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Commission members

Paul N. Courant – The Arthur F. Thurnau Professor; Professor of Public Policy; Professor of Economics;Professor of Information; former Provost, University of Michigan

Sarah E. Fraser – Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Art History, Northwestern University

Michael F. Goodchild – Director, Center for Spatially Integrated Social Science, and Professor of Geography,University of California, Santa Barbara

Margaret Hedstrom – Associate Professor, School of Information, University of Michigan

Charles Henry – Vice Provost and University Librarian, Rice University

Peter B. Kaufman – President, Intelligent Television

Jerome McGann – The John Stewart Bryan University Professor, University of Virginia

Roy Rosenzweig – The Mark and Barbara Fried Professor of History and New Media, and Director, Center forHistory and New Media, George Mason University

John Unsworth (Chair) – Dean and Professor, Graduate School of Library and Information Science

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Bruce Zuckerman – Professor of Religion, School of Religion; Director, West Semitic Research andInscriptiFact Projects; Director, Archaeological Research Collection, University of Southern California


Marlo Welshons – Assistant Dean for Publications and Communications, Graduate School of Library andInformation Science, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Domestic advisors to the commission

Dan Atkins – Professor, School of Information, and Director, Alliance for Community Technology, University ofMichigan

Christine L. Borgman – Professor and Presidential Chair, Department of Information Studies, Universityof California, Los Angeles

James Herbert – Senior NSF/NEH Advisor, National Science Foundation

Clifford Lynch – Director, Coalition for Networked Information

Deanna Marcum – Associate Librarian for Library Services, Library of Congress

Abby Smith – Independent Consultant and former Director of Programs, Council on Library and InformationResources

Steven C. Wheatley – Vice President, American Council of Learned Societies

International advisors to the commission

Sigrun Eckelmann – Programmdirektorin, Organisationseinheit, Bereich WissenschaftlicheInformationssysteme, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

Muriel Foulonneau – French Ministry of Culture; Minerva Project; European Commission, Visiting AssistantProfessor, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Stefan Gradmann – Stellvertretender Direktor, Regionales Rechenzentrum, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg,Germany

Bjørn Henrichsen – Administrative Director and Executive Director, Norsk samfunnsvitenskapelig datatjeneste AS(NSD)/Norwegian Social Science Data Services Ltd., Bergen, Norway

Michael Jubb – Director of Policy and Programmes, Arts and Humanities Research Board, Bristol, UnitedKingdom

Jaap Kloosterman – International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

David Moorman – Senior Policy Advisor / Conseiller principal des politiques, Social Sciences and HumanitiesResearch Council/Conseil de recherches en sciences humaines du Canada, Ottawa, Canada

David Robey – Programme Director, ICT in Arts and Humanities Research, Arts and Humanities Research Board

School of Modern Languages, University of Reading, Reading, England

Harold Short – Director, Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London, London, UnitedKingdom

Colin Steele – Emeritus Fellow; University Librarian (1980-2002); Director, Scholarly Information Strategies(2002-2003), The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

Public information-gathering meetings

April 27, 2004, Washington DC

May 22, 2004, Evanston, IL

June 19, 2004, New York, NY

August 21, 2004, Berkeley, CA

September 18, 2004, Los Angeles, CA

October 26, 2004, Baltimore, MD

Testimony and background materials

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Questions & Answers

How we are making nano material?
what is a peer
What is meant by 'nano scale'?
What is STMs full form?
scanning tunneling microscope
what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
Stoney Reply
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
Adin Reply
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
what school?
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
Damian Reply
sciencedirect big data base
Introduction about quantum dots in nanotechnology
Praveena Reply
what does nano mean?
Anassong Reply
nano basically means 10^(-9). nanometer is a unit to measure length.
do you think it's worthwhile in the long term to study the effects and possibilities of nanotechnology on viral treatment?
Damian Reply
absolutely yes
how to know photocatalytic properties of tio2 nanoparticles...what to do now
Akash Reply
it is a goid question and i want to know the answer as well
characteristics of micro business
for teaching engĺish at school how nano technology help us
How can I make nanorobot?
Do somebody tell me a best nano engineering book for beginners?
s. Reply
there is no specific books for beginners but there is book called principle of nanotechnology
how can I make nanorobot?
what is fullerene does it is used to make bukky balls
Devang Reply
are you nano engineer ?
fullerene is a bucky ball aka Carbon 60 molecule. It was name by the architect Fuller. He design the geodesic dome. it resembles a soccer ball.
what is the actual application of fullerenes nowadays?
That is a great question Damian. best way to answer that question is to Google it. there are hundreds of applications for buck minister fullerenes, from medical to aerospace. you can also find plenty of research papers that will give you great detail on the potential applications of fullerenes.
what is the Synthesis, properties,and applications of carbon nano chemistry
Abhijith Reply
Mostly, they use nano carbon for electronics and for materials to be strengthened.
is Bucky paper clear?
carbon nanotubes has various application in fuel cells membrane, current research on cancer drug,and in electronics MEMS and NEMS etc
Researchers demonstrated that the hippocampus functions in memory processing by creating lesions in the hippocampi of rats, which resulted in ________.
Mapo Reply
The formulation of new memories is sometimes called ________, and the process of bringing up old memories is called ________.
Mapo Reply
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