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PREM Directors Meeting, November 2015

Monday, November 2, 2015 -
09:00 to 16:30

Location:  National Science Foundation,

Stafford II-555, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA

Agenda

8:00

8:30 am

Registration and Introductions, Handout Materials, Light Refreshments

Stafford II-555

8:30

8:45 am

Welcome Message

Opening Remarks, Dan Finotello

Dr. Linda Sapochak, Division of Materials Research (DMR), Acting Division Director

8:45

9:15 am

NSF PREM Program Directors: PREM Presentation

Dan Finotello, Alfredo Caro, Sean L. Jones

9:15

10:15 am

PREM 2015 Class: Presentations-I

   

9:00 California State University, Los Angeles / Penn State University

Oscar Bernal, CSULA

9:20 Hampton University / Brandeis University

Raymond Samuel, HU

9:40 New Mexico Highlands University / Ohio State University

Tatiana Timofeeva, NMHU

10:15

10:30 am

Coffee Break

10:30

10:50 am

MRSECs Overview

Dan Finotello, Division of Materials Research (DMR) 

10:50

11:20 am

Developing Effective MRSEC/PREM Partnerships

Brittain, Crespi, Echegoyen, Hawker, Lodge, Lozano, Zauscher et al.

11:20

 

11:50 am

Evaluation and Reporting

Sean Jones et al.

11:45

1:00 pm

Lunch on your own

1:00

2:00 pm

PREM 2015 Class: Presentations-II

1:00 University of Texas Rio Grande Valley / University of Minnesota

Karen Lozano, UTRGV

1:20 North Carolina Central University / Penn State

Branislav Vlahovic, NCCU

1:40 University of Puerto Rico Humacao / University of Pennsylvania

Idalia Ramos, UPRH

2:00

2:30 pm

Recruiting, Retention and Placement

Black, Echegoyen, Lozano, Ramos, Ray et al.

2:30

2:45 pm

Coffee Break

2:45

4:05 pm

NSF Programs and Funding Opportunities

Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)

Dean Evasius, Director, Division of Graduate Education (EHR/DGE)

HBCU-UP and CREST Programs

Claudia Rankins, Division of Human Resource Development (HRD)

Designing Materials to Revolutionize and Engineer our Future (DMREF)

John Schlueter, Division of Materials Research (DMR)

Materials Innovations Platforms (MIP)

Sean Jones, Division of Materials Research (DMR)

4:05

4:30 pm

Planning Discussion for 2016 PREM Directors Meeting