Rupa Iyer Named Program Director at NSF

Founding director of biotechnology programs and associate dean in the University of Houston College of Technology, Dr. Rupa Iyer, has been appointed program director for the National Science Foundation (NSF) Education and Human Resources (EHR) Directorate, which supports science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education.  Iyer’s one-year position began in September 2017 at the NSF in Alexandria, VA and Washington, D.C metropolitan area.

$2.1 Million Grant Will Spread Innovative Program to Other Institutions

Rupa Iyer, principal investigator on the grant and founding director of the biotechnology program in the UHCollege of Technology, will implement the key components of the UH biotech program, including an environmental sampling research module, at five institutions: Rochester Institute of Technology, Southern Utah Univer

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