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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 (NSF) announces the following meeting:

Name and Committee Code: Proposal Review Panel for Materials Research—Partnership for Research and Education in Materials, University of Puerto Rico at Humacao (UPRH) (#1203) Site Visit

Date and Time: August 17, 2017; 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.; August 18, 2017; 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Place: University of Puerto Rico at Humacao, PR 908, Humacao, 00792 Puerto Rico.

Type of Meeting: Part-Open.

Contact Person: Dr. Jose Caro, Program Director, Partnership for Research and Education in Materials, PREM. Division of Materials Research, Room 1065, National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22230; Telephone (703) 292-4914.

Purpose of Meeting: NSF site visit to provide advice and recommendations concerning further NSF support for the Center.


Thursday, August 17, 2017

7:15 a.m.  Bus leaves Hotel in Palmas del Mar, Humacao to UPRH

7:45 a.m.-8:15 a.m. Continental Breakfast Executive Session for Site Visit Team. (Closed)

8:15 a.m.-8:30 a.m. Break

8:30 a.m.-8:45 a.m. Welcome and Overview by Administration

8:45 a.m.-9:30 a.m. PI's Overview of PREM

9:30 a.m.-9:45 a.m. Q&A for PI's and Administrator's Overviews

9:45 a.m.-10:15 a.m. Partner Institutions Interactions Q&A

10:15 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Break

10:30 a.m.-12:00 a.m. Research Presentations/Q&A

12:00 p.m.-12:15 p.m. Q&A for Science Presentations

12:15 p.m.-1:15 p.m. Lunch with students and post docs (no faculty).

1:15 p.m.-2:15 p.m. Facilities Overview and Visit

2:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m. Visiting Team with University Management (Closed)

2:45 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Poster Session with refreshments

4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Executive session—SV Team only (Closed)

5:00 p.m.-5:45 p.m. SV Team meets with PREM Management Team

5:45 p.m. Adjourn

6:00 p.m. Bus leaves from Natural Sciences Building for dinner

6:30 p.m. Dinner (Panel and Faculty): El Makito Restaurant, Naguabo,PR

9:00 p.m. Bus leaves Restaurant to Hotel (Approximate time)

Friday, August 18, 2017

7:00 a.m. Bus leaves hotel to UPRH

7:30 a.m.-8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast

8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m. Education and Outreach Activities

9:30 a.m.-9:45 a.m. Q&A for Educational and Outreach Presentations

9:45 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Break

10:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m. Executive Sessions for Site Visit Team only (Closed)

11:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m. NFS Debriefing with PREM PI

12:00 p.m. End of Site Visit

12:00 p.m. Working Lunch for Site Visit Team

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

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Dated: July 17, 2017.

Crystal Robinson,

Committee Management Officer.

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[FR Doc. 2017-15264 Filed 7-19-17; 8:45 am]