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Policy@Tech Campus Partners are Georgia Tech faculty and administrators who currently serve or have served in a government administrative or policy position, on a government advisory board at a program level or above (including National Academy committees but not peer review committees), or in a consulting role with two or more agencies on policy issues.
Michael Best, associate professor in The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, has been appointed to the National Conference of Lawyers and Scientists (NCLS,) a joint committee of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and the American Bar Association's (ABA) Section of Sciency and Technology Law.
Helena Mitchell of the School of Public Policy has been appointed as a member of the Committee on Geotargeted Disaster Alerts and Warnings of the National Academies’ Computer Science and Telecommunications Board. The focus of the committee will be to hold a workshop to examine current knowledge and research on geotargeted disaster alerts and warnings to improve the effectiveness of alerts and warnings with greater geographical precision.
Jan Youtie of the School of Public Policy was in Washington, D.C. on February 19 to give a presentation titled “Time to reassess the promise of nanotechnology? An analysis of research, developments and commercialization” at the Consortium for Science, Policy & Outcomes (CSPO).
Susan Cozzens, Vice Provost for Graduate Education and Faculty Affairs and Professor in the School of Public Policy, was in Washington, D.C. on February 13-14 to participate in the first meeting of the National Research Council’s Committee on Globalization of Science & Technology: Opportunities and Challenges for the Department of Defense meeting (see report above for summary of the meeting).
Gary May, Dean of the College of Engineering, was in Washington, D.C. on February 12-13 to participate in the American Society for Engineering Education’s Deans Public Policy Colloquium. The topic of this year’s colloquium was Advanced Manufacturing. The second day included Hill visits and Dean May met with the new Chairman of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee, minority staff for the House Science, Space and Technology Committee and staff for the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee.