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June 24th, 2009

Physics - A unifying framework in the development of science and technology

Abstract:
Felixberto A. Buot, Ph.D.: One of the most active and very productive applications of CS&E is in the field of computational nanoscience and nanotechnology and its associated field of computational molecular nanotechnology. Nanoscience and nanotechnology, together with molecular biology, molecular genetics, information technology and cognitive science, form the pillars of the current information-industrial-scientific and medical revolution. These convergent science and technology will provide the real possibility to artificially design biomimetic-based functional devices, and complex smart systems that embody the basic characteristics and performance of biological intelligent systems, for example their ability to self-repair, self-assemble, self-organize and make optimum decisions. (Biomimetic refers to human-made processes, substances, devices, or systems that imitate nature). This convergence will take place at the nanoscopic level, namely the convergence of the fundamental building blocks, namely the physical and biological nanostructures.

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