Sethuraman Panchanathan

Indian-American scientist Dr. Sethuraman Panchanathan to lead National Science Foundation in US

U.S. President Donald Trump has picked Indian-American computer scientist Sethuraman Panchanathan to lead the prestigious National Science Foundation.

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is a U.S. government agency that supports fundamental research and education in all the non-medical fields of science and engineering. Its medical counterpart is the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Dr. Panchanathan, who completed his bachelor’s degree in University of Madras, is currently the Chief Research and Innovation Officer at the Arizona State University

Source: The Hindu