Federal Relations

December 19, 2019

New NSF Director to be Nominated

Today, the President announced the intent to nominate Sethuraman Panchanathan of Arizona State University, to be the director of the National Science Foundation.

Currently, Panchanathan serves as the Executive Vice President and the Chief Research and Innovation Officer at ASU.

The NSF director serves a 6 year term. Current director, Dr. France A. Córdova, has served since March 2014.

Read the announcement here.