Season 1 | Episode 4Sethuraman Panchanathan: The Scientific Spirit


“Dr. Panch,” as he’s known, is the new Director of the National Science Foundation. He supervises over $8 billion of federal investment in research. To make that investment count, among his goals is inspiring the “spirit of science” in the young and under-represented—and encouraging the curiosity that can lead to the unexpected. Or, as he says. “looking for coal and finding a diamond.”

Published Thursday, November 05, 2020 7:28 PM

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