Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors





Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


DHgate

Home > Press > Nanotechnology Think Tank Appoints Dr. Pearl Chin President

Abstract:
After a lengthy search, Foresight Nanotech Institute is very pleased to announce our new President, Dr. Pearl Chin. You can see her bio and photo on our website. Welcome to the team, Pearl! —Christine

Nanotechnology Think Tank Appoints Dr. Pearl Chin President

PALO ALTO, CA | Posted on June 9th, 2007

Foresight Nanotech Institute has appointed Dr. Pearl Chin to the position of President. Dr. Chin brings to the organization her extensive experience in business consulting, operations, sales and marketing, and customer service, in diverse industries from small to large companies. Prior to joining Foresight Nanotech Institute, she was a management consultant with Pittiglio Rabin Todd & McGrath, optimizing Supply Chain operations. Before that, she headed domestic Customer Support under Sales and Marketing for TA Instruments, Inc.

Dr. Chin is a prolific writer on nanotechnology investing, business, management and social issues. She is actively sought out to speak about and be interviewed on diverse nanotechnology-related topics. She also has extensive research expertise, having done graduate research at NIST. Dr. Chin holds an MBA from Cornell University's Johnson Graduate School of Management, a Ph.D. in Materials Science from University of Delaware's Center for Composite Materials, and a Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering from The Cooper Union in New York City.

Foresight Nanotech Institute was founded in 1986 to educate the public about nanotechnology. The Institute's 1st Conference on Molecular Nanotechnology preceded the signing of the National Nanotechnology Initiative by 10 years. The prestigious Foresight Institute Feynman Prize in Nanotechnology has honored top nanotechnology research scientists since 1993.

"Dr. Chin's broad experience will be crucial in furthering Foresight's mission of promoting nanotech's benefits and heading off potential downsides. Our upcoming Technology Roadmap for Productive Nanosystems will benefit from both her technical and business background, said Christine Peterson, founder and former President. "Her vision will guide Foresight in balancing our work on furthering research, educating the public, and contributing to improved public policy in nanotechnology." Peterson will remain with the organization as Vice President.

####

About Foresight Nanotech Institute
Foresight Nanotech Institute is a leading think tank and public interest organization focused on nanotechnology. Founded in 1986, its mission is to ensure the beneficial implementation of nanotechnology. Focusing on the six Foresight Nanotechnology Challenges, Foresight provides balanced, accurate and timely information to help society understand nanotechnology through publications, public policy activities, roadmaps, prizes, and conferences.

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
Alicia Isaac
650.289.0860 ext 254
email

Copyright © Foresight Nanotech Institute

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

Announcements

Using ultrathin sheets to discover new class of wrapped shapes: UMass Amherst materials researchers describe a new regime of wrapped shapes August 31st, 2015

An engineered surface unsticks sticky water droplets August 31st, 2015

New material science research may advance tech tools August 31st, 2015

Efficiency of Nanodrug Containing Antibiotics in Treatment of Infectious Diseases Evaluated August 31st, 2015

Appointments/Promotions/New hires/Resignations/Deaths

National Space Society Welcomes Janet Ivey As New NSS Governor: Janet Ivey of Janet's Planet is NOW IN ORBIT as a member of the Board of Governors of the National Space Society August 27th, 2015

National Space Society Welcomes Geoff Notkin As New NSS Governor August 26th, 2015

Nanostart AG: First-half figures 2015 published and new supervisory board elected : Publication of first-half figures 2015 - Shareholders' meeting elected new supervisory board August 22nd, 2015

Markus Lusser is New President of Leica Microsystems August 11th, 2015

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE



  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More











ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project







Car Brands
Buy website traffic