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Vinayak P. Dravid - Invited Waters Annual Symposium Speaker

February 2007

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Professor Dravid was invited to give a talk at the Eighteenth James L. Waters Annual Symposium  "Scanning Probe Microscopies — STM, AFM, SNFUH" at the PITTCON 2007 conference at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois. This symposium explores the origin, development, implementation, and commercialization of scientific instrumentation of established and major significance. The objective is to recognize pioneers in the development of instrumentation by preserving the early history of the important contributions as well as the cooperation between inventors, scientists, engineering, entrepreneurs, and marketing organizations. www.pettcon.org

Pictured from left: Vinayak Dravid, Northwestern University; Cyrus Mody, the Chemical Heritage Foundation; James L. Waters; Patricia Bordell, the Pittsburgh Conference; Craig Prater, Veeco Metrology Inc.; Christoph Gerber, University of Basel, Switzerland.