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Session C: Societal Dimensions




Pr. Barbara Harthorn        bio and abstract

Center for Nanotechnology in Society , University of California Santa Barbara CA

Dr. Jean-Yves Bottero        bio and abstract

Director of  the CEREGE “Centre Européen de Recherche et d’Enseignement des Géosciences de l’Environnement, », Aix en Provence



French Participants

Jean-Philippe Bourgoin        bio and abstract

CNRS, CEA-Saclay

Overview on Molecular and CNT Based Nanoelectronics.

Corinne Chaneac        bio and abstract

CNRS, Université Paris 6

Surface Energy of oxide nanoparticles


Sonia Desmoulin         bio and abstract

CNRS, Paris

Law applying to chemicals with regards to nanomaterials: questioning the capacity of french and european law when considering uncertain risks

Emmanuel Flahaut        bio and abstract

CNRS, Toulouse

Investigation of the toxicity and environmental impact of double-walled carbon nanotubes.


Jerome Labille        bio and abstract


Environmental parameters that control the fate of C60 fullerenes in aquatic system

Stéphanie Lacour        bio and abstract

Centre d’Etudes sur la Cooperation Juridique Internationale

Emerging questions for emerging technologies: is there a law for the “nanos?”

Clément Levard        bio and abstract


Role of natural nanoparticles (imogolite and allophane) on the mobility of trace metals in soils from La Reunion island

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Olivier Proux        bio and abstract

CNRS, Grenoble

An x-ray absorption spectroscopy beamline in environmental and nanomaterial sciences

Jerome Rose        bio and abstract


Environment and nanotechnology : opportunities for pollution treatment or new pollutants 


Frederic Taran        bio and abstract

CEA Saclay, Gif-sur-Yvette

Synthesis of 14c-labelled carbon nanotubes using new carbon isotope exchange reactions



Antoine Thill        bio and abstract

CEA Saclay, Gif-sur-Yvette

Interaction between cerium oxide nanoparticles and bacteria. Role of physico-chemistry in the impact of the nanoparticles





US Participants


John Brant        bio and abstract

University of Wyoming

The role of nanotechnology and nanomaterials in developing the water and wastewater treatment plants of tomorrow

Elizabeth Corley        bio and abstract

Arizona State University

Societal dimensions of nanotechnology: an exploration of public and scientist perceptions


Lee Ferguson        bio and abstract

University of South Carolina

Ecotoxicology and environmental fate of single-walled carbon nanotubes in the aquatic environment

Kimberly Jones        bio and abstract

Howard University

Utilization of nanomaterials in water treatment applications

Greg Lowry        bio and abstract

Carnegie Mellon University

The fate, transport and transformation in the environment and the potential impacts that may result from manufactured nanomaterials

Milind Kandlikar        bio and abstract

University of British Columbia, Vancouver

The costs of testing for nanomaterial hazards: implications for regulation

Doug Kysar        bio and abstract

Yale Law School

Cultural cognition and nanotechnology

Cyrus Mody        bio and abstract

Rice University

Some early historical observations on the commercialization of nanotubes