Tag Archives: Richard Buckius

National Science Board Deliberates Regulatory Burden

The National Science Board (NSB) Working Group on Administrative Burdens reported on their progress addressing burdensome regulations that divert scientists’ efforts from their research during an August 12 and 13 meeting at the National Science Foundation (NSF). Working group chairman Arthur Bienenstock, PhD, began the session by describing NSB’s role in a number of existing efforts… Read More »

Obama Administration Nominates Two to Science Posts

On August 5, the White House nominated two scientists to positions at the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Department of Energy (DOE). As reported by AAAS, Richard Buckius, PhD, has been nominated to be Deputy Director at NSF. A mechanical engineer and professor at Purdue University, Buckius is currently serving as Chief Operating Officer… Read More »