"National Science Foundation
Department of Commerce
At the request of the National Science and Technology Council (NSTC), Subcommittee on Nanoscale Science, Engineering and Technology (NSET), the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Department of Commerce (DOC) organized a workshop on December 3- 4, 2001. This report incorporates the views expressed at the workshop of leading experts from government, academia, and private sector, and detailed in contributions submitted thereafter by members of the U. S. science and engineering community.
The contribution of all participants in this study in developing a coherent vision for converging Technologies for improving Human Performance is acknowledged. The initial group that began planning this study in spring 2001 is composed W.S. Bainbridge, J. Canton, M.C. Roco, R.S. Williams and G. Yonas."