White House science adviser Droegemeier visits Rice

Kelvin Droegemeier, the director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and the science adviser to President Donald Trump, visited Rice’s Baker Institute for Public Policy Nov. 12 to discuss recent advances in science and technology and his plans to promote coordination and collaboration between government, industry and academia. His visit included a public talk and meetings with Rice students and administrators, including President David Leebron, interim Provost Seiichi Matsuda and deans.

This event was part of the Civic Scientist Lecture Series, sponsored by the Baker Institute Science and Technology Policy Program and the Harold E. Rorschach Jr. Memorial Lecture Series and organized by Rice’s Department of Physics and Astronomy. Additional support for the series is provided by Rice’s George R. Brown School of Engineering and Wiess School of Natural Sciences.

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