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Meeting Agendas

FIRST MEETING

WASHINGTON, D.C.

NOVEMBER 18-19, 2005


Friday, November 18, 2005


Closed Session

1:00 p.m.

Welcome

  • M. Tirrell, Chair, MRSEC Impact Assessment Committee

1:05

Composition and Balance Discussion

  • D. Shapero, Director, Board on Physics and Astronomy (BPA)

2:00

Introduction to the National Research Council (NRC)

  • T.I. Meyer, BPA staff

2:30

General Discussion

2:45

Break

Open Session

3:00

General Discussion of the Study

4:00

Perspectives from the National Science Foundation (NSF)

  • U. Strom, NSF Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers Program Manager



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The National Science Foundation’s Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers Program: Looking Back, Moving Forward B Meeting Agendas FIRST MEETING WASHINGTON, D.C. NOVEMBER 18-19, 2005 Friday, November 18, 2005 Closed Session 1:00 p.m. Welcome M. Tirrell, Chair, MRSEC Impact Assessment Committee 1:05 Composition and Balance Discussion D. Shapero, Director, Board on Physics and Astronomy (BPA) 2:00 Introduction to the National Research Council (NRC) T.I. Meyer, BPA staff 2:30 General Discussion 2:45 Break Open Session 3:00 General Discussion of the Study 4:00 Perspectives from the National Science Foundation (NSF) U. Strom, NSF Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers Program Manager

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The National Science Foundation’s Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers Program: Looking Back, Moving Forward 4:30 Discussion 5:00 Perspectives from the MRSEC Directors Group T. Russell, University of Massachusetts; Chair, MRSEC Directors Group 5:30 Discussion 6:00 Adjourn Saturday, November 19, 2005 Closed Session 8:30 a.m. Discussion 10:15 Break 10:45 Discussion of Assessment Strategies Noon Lunch 1:00 p.m. Discussions, Including Work Plan 3:00 Adjourn SECOND MEETING SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA MARCH 8-9, 2006 Wednesday, March 8, 2006 Closed Session 8:30 a.m. Welcome and Plans for the Meeting M. Tirrell 9:00 Initial Findings of the Management and Facilities Group F. DiSalvo, Cornell University 9:30 Initial Findings of the Industrial Collaboration Group D. Dimos, Sandia National Laboratories 10:00 Initial Findings of the Research Group P. Chaikin, New York University 10:30 Initial Findings of the Education and Outreach Group D. Leslie-Pelecky, University of Nebraska 11:00 Committee Discussion Open Session Noon Lunch

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The National Science Foundation’s Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers Program: Looking Back, Moving Forward 1:00 p.m. Single-Investigator Research Perspectives J. Brauman, Stanford University 1:30 Discussion 1:45 The Role of Industry in University-Based Center Research C. Duke, Xerox (retired) [via teleconference] 2:15 Discussion 2:30 International Collaboration in Materials Research A. Cheetham, University of California at Santa Barbara 3:00 Discussion 3:15 Break 3:30 Perspectives on Education and Outreach P. Dixon, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory [via teleconference] 4:00 Discussion 4:15 Instrumentation and Facilities R. Nuzzo, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 4:45 Discussion Closed Session 5:00 Committee Discussion 5:45 Adjourn Thursday, March 9, 2006 Closed Session 8:00 a.m. Discussions 8:30 Working Group Breakout Sessions 10:30 Break 10:45 Group Discussion 11:45 Plans for Next Meeting Noon Adjourn Open Session 1:00 p.m. Tour of Materials Research Laboratory G. Fredrickson, M. Evans, University of California at Santa Barbara 4:00 Adjourn

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The National Science Foundation’s Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers Program: Looking Back, Moving Forward THIRD MEETING WASHINGTON, D.C. JUNE 12-13, 2006 Monday, June 12, 2006 Closed Session 8:30 a.m. Welcome and Plans for the Meeting M. Tirrell 9:00 Update from Industrial Collaboration Group D. Dimos 9:30 Update from Research Group R. Nuzzo 10:00 Update from Management and Facilities Group F. DiSalvo 10:30 Update from Education and Outreach Group D. Leslie-Pelecky 11:00 Committee Discussion Noon Lunch 1:00 p.m. Themes Characterizing Impact of the MRSECs M. Tirrell 2:00 Breakout Sessions 3:30 Break 3:45 Reconvene for Group Discussion 5:15 Adjourn Tuesday, June 13, 2006 Closed Session 8:00 a.m. Discussion of Findings and Recommendations 10:30 Break 10:45 Review of Plans for Site Visits T.I. Meyer 11:30 Plans Going Forward M. Tirrell Noon Adjourn

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The National Science Foundation’s Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers Program: Looking Back, Moving Forward FOURTH MEETING IRVINE, CALIFORNIA SEPTEMBER 19-20, 2006 Tuesday, September 19, 2006 Closed Session 8:30 a.m. Welcome and Plans for the Meeting M. Tirrell 8:35 Review of Progress: What Have We Learned? 8:45 Mixed Breakout Sessions 11:30 Reconvene and Committee Discussion Noon Working Lunch 1:00 p.m. Findings and Recommendations 3:30 Break 3:45 Continued Discussion 5:30 Adjourn Wednesday, September 20, 2006 Closed Session 8:30 a.m. Plans for the Day M. Tirrell 8:45 Breakout Sessions 10:00 Break 10:15 Group Discussions 11:45 Plans Going Forward M. Tirrell Noon Adjourn