The National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) will hold a webinar on “What We Know about NanoEHS: Building International Bridges” on March 1, 2022. NNI states that it has supported the emergence of an international community of collaborative researchers on the environmental, health, and safety aspects of nanomaterials (nanoEHS). According to NNI, “[b]y advancing tools, methods, and standards for robust health and safety evaluation, these cooperative efforts have furthered the safe and responsible development of nanotechnology around the world.” Treye Thomas, Program Manager, Chemicals Nanotechnology and Emerging Materials, Consumer Protection Safety Commission (CPSC), will moderate a panel that includes:

  • Anil Patri, Director, Nanotechnology Core Facility, Office of Scientific Coordination, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA);
  • Nora Savage, Program Director, Chemical, Biological, Environmental, and Transport Systems (CBET), National Science Foundation (NSF); and
  • Mark Wiesner, James B. Duke Distinguished Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Duke University.