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Indian-American scientist to become the Head of America’s top Science funding body
21/06/2020 08:55 AM | Click to read full article
The US Senate has confirmed eminent Indian-American scientist Dr Sethuraman Panchanathan as the Director of the National Science Foundation, a top American body supporting fundamental research in non-medical fields of science and engineering. His unanimous confirmation on Friday by the US Senate is rare in the current Congress and reflective of his popularity as a top scientist.
Panchanathan's years of experience in research and academia have prepared him for this role.