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Project Title: A Vision for the Future of Center-Based, Multidisciplinary Engineering Research

PIN: DEPS-NMMB-15-01         

Major Unit:
Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences
National Academy of Engineering

Sub Unit:
NAE Office of Programs
National Materials and Manufacturing Board DEPS

Eyring, Greg

Subject/Focus Area:
Education; Engineering and Technology; Policy for Science and Technology

CBER: Committee Meeting 1
December 14, 2015 - December 15, 2015
Keck Center
500 5th Street, NW
Washington D.C. 20001

If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:

Contact Name: Neeraj Gorkhaly
Phone: 2023341358


10:00-10:05 --Welcome by Committee Co-Chairs
10:05-11:00 -- Introduction and Sponsor Expectations for the Study
by Pramod Khargonekar*, Director of Engineering, NSF
11:00-12:00 -- History and Evaluations of the ERC Program
by Mario Rotea*, NSF plus one other

12:45-1:30 -- “Strategic Planning at Stanford School of Engineering”
by Persis Drell*, Dean of Engineering, Stanford (by telephone)
1:30-2:30 -- Panel of Current and Former ERC Personnel
By Colin Rementer*, Graduate Student, (UCLA TANMS ERC), &
Galip Ulsoy* (UMichigan, graduated ERC Deputy Director), &
Jagannathan Sankar* (NCA&T ERC Director)
2:30-2:45 -- Break
2:45-4:15 -- Panel on Issues with the Current Center-Based Model
by Donna Riley* (Virginia Tech) on Education, &
Michael Ward* (NYU, Director of MRSEC), &
Jongwon Park (SRI) on Innovation and Economic Impacts (Invited), &
Industry Liaison to ERC (TBD)

4:15-5:00 -- Perspectives on Center-Based Engineering Research Going Forward
5:00 -- Break and Adjourn Open Session