This fall, STPF anticipates welcoming three additional fellows jointly sponsored by a collective of new partner societies. These fellows will have experience in areas including causal inference and machine learning to help meet a rising demand for data science expertise in the government.
By Kathleen O’Neil
By Andrea Korte
This fall, the AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships program is sending 271 scientists and engineers to work for a year in the federal government. The program’s goal of contributing scientific expertise to federal policy is timelier than ever, its organizers say.
Ali Nouri, 2008-09 AAAS Congressional Science & Engineering Fellow, is doing the “comedians in cars” concept one better. He takes scientists an...
Ali Nouri, 2008-09 AAAS Congressional Science & Engineering Fellow, is doing the “comedians in cars” concept one better. He takes scientists and policy experts up 4,000 feet in a Cessna 172 to talk “big ideas in small planes,” as his YouTube channel puts it.
“I figured people would be more likely to tune into a conversation between policymakers flying around versus sitting across the desk from one another,” said Nouri.