Chapter 1. The View from Congress: A Roundtable on Nanopolicy

  1. Nigel M. de S. Cameron Ph.D. Director President Research Professor Associate Dean5 and
  2. M. Ellen Mitchell Ph.D. Director Senior Fellow Fellow6
  1. Mike Honda M.Ed. U.S. Congressman Chairman President1,
  2. Brad Sherman J.D. U.S. Congressman2,
  3. David Weldon M.D. U.S. Congressman3 and
  4. Marty Spitzer J.D., Ph.D. former Professional Staff Member4,‡

Published Online: 22 JAN 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470165874.ch1

Nanoscale: Issues and Perspectives for the Nano Century

Nanoscale: Issues and Perspectives for the Nano Century

How to Cite

Honda, M., Sherman, B., Weldon, D. and Spitzer, M. (2007) The View from Congress: A Roundtable on Nanopolicy, in Nanoscale: Issues and Perspectives for the Nano Century (eds N. M. d. S. Cameron and M. E. Mitchell), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470165874.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 5

    Center on Nanotechnology and Society, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, USA

  2. 6

    Institute of Psychology, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    15th Congressional District of California, California, USA

  2. 2

    27th Congressional District of California, USA

  3. 3

    The 15th Congressional District of Florida, USA

  4. 4

    The House Committee on Science, Subcommittee on Environment, Technology, and Standards, USA

  1. Representing U.S. Representative Sherwood Boehlert, Chairman of the House Science Committee.

  1. Edited transcripts from the policy panel at the Center on Nanotechnology and Society's Nanopolicy Conference at the National Press Club, Washington, DC, on April 28, 2006.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 JAN 2007
  2. Published Print: 10 AUG 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470084199

Online ISBN: 9780470165874

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Keywords:

  • Science Committee and Congress view - nanopolicy roundtable;
  • environmental health and safety implications;
  • human-enhancing technologies

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Marty Spitzer

  • U.S. Congressman David Weldon

  • U.S. Congressman Brad Sherman

  • U.S. Congressman Mike Honda