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Proposal Review Panel for Materials Research; Notice of Meeting

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In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463 as amended), the National Science Foundation announces the following meeting:

Name: Site visit review of the Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) at the University of Minnesota by the Division of Materials Research (DMR) #1203.

Dates and Times: Feb 12, 2012; 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Feb 13, 2012; 7:45 a.m.-7:30 p.m., Feb 14, 2012; 8 a.m.-4:45 p.m.

Place: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.

Type of Meeting: Part open.

Contact Person: Dr. Thomas Rieker, Program Director, Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers Program, Division of Materials Research, Room 1065, National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22230, Telephone (703) 292-4914.

Purpose of Meeting: To provide advice and recommendations concerning further support of the MRSEC at the University of Minnesota.


Sunday, February 12, 2012

6 p.m.-7 p.m. Closed—Briefing of panel

7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Open—Poster Session

Monday, February 13, 2012

7:45 a.m.-3:45 p.m. Open—Review of the MRSEC

3:45 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Closed—Executive Session

6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Open—Dinner

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

8 a.m.-9 a.m. Closed—Executive session

9 a.m.-10:45 a.m. Open—Review of the MRSEC

10:45 a.m.-4:45 p.m. Closed—Executive Session, Draft and Review Report

Reason for Closing: The work being reviewed may include information of a proprietary or confidential nature, including technical information; financial data, such as salaries and personal information concerning individuals associated with the MRSEC. These matters are exempt under 5 U.S.C. 552 b(c), (4) and (6) of the Government in the Sunshine Act.

Dated: January 10, 2012.

Susanne Bolton,

Committee Management Officer.

[FR Doc. 2012-562 Filed 1-12-12; 8:45 am]