Friday, May 27, 2022 - 1:00pm
Reitz Union Chamber, Ground Floor

The University of Florida is honored to welcome National Science Foundation Director Sethuraman Panchanathan to Gainesville for a conversation about NSF's priorities and opportunities for researchers.

"For faculty, students and staff who are supported by or plan to seek research funding from the National Science Foundation, this is a great opportunity to hear from the agency's leader regarding current and future plans for NSF," said UF Vice President for Research David Norton. "I encourage them to attend."

A computer scientist and engineer, Panchanathan is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the National Academy of Inventors. Prior to overseeing the $8.8 billion agency as its 15th director, Panchanathan was executive vice president of Arizona State University's Knowledge Enterprise, where he was also chief research and innovation officer. He has served on the National Science Board and the National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and led the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities' Council on Research.