CHEDMonday, April 7, 2008

8:30 AM-11:55 AM Hilton New Orleans Riverside -- Rosedown, Oral
Research and Education in Material Science
Center Inspired Education
Organizers:Paresh Chandra Ray
Craig Hawker
Marek W. Urban
Presiding:Anika A. Odukale
8:30 AMIntroductory Remarks
8:35 AMMRSEC and PREM programs in 2008
Maija M. Kukla
8:55 AMEngaging students and the public through materials science and engineering research
Kathryn Hollar, Howard A. Stone, Robert L. Graham Jr., David A. Weitz, C. M. Friend
9:15 AMPartnerships to broaden participation at the UC Santa Barbara Materials Research Laboratory
Dorothy K Pak, Craig J. Hawker
9:35 AMIntermission
9:45 AMBringing materials science to New York City high schools
Irving P. Herman
10:05 AMEducational outreach activities at the Northwestern University Materials Research Science & Engineering Center
Monica Olvera de la Cruz
10:25 AMMultilevel research in an interdisciplinary center
Frank W Snowden, Timothy P. Lodge
10:45 AMIntermission
10:55 AMGrowth and characterization of interfaces: Mechanisms for student participation
John C. Tully, Charles Ahn, Eric I. Altman, Christine Broadbridge, Victor E. Henrich, Myrtle-Rose Padmore, Yaron Segal, Fred Walker
11:15 AMMaterials education: Teaching the teachers
Thomas P. Russell
11:35 AMIntegration of research and education with industrial and shared facilities outreach
Sarah E. Morgan, Sara Bayley, Marek W. Urban

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The 235th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 6-10, 2008