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Luke Achenie <[log in to unmask]>
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Luke Achenie <[log in to unmask]>
Tue, 13 Mar 2007 16:32:37 -0400
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Dear Friends:
I am forwarding the announcement of the above workshop on behalf of Professor Amir Faghri. Many thanks. Best regards. Luke
Luke E. K. Achenie, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Chemical, Materials and Biomolecular Engineering 
Department of Chemical, Materials and Biomolecular Engineering, Unit 3222 University of Connecticut
191 Auditorium Road
Storrs, CT 06269
Dear Colleagues,


I am pleased to announce a major National Science Foundation workshop entitled "NSF Workshop for Frontiers in Transport Phenomena Research & Education: Energy Systems, Biological Systems, Security, Information Technology & Nanotechnology."  The two-day workshop will be held at the University of Connecticut in Storrs on May 17-18, 2007. We expect a workshop attendance of approximately 300 esteemed researchers and engineers from various disciplines related to transport phenomena. NSF will cover associated expenses - including transportation and hotel for approximately 200 personally-invited guests up to an amount of $750.

Furthermore, there is no registration fee and meals will be provided.


Details regarding the workshop are available at including a list of the panelists, keynote speakers, a detailed agenda, as well as travel and lodging information. The workshop focus will be on the following strategic topics:


          Sustainable energy systems

          Biological systems and biotechnology


          Information technology




The outcomes for the workshop include a roadmap for frontiers in transport phenomena, and research and educational plans to be disseminated via the open literature and used by funding agencies. 


There is a very limited number of slots available. If you wish to be considered for a possible personal invitation, please e-mail me at [log in to unmask] by March 25, 2007. Please note that attendance is not permitted without the personal invitation.


Best regards,





Amir Faghri

United Technologies Endowed Chair Professor in Thermal-Fluids Engineering

Department of Mechanical Engineering

University of Connecticut

191 Auditorium Rd., Unit 3139

Storrs, CT  06269


ph:  860-486-0419

fax: 860-486-0479


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