US President Joe Biden nominated Indian-American scientist Dr Arati Prabhakar, to head the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) as Director. The Indian-American community hailed the decision by President Biden as a 'historic event'.
"Dr Prabhakar is a brilliant and highly-respected engineer and applied physicist and will lead the Office of Science and Technology Policy to leverage science, technology, and innovation to expand our possibilities, solve our toughest challenges, and make the impossible possible," said US President Joe Biden.
Dr Prabhakar, 63, is an engineer and applied physicist with extensive management and leadership credentials. Prabhakar was three when her family immigrated to the United States from Delhi. They first moved to Chicago and then settled in Lubbock, Texas, when