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Angela M. Belcher, Ph.D., a noted scientist from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), will deliver the Keynote Address in Nanoscience here today at the American Chemical Society's 237th National Meeting.

MIT scientist launches special nanoscience symposia at ACS National Meeting

Salt Lake City, UT | Posted on March 18th, 2009

Her presentation will launch more than 135 symposia on various aspects of nanoscience to be held over the next five days. The symposia are in the areas of General Nanoscience, Green Nanoscience, Safety Nanoscience and Materials/Applications.

Belcher's research, NANO 1, will be presented at 5:00 p.m. (Mountain Time) on March 22, at the Salt Palace Convention Center, Hall 2.

Angela M. Belcher, Ph.D, is Germeshausen Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Biological Engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass.

NANO 1 Presentation Title: "Nanoscience. From Nature and Back Again: Giving New Life to Materials for Energy" (No abstract available.)

Among the numerous nanotechnology symposia at the meeting is a special Presidential Symposium, (*PRES 1150-1188) "Naturally Nano," to be held Tuesday, March 24, 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Marriott City Center, Capitol A. ACS President Thomas H. Lane, Ph.D., will deliver the concluding remarks at this symposium.

*NOTE TO REPORTERS: "PRES 1150-1188" refers to the corresponding abstract numbers in the Presidential symposium of the ACS national meeting program. ALL PRESENTATIONS IN THIS SYMPOSIUM ARE EMBARGOED FOR 8:30 a.m., Mountain Time.

Following are the speakers for the session and their topics:


  • Geoffery A. Ozin, Ph.D., Materials Chemistry Research Group, Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto, Lash Miller Chemical Laboratories, Toronto, Canada. Topic: P-Ink and Elast-Ink lab to Market. (CHED 1150, 8:40 a.m.)
  • Howard Fairbrother, Ph.D., Department of Chemistry, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md. Topic: Influence of Surface Chemistry on the Behavior of Engineered Nanomaterials in the Environment. (CHED 1151, 9:25 a.m.)
  • David H. Guston,Ph.D., Department of Political Science and Center for Nanotechnology in Society, Arizona State University, Tempe, Ariz. Topic: Anticipatory Governance of Emerging Nanotechnologies. (CHED 1152, 10:25 a.m.)
  • Lara A Estroff,, Ph.D., Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y. Topic: Biogenic and Synthetic Polymer-Reinforced Single Crystals: Formation and Properties. (CHED 1153, 10:55 a.m.)
  • Vicki Colvin, Ph.D., Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Rice University, Houston, Texas. Topic: Toward Sustainable Nanotechnology: Low Infrastructure Manufacturing for Nanomaterials. (CHED 1154, 11:25 a.m.)
  • Carlo D. Montemagno, Ph.D., College of Engineering, University of Cincinnati. Topic: Energy, environment and efficiency: Addressing the Engineering Trinity by Capturing Life in Materials. (CHED 1184, 1:30 p.m.)
  • Michael Rubner, Ph.D., Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass. Topic: Stimuli Responsive Coatings: From Mechanomutable Nanotubes to Functionalized Living Cells (CHED 1185, 3 p.m.)
  • Jeff Tza-Huei Wang, Ph.D., Departments of Mechanical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md. Topic: Quantum Dot Nanosensor for Use in Medical Diagnostics and Therapeutics (CHED 1186, 4 p.m.)
  • Vladimir P. Torchilin, Ph.D., Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Center for Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Nanomedicine, Northeastern University, Boston, Mass. Topic: Nanopreparations for Delivery of Undeliverable Drugs. (CHED 1187, 4:30 p.m.)
  • Joseph M. DeSimone, Ph.D., Departments of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, North Carolina State University; Departments of Chemistry and Pharmacology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; and Caudill Labs, Chapel Hill, N.C. Topic: Using the Fabrication Technologies from the Microelectronics Industry to Address the Unmet Needs in Drug Delivery (CHED 1188, 5:00 p.m.)
  • Thomas H. Lane, Ph.D., President, American Chemical Society, Washington, D.C. Topic: Concluding Remarks. (5:30 p.m.)

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About American Chemical Society
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