83rd Annual Multidisciplinary Meeting
University of New Mexico
April 9-12, 2008 - Albuquerque NM

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Session Topics
Collaboration Health Sustainability Energy Nano Materials &
Nano Structure
Other Education Tours

Thursday, April 10 [ next ]
10:45-12:15 Technology Management: How to Cope with Current Changes
International Assessment of Research Needs for Nanotechnology Environment, Health and Safety
Health - Big impact of small RNAs
Physics and Mathematics
Russell Eskew
Lunch
1:30-3:00 Busting Through: Interdisciplinary Research and Education at the University of New Mexico - A Roundtable
Green Data Center
Emerging Infectious Diseases
Biological Sciences
Leo Gomez
James Bedell
Karl Biel
Technology Commercialization
Break
3:30-5:00 International Collaboration: Opportunities and Challenges for Universities
Integrating Research Teams
Gretchen Jordan
Deana Pennington
Deborah Fisher
Health, Food, and Biosecurity
(continued) Nanotechnology Contributed Papers
Friday, April 11 [ next ]
8:30-10:00 Building the Foundations of Sustainability through Transdisciplinary Science and Engineering
Kip Hodges
Biofuels
Ron Pate
Kyle Hoodenpyle
Ron Putt
Todd French
Energy & Environmental Security and Sustainability: The Role of Economics
New Mexico Nuclear Study Group Roundtable
Evaluating Modeling and Simulation Programs
Energy Contributed Papers
Carl Axeness
Ranis Ibragimov
General Poster Session
Break
10:30-Noon National Laboratory/ University Collaboration Models: A Chance to Compare & Contrast Long-standing Models to a Newer Model
Barbara Kimbell
Neal Shinn
William Hammetter
Nancy Sauer
Help Shape the Future of Pulsed Power Driven Fusion Energy
Mohamed Sawan
Water Sustainability
David Groenfeldt
Health Sciences
Part I
Contributed Papers
Brian Dwyer
Judith Lauter
Rachael Wenger
Rebecca McLean
Information Tech Contributed Papers
Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies (CINT) Tour (continued)
Lunch
1:30-3:00 Sustainable Agricultures
Solar and Wind Energy
Nanomaterials and Nanostructure
Normand Voyer
New Mexico High Performance Computing Initiative
Tom Bowles
Collaborative and Interdisciplinary REU Research to Prepare Students for Science-Based Careers
Health Sciences
Part II Contributed Papers
Sameer Varma
Break
3:30-5:00 Focusing Your Limited Resources to Find Partners and Grants via Data Mining Tools
Energy-Water Nexus
Mike Hightower
(continued) Putting Green into Green Buildings
Successes and Challenges of Collaborations between Scientists and Public Schools
Mary Jo Daniel
The Many Pathways to a Career in Science
Richard Weibl
Saturday, April 12 [ top ]
8:30-10:00 Reducing Generational Friction to Increase Collaboration
Ripley's Believe It or Not Education Collaboratives Sessio
Claire Dudley
Diane Burke
Greg Nelson
Extreme Ball Lighting Research by International Voluntary Collaborative
STEMS: UNM's Intensive Post Baccalaureate Teacher Education Program
Terry Dunbarr
Implementing Elements of the Supplemental Instruction Model to Build the Next Generation of Thinkers for STEM Education
Controlled Environments (CEA): Feeding the World, Saving the World, and Creating New Worlds
Workshop
UNM Tours
(self-guided)
Break
10:30-Noon Small Business Assistance - Technology Commercialization
The National Institute for Nano-Engineering, a Prototyoe Innovation Institute
Real World Challenges and Opportunities for Global Health Surveillance
An Observatory to Study the Dynamics of Change in Global Energy Systems
Science Contests in Robotics and Electricity for grades 6-12
Workshop
Evolution of an Education Outreach Program