2012 EAC Meeting

2012 IGERT-MNM Advisory Committee Members:

  • Dr. Larry Dalton, B. Seymour Rabinovitch Chair Professor Emeritus (Chemistry & Electrical
    Engineering), University of Washington
  • Dr. Karen P. DePauw, Vice President and Dean for Graduate Education, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • Dr. Heidi Ries, Dean for Research, Air Force Institute of Technology.
  • Dr. Nora Sabelli, Senior Science Advisor, Center for Technology and Learning, SRI International.
  • Ms. Tracee Weaver, Science and Technology Manager, Defense Threat Reduction Agency
  • Dr. Gwyn Williams, Deputy Division Head, Free Electron Laser, Jefferson Laboratory.

2012 IGERT-MNM Advisory Committee Meeting Agenda:

6:00pm              Transport to dinner with EAC members

6:30-8:00 pm     Dinner at Captain George's, Virginia Beach

Friday, June 8, 2012

8:00-8:30 am     Full Breakfast

8:30-8:40 am     Welcome and Oreintation

8:40-9:20 am     IGERT-MNM Program Overview - Suely Black and Christopher "Kit" Umbach

9:20-9:30 am     Management by committees- overview by Marc Murphy and Rabia Hussain

9:30-10:00 am     Research Report (should we invite other presenters?)

  • Physics and Nanotechnology of Metamaterials - Mikhail Noginov
  • Magnetic Multilayer Nanostructures - Aswini Pradhan

10:00-10:10 am     Coffee Break

10:10-10:45 am     Research Report (should we invite other presenters?)

  • Nanoscale Magnetic Systems - Natalia Noginova
  • IGERT-MNM Education Research - Monica Cox

10:45-11:30 am     Modular Courses

  • IP and Ethics course:   Olu Bamiduro and Casey Gonder
  • Technical Writing:     Lei Gu
  • Pedagogy: Tasha Zephirin

11:30-1:00 pm Lunch and Student Poster Session - EAC Members and Students

1:00-1:30 pm     Interdisciplinary, Independent Research Module: Mohammad Mayy

  • Reflections by  first year students: TJ Wallin and Quincy Williams
  • Reflections by second year students: Amanda Harding and Tanya David

1:30-2:00 pm     Open discussion of EAC members and IGERT faculty and students

2:00-2:30 pm     Closed discussion of EAC members and IGERT faculty AND Trainees' reflectionctions report about retreat and EAC meeting

2:30-3:30 pm     EAC Report Writing AND IGERT group meeting to address main challenges and opportunities for next year

3:30-4:00 pm     Closing remarks by EAC - Administrators' attendance

4:00 pm             Travelers depart to airport

5:30 pm             Dinner and networking for locals

Meeting Focus:

Institutional Change - Ensuring IGERT-MNM Legacy.

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