The PI, Prof. William A. Goddard III, will be assisted by an Organizing Committee composed formally of three lecturers from the U.S. Dr. Mario Blanco and Dr. Mamadou Diallo senior staff members at Caltech and Dr. Sergio Aragon at SFSU. Colombia's regional organizer is Dr. Andres Jaramillo-Botero, Dean, School of Engineering, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Cali, Colombia. Mexico's regional organizer is Dr. Carlos Lira, Director, Molecular Engineering Division, Instituto Mexicano del Petroleo. Dr. Adrián Francisco Gil, PhD, Director, Department of Chemistry, Universidad Del Valle is the regional organizer for Guatemala. Additional lecturers and a large number of students from these countries and a 50% complement from the USA will participate. Academic and industrial sectors are represented in the PASI Regional Organizing Committee.