Tag Archives: National Science Board

NSF Officials Emphasize Importance of Budget, Collaboration to Drive Science & Engineering Advancements

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Leaders of the National Science Foundation and its policymaking body, the National Science Board, said at a House Research and Technology subcommittee hearing Wednesday that President Biden's fiscal 2022 discretionary budget proposal supports agency work across the science and engineering (S&E) fields. At the same meeting, Ellen Ochoa, chair of NSF’s National Science Board, overviewed a 10-year roadmap for the national S&E enterprise.

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Maxar Names Dr. Heather Wilson to Board of Directors; Dan Jablonsky Quoted

Dr. Heather Wilson

Maxar Technologies has appointed Dr. Heather Wilson, two-time Wash100 Award recipient, to the company’s Board of Directors to serve as director for a term expiring at the Maxar’s 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, when she will stand for election by the stockholders. “We are extraordinarily pleased to welcome Dr. Wilson to Maxar’s Board,” said Maxar chairman Gen. (Ret.) Howell Estes III. “

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Sethuraman Panchanathan Confirmed as NSF Director

Dr. Panchanathan

Sethuraman Panchanathan has been confirmed to serve as director of the National Science Foundation (NSF). Prior to his appointment, Panchanathan held the roles of executive vice president for Knowledge Enterprise Development and chief research and innovation officer at Arizona State University.

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Battelle Awarded Extension from National Science Foundation to Operate the National Ecological Observatory Network; Mike Janus Quoted

Battelle announced on Tuesday that the National Science Foundation (NSF) has extended the company’s cooperative agreement to continue operating the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) through the beginning of fiscal year 2022. 

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Kelvin Droegemeier Confirmed as Office of Science & Technology Policy Director

The Senate on Tuesday confirmed Kelvin Droegemeier, a former member of the National Science Board, as director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, Federal Times reported Thursday. President Donald Trump announced in late July his intent to nominate Droegemeier for the lead role at OSTP.

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