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Marchant appointed to National Academies committee
The National Research Council has appointed ASU Regents’ Professor
to a seat on a committee of The National Academies that is assessing technologies and programs for reducing fuel consumption in medium- and heavy-duty vehicles. It is the fourth committee of The National Research Council on which Marchant has served.
The Committee on the Assessment of Technologies for Reducing the Fuel Consumption of Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicles, Phase 2, will continue the work the Council in done in this area for the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
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The other National Research Council committees on which Marchant has served are the Committee on Assessment of Solid State Lighting, the Committee on State Practices in Setting Mobile Source Emissions Standards and the Committee on Applications of Toxicogenomic Technologies to Predictive Toxicology and Risk Assessment.
Marchant is Faculty Director of the College of Law’s Center for Law, Science & Innovation, Regents’ Professor and Lincoln Professor of Emerging Technologies, Law and Ethics, and Senior Sustainability Scientist in the ASU Global Institute of Sustainability. His research interests include the use of genetic information in environmental regulation, risk and the precautionary principle, legal aspects of personalized medicine, and regulation of emerging technologies such as nanotechnology, neuroscience and biotechnology. Marchant teaches courses in Environmental Law, Law, Science & Technology, Genetics and the Law, Biotechnology: Science, Law and Policy, and Nanotechnology Law & Policy.