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Conference Participants


Maj Munch Andersen
Senior Scientist, Department of Management, Technical University of Denmark


Richard Appelbaum (Conference Organizer)
Professor of Sociology and Global & International Studies; co-principal investigator, Center for Nanotechnology in Society, University of California, Santa Barbara


Usha Balakrishnan
President of CarthaGlobal Ventures


Romanus Berg
CIO, Ashoka


Jurron Bradley
Senior analyst, Lux Research


Carlos Henrique de Brito Cruz
Professor, Physics Institute, University of Campinas (UNICAMP) and Scientific Director, The São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP)


Huang Can
Research fellow at the United Nations University-MERIT and Maastricht University, The Netherlands


Hongda Chen
National Program Leader, Bioprocess Engineering and Nanotechnology, Cooperative State Research, Education and Extenstion Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture


Christopher J. Chetsanga
President, Zimbabwe Academy of Sciences


Vicki Colvin
Kenneth S. Pitzer-Schlumberger Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Rice University


Meredith Conroy
Fellow, Center for Nanotechnology in Society, University of California, Santa Barbara


Susan Cozzens
Associate Dean for Research, Ivan Allen College of Humanities and Social Science, Georgia Institute of Technology


Anna Davison
Media Coordinator, Center for Nanotechnology in Society, University of California, Santa Barbara


Jesse Farrell
PhD Student, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Rice University


Guillermo Foladori
Professor, Autonomous University of Zacatecas, Mexico; Coordinator, Latin America Nanotechnology and Society Network


Anuradda Ganesh
Department of Energy Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay


Summer Gray
Fellow, Center for Nanotechnology in Society, University of California, Santa Barbara


Jose Gomez-Marquez
Program Director, Innovations in International Health initiative, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Pavni Aeshini Guharoy
Manager, Indian American Council & Sector Specialist for Healthcare


Barbara Herr Harthorn
Director, Principal Investigator, Center for Nanotechnology in Society, University of California, Santa Barbara; Executive Committee member, University of California Center for Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology


Thembela Hillie
National Nanotechnology Advisory Board, Council for Scientific & Industrial Research, South Africa


Kent Hughes
Director, Science, Technology, America, and the Global Economy, Director, Wilson Center on the Hill, Consulting Director, Global Energy Initiative, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars


Noela Invernizzi
Professor, Federal University of Parana, Brazil; Coordinator, Latin America Nanotechnology and Society Network

 

David Irvine-Halliday
Founder, Light Up The World Foundation; Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Calgary, Canada

 

Tom Kalil
Deputy Director for Policy, U.S. Office of Science and Technology Policy


Raphael Kaplinsky
Professor, The Open University, United Kingdom, Department of Development, Policy, and Practice


Gayatri Koolwal
Economist, The World Bank


Peter Kozodoy
Visiting Researcher, Department of Environmental and Civil Engineering, University of California, Berkeley


Kristen Kulinowski
Faculty Fellow, Department of Chemistry, Rice University


Scott Lacy
Executive Director, African Sky; Professor of Anthropology, Fairfield University, Connecticut


Holly Ladd
Academy for Educational Development, Vice President and Director, AED/SATELLIFE Center for Health Information and Technology


Nastassja Lewinski
PhD candidate, Bioengineering, Rice University


David Lewis
Professor of Social Policy and Development, London School of Economics


Andrew Light
Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress, Director, Center for Global Ethics, George Mason University 


Erica Lively
Fellow, Center for Nanotechnology in Society, University of California, Santa Barbara


Paulo Roberto Martins
Professor, Research Technology Institute of São Paulo State, Brazil


Andrew Maynard
Chief Science Advisor, Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars


Juan Mendez Nonell
Director General, Center for Research in Applied Chemistry, Mexico


Evan S. Michelson
Senior Research Associate, Rockefeller Foundation


Moses Kizza Musaazi
Senior Lecturer, Makerere University, Uganda, Founder and Managing Director, Technology for Tomorrow 


Todd Osman
Executive Director, Materials Research Society


Alexis D. Ostrowski
PhD Candidate, Chemistry, University of California, Santa Barbara


Alejandro Pacheco
Programme Officer for Private Sector and Development, United Nations Development Programme


Rachel Parker (Conference Organizer)
PhD Candidate, Sociology, University of California, Santa Barbara, Research Fellow, Center for Nanotechnology in Society 


Mihail Roco
Senior Advisor for Nanotechnology, U.S. National Science Foundation


Dave Rejeski
Director, Program on Emerging Nanotechnologies, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars


Jennifer Rogers
Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Nanotechnology in Society, University of California, Santa Barbara 


R. Kalpana Sastry
Principal Scientist, Agricultural Research Systems Management and Policies Division, National Academy of Agricultural Research Management, Indian Council of Agricultural Research


Mark Shannon
Director, U.S. National Science Foundation Science and Technology Center for Advanced Materials for the Purification of Water with Systems; Director, Micro-Nano-Mechanical Systems Laboratory, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Denis Simon
Professor, International Affairs, Pennsylvania State University


Roy Smith
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Director, Initiative for Engineering Partnerships with Emerging Regions, University of California, Santa Barbara


Jeff Spieler
Senior Technical Advisor in Science and Technology in Population and Reproductive Health, U.S. Agency for International Development


Geoff Tansey
Member and Trustee, Food Ethics Council


Jennifer Turner
Director, China Environment Forum, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars


Caroline Wagner
Senior Analyst, Stanford Research Institute International; Research Scientist, George Washington University Center for International Science and Technology Policy


Chen Wang
Professor of Chemistry, Key Laboratory of Molecular Nanostructure and Nanotechnoloy, Institute of Chemistry, The Chinese Academy of Sciences


Kathy Jo Wetter
Researcher, ETC Group


Richard Worthington
Professor of Politics, Department Chair, Pomona College, 


Yilin Wu
United Nations University-MERIT; Ph.D. student at School of Statistics, Renmin University of China, Beijing, China


Jimmy Yu
Professor, Director, Environmental Science Programme, The Chinese University of Hong Kong


Amy Zader
PhD Candidate, Geography, University of Colorado, Boulder


Keyun Zhang
Professor, China Agriculture University

 

Conference Facilitators--Meridian Institute

Mark Jacobs

Ann Olsen

Kerri Wright Platais

Rex Raimond