PODCAST | A New Way to Fund Science with Meaningful Impacts: Ibrahim Mohedas

Author(s)

Chris Parsons

Ibrahim Mohedas earned his masters and doctoral degrees from the University of Michigan. His doctoral research, supported through a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, focused on the use of ethnographic techniques during the design of medical devices for low- and middle-income countries, collecting data in healthcare settings in Ethiopia, Ghana and Rwanda. Dr. Ibrahim is currently a AAAS S&T Policy Fellow in the Office of the Convergence Accelerator at the National Science Foundation. The Convergence Accelerator program funds innovative new research that brings together scientists with diverse stakeholder groups to produce projects with societal impact. Ibrahim talks about his career journey and this innovative new way of funding scientific projects that have major real-world impacts.

 

Participants

Ibrahim Mohedas, Ph.D., Mechanical engineering

2019-21 Executive Branch Fellow at the US National Science Foundation

Host

Chris Parsons, Ph.D., Ocean conservation science
2020-2021 Executive Branch Fellow at the National Science Foundation
Twitter: @ecmparsons

Editor

Ashley Scarlett, Ph.D., Marine biologist and science communication specialist
Twitter: @DrScarlettSmash

Producer/Executive Producer

Chris Parsons, Ph.D., Ocean conservation science
2020-2021 Executive Branch Fellow at the US National Science Foundation
Twitter: @ecmparsons

 

Image: NSF


Source URL: https://www.aaaspolicyfellowships.org/blog/podcast-new-way-fund-science-meaningful-impacts-ibrahim-mohedas

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