Mihail C. Roco Ph.D.

Roco, Mihail C.
Position Department / Business Unit
Senior Advisor National Science and Technology Council
Institution Disciplines
National Science Foundation Engineering
City State / Provence
Arlington Virgina
Country Website
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Dr Mihail Roco chairs the U.S. National Science and Technology Council’s subcommittee on Nanoscale Science, Engineering and Technology, and is Senior Advisor for Nanotechnology at the National Science Foundation.

Previously he was Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Kentucky, and held visiting professorships at the California Institute of Technology, Johns Hopkins University, Tohoku University, and Delft University of Technology. He is a key architect of the National Nanotechnology Initiative, and coordinated the preparation of the U.S. National Science and Technology Council reports on “Nanotechnology Research Directions” and “National Nanotechnology Initiative”.


Contributor to the Handbook of Nanoscience, Engineering, and Technology, Second Edition (CRC Press) 2007.

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