Matthew Tirrell to testify before Congress on Materials Science

On Wednesday, June 28, at 9am (Central), IME Pritzker Director Matthew Tirrell, in his Argonne National Laboratory Deputy Laboratory Director for Science and Chief Research Officer capacity, will be testifying before the U.S. House Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittee on Energy (Randy Weber (R-TX), Chairman) and the Subcommittee on Research and Technology (Barbara Comstock (R-VA), Chairman) on Materials Science: Building the Future.

Other witnesses expected to testify include: 

Dr. Laurie Locascio, Acting Associate Director for Laboratory Programs and Director of NIST Material Measurement Laboratory
Dr. Adam Schwartz, Director, Ames Laboratory
Dr. Fred Higgs, John and Ann Doerr Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Rice University
 
The hearing is scheduled to be webcast and should be available at the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology website at the following link: https://science.house.gov/legislation/hearings/joint-subcommittee-energy-and-subcommittee-research-and-technology-hearing

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