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MRSEC Directors Meeting

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 07:45 to 15:15
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Meeting Location
National Science Foundation
Room E3430
2415 Eisenhower Ave.
Alexandria, VA 22314


7.45-8 a.m.
Introductions, MRSEC Directors and NSF MRSEC Program Directors
Light Refreshments, Room E3430
Dan Finotello

8-8.30 a.m.
DMR Update
Linda Sapochak, Division of Materials Research (DMR), Division Director

8.30-9 a.m.
MRSEC Update
Dan Finotello, DMR

9-9.15 a.m.
MRSEC Education/Recruiting/Outreach Activities
Kristin Dreyer (PSU) and Michelle McCombs (OSU)

9.15-9.30 a.m.
PREM Update
Eva Campo

9.30-9.45 a.m.
Website Update
Divya Abhat and Ashish Tonse, KZN Consulting

9.45-10 a.m.
Coffee Break

10-11 a.m.
Sustainability Session
Daniel Sarewitz, Consortium for Science, Policy, & Outcomes: Arizona State University
Uwe Kortshagen, University of Minnesota MRSEC - IRG 2

11 a.m.- Noon
Interacting with Google
Leslie Yeh Johnson, Google University Relations, Jason Miller and Patrcik Piley, Google Accelerated Science
Daryl Hess, DMR, Moderator

12-12.30 p.m.
Panel: MRSEC Director: What are the challenges new directors will face
Melissa Hines (Cornell), Vin Crespi (Penn State), Michael Rubner (MIT)

12.35-1.45 p.m.
Working Lunch: Workgroups; Jimmy Johns Subs or Panera

1.45-2.30 p.m.
New MRSECs Presentations
UIUC (Mason); Yu (UT Austin); Luscombe (U of Washington)

2.30-3.15 p.m.
Working Groups Report

3:15 pm
Adjourn

Working Groups
Broadening Participation
Michael Rubner (Chair), Seth Fraden, Ajay Nahata, James Hone

Education
Margaret Gardel (Chair), Noel Clark, Melissa Hines, Arjun Yodh,
David Weitz

Facilities
Ram Seshadri (Chair), Mark Hersam, Charles Ahn, Ali Yazdani

Industry
Chris Hammel (Chair), Stefan Zauscher, Ted Norris, Evgeny Tsymbal

Communications
Mike Ward (Chair), Nick Abbott, Tim Lodge, Vin Crespi