Annual Lindberg and King Lecture

Last week, I had the great privilege to deliver the second Annual Donald A. B. Lindberg and Donald West King Lecture, co-sponsored by the National Library of Medicine, a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Friends of the National Library of Medicine and the American Medical Informatics Association. Many thanks to NIH Director … Continue reading Annual Lindberg and King Lecture

Why this year’s solar eclipse is great for scientists and the start of something even greater

Excerpt of my op-ed in the Huffington Post Image credit: National Solar Observatory/AURA/NSF We are always looking at a bigger picture and how we can increase what we know about our universe. In 2020, one of our agency’s biggest undertakings will come to fruition as the NSF Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope (DKIST) comes online … Continue reading Why this year’s solar eclipse is great for scientists and the start of something even greater

This Saturday, I received the University of South Florida (USF)  President’s Global Leadership Award– USF highest international recognition. What an honor!To my right, USF president Judy Genshaft. Photo credit: NSF

International Collaborations: From Science Foundation Ireland to the World Economic Forum

NSF has always supported basic research that unravels fascinating mysteries and improves our understanding of the world. Integral to our success is collaboration and the exchange of information across broad communities. Last November, I visited Ireland to discuss NSF’s very productive relationship with Science Foundation Ireland (SFI), including the exciting collaboration between NSF Engineering Research … Continue reading International Collaborations: From Science Foundation Ireland to the World Economic Forum