The availability of faster, more flexible screening tools will
enable a more nimble response to daily exposures as well as
spills and other hazards, as well as reduce the risk to the general public by informing WWT processes and the waste handling of industrial ENM-related byproducts. Additionally, the
learning gained from field-based research has the potential
to impact not only the thousands of semiconductor workers,
but also the hundreds of thousands of workers employed by
participating companies’ manufacturing facilities, and can
be bridged to other industrial sectors and/or other types of
worksites where ENMs are handled. Exposure assessment
findings may also inform better design principles in constructing and managing facilities that use or produce ENMs.
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Sara A. Brenner, MD, MPH is Assistant Vice President for
NanoHealth Initiatives, Assistant Professor of Nanobioscience at
the College of Nanoscale Science & Engineering, State University
of New York. Dr. Brenner is a preventive medicine physician
whose research focuses on occupational and environmental
health and safety of engineered nanomaterials by advancing
occupational risk assessment strategies, monitoring materials that
may impact public health, and developing industrial standards
for product safety. email@example.com
Michael Liehr, PhD is Executive Vice President of Innovation
and Technology, Vice President for Research at the College of
Nanoscale Science & Engineering, State University of New York.
Dr. Liehr focuses on the creation of new business opportunities and
manages integrated industry-university consortia and public-pri-
vate partnerships and is responsible for operation of the CNSE core
strategic semiconductor and packaging partnership engagements,
including the IBM, GLOBALFOUNDRIES, SEMATECH, AMAT,
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