News of the WeekNewsmaker Interview: Subra Suresh

A World of Changes Prepares Subra Suresh to Tackle Change at NSF

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Science  19 Nov 2010:
Vol. 330, Issue 6007, pp. 1034-1035
DOI: 10.1126/science.330.6007.1034

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How will the new director of the U.S. National Science Foundation, Subra Suresh, fare in the current politically charged climate? Science administrators familiar with him say he will need to apply his knowledge and passion for research, along with his broad view of science and technology, to working with the entire scientific community, as well as Congress and the Administration. Last week, in his first public interview since taking office, Suresh indicated that he's already begun to do exactly that.