Thursday, September 12 2019
12:00pm - 5:00pm
Georgia Tech Manufacturing Institute, Auditorium, 813 Ferst Dr NW, Atlanta, GA 30332
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Basic Research Needs for Microelectronics RFP: Georgia Tech Response Planning Meeting Microelectronics

Please join in a workshop on September 12, 12-5pm in the Georgia Tech Manufacturing Institute Auditorium to discuss the call for DOE Energy Frontier Research Center (EFRC); anticipated for the fall. The workshop is co-sponsored by the Institute for Electronics and Nanotechnology (IEN), Institute for Materials (IMAT) and Strategic Energy Institute (SEI).  These grants are up to $5M/year for 5 year centers. Georgia Tech currently has one EFRC led by Krista Walton in ChBE. One of the anticipated call areas is in the area of microelectronics. The purpose of this workshop is to pull together faculty working in related areas to identify areas of strength for GT and potential proposal focus areas.  Tom Conte was on the BES study committee and will also be providing an overview of the topic.

The agenda (below) includes a presentation by Tom Conte, who was one of the leads for the DOE workshop that led to the RFI, Krista Walton on her experiences leading an EFRC, and a opportunity for faculty to give a short (5 min) presentations on their capabilities or concepts, a presentation of the likely dimensions/parameters of the EFRC call, and IRI support.

Agenda (subject to revision)

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12:00pm - 12:15pm   Registration (All)

12:15pm - 1:30pm     Lunch (GTMI Atrium)

1:30pm - 1:35pm       Welcome & Introductions (GTMI Auditorium)

1:45pm - 2:15pm       Background on Microelectronics EFRC RFI (Tom Conte)

2:15pm - 2:45pm       What is takes to get & run an EFRC (Krista Walton)

2:45pm - 2:55pm       Federal Funding and EFRCs (Richard Simmons)

2:55pm - 3:05pm       Break

3:05 pm - 3:30pm     Dimensions/Parameters of this EFRC call, and IRI/EVPR

                                     Support (IRI leadership)

3:30pm - 4:30pm      Summary concept blitz: 5 min, 2 slide presentations

                                     from faculty articulating potential concept

4:30pm - 5:00pm      Next Steps (IRI Leadership/EVPR)

5:00 pm                      Adjourn (All)

If you would like to present your related work/concepts, please respond to Sharon Murphy by email at smurphy77@gatech.edu so we can include you on “the list.”

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