The proposed program will take place at Caltech over a two-week period. It consists of a total of 27 classroom lectures, 27 hours of hands-on computer instruction, 7 hours of workshop results presentations, 3 poster sessions, and two plenary talks by invited speakers. Two social events, dinners, are planned. All visitors will be hosted at a hotel within walking distance from Caltech.

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Recommended Reading:

General: by Eric Drexler.

  1. Unbounding the Future : the Nanotechnology Revolution

  2. Engines of Creation

For Technical content:

  1. Nanosystems: Molecular Machinery, Manufacturing, and Computation. By K. Eric Drexler (xx + 556 pp., 200+ illustrations. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: New York, Chichester, Brisbane, Toronto, and Singapore. 1992)

and for molecular modeling:

  1. Understanding Molecular Simulations, de Daan Frenkel y Berend Smit (Academic Press).

For access to essays and societal issues:


Three lectures in the morning, 3-5 hours of hands-on computational work in the afternoon, plenary lectures (Week 1: Mon, Wed, Fri, Week 2: Mon, Wed) in the evening, after dinner. Evening Poster Sessions (Week 1 and 2: Tu, Th). Presentation of workshop results (Week 2: Friday).

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