tim Lodge

Seth Fraden

Ajay Nahata

Dennis Hess 

 

Education:

Ka Yee Lee (Director Emeritus, subbing for Margaret Gardel) (Chair)

Noel Clark

Melissa Hines

Arjun Yodh

David Weitz 

 

Facilites:

Ram Seshadri (Chair)

Mark Hersam

Charles Ahn

Ali Yazdani

Vincent Crespi 

 

Industry:

Chris Hammel (Chair)

Stefan Zauscher (+Gabriel Lopez, Director Emeritus)

Ted Norris

Michael Ward

Nick Abbott

Evgeny Tsymbal 

 

Communicatons:

TBD