ASME Applauds President’s Nomination of OSTP Director

Aug. 3, 2018

ASME applauds the President’s announcement of the nomination of Dr. Kelvin Droegemeier as Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP). OSTP plays a critical role in advising the President and federal agencies on science and technology policy issues. “Whether it’s how to leverage the benefits of new technologies in advanced manufacturing or how to manage threats to our cyber and physical infrastructure, strong leadership at OSTP helps the United States remain a leader in global innovation. ASME looks forward to continuing our work on emerging technology issues with OSTP,” said Thomas Costabile, ASME’s Executive Director.

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