Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors





Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


android tablet pc

Home > Press > National Science Board director to address Buckyball gala

National Science Board director to address Buckyball gala

Houston, TX | Posted on October 5th, 2010

Ray Bowen, director of the National Science Board and former Texas A&M president, has been named keynote speaker for this Sunday's Buckyball Discovery Gala, the kickoff event in Rice University's Week of Nano. He will talk about nanotechnology's impact on economic development. The National Science Board governs the National Science Foundation and is a policy adviser to the president and Congress.

See Bowen's bio at www.nsf.gov/nsb/members/bio.jsp?pers=15453

Who: Ray Bowen, director, National Science Board

What: Buckyball Discovery Gala

When: Oct. 10, 5-9 p.m

Where: Hyatt Regency Downtown, 1200 Louisiana St.

The gala is the first event in Rice's Week of Nano, which continues Oct. 11-14 with the Buckyball Discovery Conference. The conference will bring the world's leading experts in nanotechnology to Rice for a comprehensive look at nano's ramifications for energy, health, environment, nano safety, defense, homeland security, advanced materials and more.

For information or to arrange for coverage of Week of Nano events, contact Mike Williams at 713-348-6728 or

To learn more about the Week of Nano at Rice, visit buckyball.smalley.rice.edu/year_of_nano/

Register at signup.rice.edu/weekofnano/

####

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
Mike Williams
713-348-6728

Copyright © Rice University

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

News and information

Engineers develop new materials for hydrogen storage April 15th, 2014

Nanocrystalline cellulose modified into an efficient viral inhibitor April 15th, 2014

Tiny particles could help verify goods: Chemical engineers hope smartphone-readable microparticles could crack down on counterfeiting April 15th, 2014

A molecular approach to solar power: Switchable material could harness the power of the sun — even when it’s not shining April 15th, 2014

Academic/Education

Director Wally Pfister joins UC Berkeley neuroengineers to discuss the science behind ‘Transcendence’ April 7th, 2014

First annual science week highlights STEM pipeline and partnerships: UB, SUNY Buffalo State and ECC team up with the City of Buffalo and its schools for April 7-11 events April 3rd, 2014

Global 450 consortium announces new general manager of internal operations: TSMC’s Cheng-Chung Chien Receives Unanimous Support, Brings History of Innovation and Efficiency to Global Consortium of Companies Driving Industry Transition to 450mm Wafer Technology March 26th, 2014

NanoTecNexus to Host "Chemistry of Wine" Fundraiser in Support of STEM Education - Collaborations Key to Success - March 20th, 2014

Nanotubes/Buckyballs

Effects of Carbon Nanotubes Studied on Pregnant Mothers April 12th, 2014

Nanotech Business Review 2013-2014 April 9th, 2014

Scientists Succeed in Simultaneous Determination of Acetaminophen, Codeine in Drug Samples April 9th, 2014

Rebar technique strengthens case for graphene: Rice University lab makes hybrid nanotube-graphene material that promises to simplify manufacturing April 7th, 2014

Announcements

Tiny particles could help verify goods: Chemical engineers hope smartphone-readable microparticles could crack down on counterfeiting April 15th, 2014

A molecular approach to solar power: Switchable material could harness the power of the sun — even when it’s not shining April 15th, 2014

Targeting cancer with a triple threat: MIT chemists design nanoparticles that can deliver three cancer drugs at a time April 15th, 2014

Biologists Develop Nanosensors to Visualize Movements and Distribution of Plant Stress Hormone April 15th, 2014

Events/Classes

Engineers develop new materials for hydrogen storage April 15th, 2014

Near-field Nanophotonics Workshop in Boston April 14th, 2014

LetiDays Grenoble to Present Multiple Perspectives on Development, Challenges and Markets for the IoT April 14th, 2014

Iran to Hold 2nd National Conference on Nanotechnology in Power, Energy Industries April 13th, 2014

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







© Copyright 1999-2014 7th Wave, Inc. All Rights Reserved PRIVACY POLICY :: CONTACT US :: STATS :: SITE MAP :: ADVERTISE