Dr. Smalley is widely known for the discovery of C60 Buckminsterfullerene (the “buckyball”), for which he received the1993 Nobel Prize in chemistry. He was the founding director of the Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology at Rice University, and is now director of the Carbon Nanotechnology Laboratory at Rice.
Dr. Smalley joins two other NanoForum keynote speakers: Dr. Mark Pinto, senior VP, New Business and New Products Group, Applied Materials Inc., and Dr. George Atkinson, science and technology advisor to Secretary of State Colin Powell.
(November 3, 2004) Hong Kong—To foster the rapid adoption of technology in high-growth markets throughout the world, AMD has unveiled a business strategy with initial participants in India, Mexico, and the Caribbean to enable 50% of the world’s population with Internet connectivity and computing capabilities by 2015. As part of its 50 x 15 strategy, AMD is announcing the Personal Internet Communicator (PIC), a consumer device that enables affordable, managed Internet connectivity and offers Windows-based computing capabilities to help fulfill the communication, education, and entertainment needs of people in high-growth markets.