NSPE Supports Fundamental Science and Engineering Research

Thursday, March 29, 2012

NSPE Senior Manager of Government Relations Sarah Ogden participated in a Coalition for National Science Funding congressional briefing on the importance of fundamental science and engineering research to technological advances in the marketplace. Speakers included National Science Foundation Director Subra Suresh, NSF Engineering Directorate Assistant Director Thomas Peterson, Reps. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX-18) and Dan Lipinski (D-IL-3), and National Academy of Sciences Director of Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Charles Wessner. NSPE is a member of CNSF, an alliance of more than 125 organizations united by a concern for the future of the national engineering, science, and mathematics professions. CNSF supports increasing national investment in the National Science Foundation's research and education programs.