The Future of Small

The Future of Small

The Future of Small

The Clark School's Institute for Systems Research (ISR) is administrating an important invitation-only NSF Workshop on Micro, Nano, Biosystems in Arlington, Va., March 30-­31. ISR Director Reza Ghodssi (electrical and computer engineering [ECE]/ISR) is the chair of the event's organizing committee. He and Clark School professor Elisabeth Smela (mechanical engineering [ME] and ISR) are chairing sessions at the workshop. Ghodssi, Smela, and Clark School assistant professor Sarah Bergbreiter (ME/ISR) and professor Agis Iliadis (ECE) will present posters.

The workshop, which honors the NSF career of Rajinder Khosla, will look at how far micro, nano and bio systems have come in 30 years, what key challenges remain, and what exciting frontiers are still to be explored.

The program includes formal talks, a poster session, panel discussions, and informal meetings. Plenary speakers include Subra Suresh, director of the National Science Foundation; George M. Whitesides, Woodford L. and Ann A. Flowers University Professor, Department of Chemistry at Harvard University; Mark S. Lundstrom, Don and Carol Scifres Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University; Marvin H. White, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Ohio State University; and James D. Plummer, the dean of the School of Engineering at Stanford University.

For more information on the workshop, please visit the ISR web site.

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March 28, 2012


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