Office of Science and Technology Poilcy

Trump nominates Droegemeier as long-awaited pick for director of OSTP

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 weeks ago

Kelvin K. Droegemeier is a meteorologist by training. The job would not be his first taste of public service.

Trump White House releases new R&D priorities list for 2020

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 weeks ago

The annual agency budgeting guidance outlines eight areas of interest, including artificial intelligence, quantum information science and drones.

OSTP forms new subcommittee to focus on quantum technology

by Carten Cordell • 2 months ago

Officials said the new panel's goal will be to create a national agenda on quantum information science, address U.S. economic and national security implications from the technology and coordinate federal policy.

FAA ‘overly conservative’ in approach to drones, report says

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 months ago

The agency is saying no to drones more than it says yes, the report suggests, which is risky because of all the promise the technology holds — for public safety, product delivery, inspection of remote assets and more.

White House announces creation of Select Committee on Artificial Intelligence

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 months ago

The committee, made up of federal research and development leaders, will serve to "improve the coordination of Federal efforts related to AI to ensure continued U.S. leadership in this field."

AI at the White House: Companies, academics to discuss what’s next

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 4 months ago

The summit led by the Office of Science and Technology Policy will consider "policies to fully realize the promise of AI for the American people."