Nanotech 2004 Conference Technical Program Speaker Biography
Meyya Meyyappan is Director of the Center for Nanotechnology as well as Senior Scientist at NASA Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, CA. He is a member of the Interagency Working Group on Nanotechnolgy (IWGN) established by the Office of Science and Technolgy Policy(OSTP). The IWGN is responsible for putting together the National Nanotechnolgy Initiative.
Dr. Meyyappan’s group, consisting of 60 scientists, has been engaged in carbon nanotube (CNT) based nanotechnolgy, protein nanotubes, Bacteriorhodapsin based data storage, biosensor development, molecular electronics, quantum computing, computational electronics, computational optoelctronics, and computational nanotechnology. He is a member of IEEE, AIChE, AVS, ECS, and MRS. He is the IEEE Distinquished Lecturer on Nanotechnology and ASME’s Distinquished Lecturer on Nanotechnology.