Panel Discussion: Do principles of rational design support nanotechnology-enabled product development? Do they ensure greater benefit and decreased risk to health and environment?

C.R. Welch, R. Hurt
ERDC Information Technology Laboratory’s (ITL), US Army and Brown University, US

Keywords: Nanomaterials, Risk Assessment, Nanotoxicology, hazard assessment

Summary:

Premise: Do principles of rational design support nanotechnology-enabled product development, ensure greater benefit, and decreased risk to health and environment? Panelists will be Bob Welch leading the discussion in favor of the premise and Bob Hurt leading the discussion in opposition to the premise. Platform speakers will assist in the debate.