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Proposal Review Panel for Materials Research; Notice of Meeting

In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463 as amended), the National Science Foundation announces the following meeting:

Name:Site Visit review of the Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) at Brown University, Proposal Review Panel for Materials Research #1203.

Dates Times:Thursday, January 22, 2009, 2008; 7:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m.; Friday, January 23, 2009; 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Place:Brown University, Providence, RI.

Type of Meeting:Part-open.

Contact Person:Dr. Thomas Rieker, Program Director, Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers Program, Division of Materials Research, Room 1065, National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22230, Telephone (703) 292-4914.

Purpose of Meeting:To provide advice and recommendations concerning further support of the MRSEC at Brown University, Providence, RI.

Agenda:

Thursday, January 22, 20097:45 a.m.-9 a.m.: Closed--Executive Session.9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.: Open--Review of the Brown MRSEC.4:30 p.m.-6 p.m.: Closed--Executive Session.6 p.m.-9 p.m.: Open--Poster Session and Dinner.Friday January 23, 20098 a.m.-9 a.m.: Closed--Executive session.9 a.m.-10:15 a.m.: Open--Review of the Brown MRSEC.10:15 a.m.-3:30 p.m.: Closed--Executive Session, Draft and Review Report.

Reason for Closing:The work being reviewed may include information of a proprietary or confidential nature, including technical information; financial data, such as salaries and personal information concerning individuals associated with the proposals. These matters are exempt under 5 U.S.C. 552 b(c), (4) and (6) of the Government in the Sunshine Act.

December 2, 2008. Susanne Bolton, Committee Management Officer.