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External Advisory Board

The CNSI External Advisory Board has been established to provide advice and guidance to the Institute Director and Co-Director in their efforts to develop the CNSI as an international center for the advancement of nanoscience and nanotechnology. The board seeks to identify innovative collaborative partnerships with industry to enhance the CNSI's impact at state, national and international levels. The board assists in defining performance expectations for the Institute and oversees regular reviews prepared by the Director and Co-Director. The board meets annually.

Paolo Gargini
Director, Technology Strategy, Intel Corporation (Santa Clara, CA)
CNSI, External Advisory Board Co-Chair
Stan Williams
Director, Information & Quantum Systems Lab, Hewlett-Packard (Palo Alto, CA)
CNSI, External Advisory Board Co-Chair
Carolyn Bertozzi
Scientific Director, Biological Nanostructures Facility, The Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley, CA)
Richard Merkin
CEO & Founder, Heritage Provider Network
Josh Green
General Partner, Mohr Davidow (Menlo Park, CA)
Nils O. Petersen
Director General, NRC National Institute for Nanotechnology (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada)
Supratik Guha
Director, Physical Sciences Department IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center (Yorktown Heights, NY)
David A. Pritchard
Senior Director and Chief of Staff, Advanced Strategy and Policy Group, Microsoft Corporation (Redmond, WA)
Shashi G. Jasty
Director, Materials Science Initiative, Sigma-Aldrich Co. (Milwaukee, WI)
Patrick Soon-Shiong
Chairman and CEO of the Institute for Advanced Health (IAH), Chairman of the Chan Soon-Shiong Family Foundation (Los Angeles, CA)
Don R. Kania
President and CEO, FEI Company, Global Headquarters (Hillsboro, OR)
George M. Whitesides
Woodford L. and Ann A. Flowers University Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
Teruo Kishi
Special Advisor to the President, National Institute for Materials Science (Tsukuba, Japan)
Ahmed Zewail
Linus Pauling Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Physics, Director, Physical Biology Center for Ultrafast Science & Technology, California Institute of Technology (Pasadena, CA)