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Company Overview of The National Science Foundation

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Key Executives for The National Science Foundation

Deputy Head of Polar Programs
Head of Directorate - Biological Sciences
Advisor to the Small Business Innovation Research Program
Age: 46
Assistant Director of Directorate for Education and Human Resources
Atmospheric Research Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

The National Science Foundation Key Developments

Katherine Gross Joins as Chair of National Science Foundation Advisory Committee for Biological Sciences

Katherine Gross, MSU Professor of Plant Biology and director of the W.K. Kellogg Biological Station, has been appointed chair of the Advisory Committee for Biological Sciences of the National Science Foundation. The BIO advisory committee provides advice and recommendations to the NSF on support for research, education and human resources in the biological sciences. As the chair, Gross will serve as the lead liaison to the NSF Biological Sciences director and will oversee a committee of more than 20 members. Her current appointment as chair will last until April 2017.

National Science Foundation Appoints Alexander Leonessa as Director for the General and Age Related Disabilities Program

Alexander Leonessa, associate professor of mechanical engineering at Virginia Tech, has joined the National Science Foundation as NSF Director for the General and Age Related Disabilities Program for a two-year period.

The National Science Foundation Appoints James L. Olds as Assistant Director for the Directorate for Biological Sciences

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has selected George Mason University's James L. Olds to serve as assistant director for the Directorate for Biological Sciences (BIO). Olds is a director and chief academic unit officer at the Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study, a position he has held for 15 years. He is also the Shelley Krasnow University Professor of Molecular Neuroscience.

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