National Science Board (NSB)

National Science Foundation Director Sethuraman Panchanathan testifies during a Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation hearing in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 4, 2023. (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images)

‘Devastating’ NSF funding cuts present a ‘national security issue,’ officials tell House panel

The director of the National Science Foundation and chair emeritus of the National Science Board emphasized the need for funding in the wake of appropriations cuts.
WASHINGTON, DC – APRIL 21: U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks on Russia and Ukraine from the Roosevelt Room of the White House April 21, 2022 in Washington, DC. Biden announced an additional $800 million in military aid to Ukraine during his remarks. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Biden appoints two new research scientists to National Science Board 

Victor McCrary and Julia Philips join the board, which establishes the policies of the National Science Foundation.