Himadri Pakrasi, George William and Irene Koechig Freiberg Professor, School of Arts & Sciences, Department of Biology and Director, International Center for Advanced Renewable Energy and Sustainability (I-CARES), Washington University in St. Louis
Alan Tessier, Program Director, Dynamics of Coupled Natural and Human Systems (CNH), Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology (CEIN), Population and Community Ecology, Division of Environmental Biology, National Science Foundation (NSF)
Donald Senich, Program Director and Senior Advisor, Grant Opportunities for Academic Liaison with Industry (GOALI), Partnerships for Innovation (PFI), Division of Industrial Innovation & Partnerships, National Science Foundation (NSF)
NSF representatives will discuss the CBET programs (Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems) and programs within the Environmental Biology Division. Dr. Himadri Pakrasi and Dr. Jingyue Liu will discuss hot topics including sustaining international collaborations in their fields.