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05/02/2003 3:00 PM 66-110
Nance Dicciani, President & CEO, Specialty Materials, Honeywell

Description: Nance Dicciani gives an overview of the state of the chemical industry and mega trends affecting the future of the industry. Topics include the role of the chemical industry in the dramatic increase in life expectancy, the volume of sales dollars committed to R&D, and the impact of nanotechnology . Other topics include why it is important to "get China right" for any global industry, and the implications for the growth in the number of microprocessors in the average American home.

About the Speaker(s): Nance Dicciani is President and CEO of Specialty Materials, a strategic business group of Honeywell that serves as a world leader in the production of nylon, polyester, polyethylene, fluorocarbons, caprolactam, electronic materials and specialty chemicals. She holds a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from Villanova University, a M.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Virginia and a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. She also received an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She currently serves as a vice president of SCI, the Society of Chemical Industry.

Host(s): School of Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering

Tape #: T16071

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