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Nanotechnology in Society

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The Center for Nanotechnology and Society (CNS-ASU) is working side by side with scientists who are making nanotechnology a reality to anticipate and understand the societal consequences of this new area of innovation. Sponsored by the US National Science Foundation, CNS-ASU is located at Arizona State University and involves researchers at Georgia Tech, North Carolina State University, Rutgers University, University of Colorado at Boulder, and University of Wisconsin-Madison.

The Center for Science and Technology Policy Research is contributing to CNS-ASU by:

  • Organizing a National Consensus Conference panel to identify values to guide policymakers and develop policy recommendations for the future development of nanotechnology
  • Conducting exploratory research aimed at assessing the implementation of federal policies on the societal dimensions of nanotechnology at local university lab settings

Job Announcement: Program Manager at Center for Nanotechnology in Society, Arizona State University