Lisa E. Friedersdorf
Lisa Friedersdorf is the Managing Director of the Institute for Nanoscale and Quantum Scientific and Technological Advanced Research (nanoSTAR) and a Research Program Manger in the Office of the Vice President for Research at the University of Virginia. She has been involved in nanotechnology research and development for more than fifteen years with a particular interest in advancing technology commercialization through university-industry-government collaboration. She has been active in nanotechnology policy issues on the state and regional level as Director of CIT’s Virginia Nanotechnology Initiative and as a member of the General Assembly’s Joint Commission on Technology and Science (JCOTS) Citizen’s Nanotechnology Advisory Committees (2005, 2006, and 2007). Lisa earned her PhD and MSE in Materials Science and Engineering from The Johns Hopkins University and her BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Central Florida.
Co-chairing the symposium on Nanostructured Coatings, Surfaces & Films.