Invitation from President Parrish
Featured Presenters

Second International Corporate/Academic Roundtable on Emerging Technologies

Molecular Engineering - The Next Five Years

March 19 & 20, 2002, WPI Campus, Worcester, Mass.

What the Experts Had to Say

What did the experts have to say about Molecular Engineering and Nanotechnology at WPI's second International Corporate/Academic Roundtable on Emerging Technologies?

From physics to genomics; chemistry to computer science - interdisciplinary work and research and collaboration are the keys to success.


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More presentations will be posted as they become available - check back in April!

Biotechnology Research in Puerto Rico: The Synergy between Academia, Government & the Private Sector
Lueny Morell is the Director of the University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez's Research and Development Center.
Download her presentation: [PowerPoint] [PDF]
Center for Bio/Molecular Science and Engineering
Joel M. Schnur, Ph.D., recognized as a pioneer in biomolecular science and technology, is head of the Naval Research Laboratory's Center for Bio/Molecular Science and Engineering.
Download his presentation: [PowerPoint] [PDF]
Health Through Regenerative Therapeutics
Doros Platika, M.D., is chairman of Curis Inc., a biotechnology company specializing in regenerative medicine.
Download his presentation: [PowerPoint] [PDF]
Leveraging the Genome: Fact, Fiction and Ethical Implications
John L. LaMattina, Ph.D., is president of Pfizer Inc., and executive vice president of Pfizer Global Research and Development.
Download his presentation: [PowerPoint] [PDF]
Molecular Electronics - Past, Present, Future?
W. Grant McGimpsey, Ph.D. is a photochemist involved with projects ranging from the development of molecular electronic logic circuits to optically controlled lithographic etching solutions.
Download his presentation: [PowerPoint] [PDF]
Nanophotonics - The Emergence of a New Paradigm
Richard S. Quimby, Ph.D., is professor of physics at WPI. His researcdh covers optics, laser spectroscopy, optical properties of rare earth-doped glasses and photonics, including lasers and fiber optics.
Download his presentation: [PowerPoint] [PDF]

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