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Bhavya Lal

IDA Science and Technology Policy Institute
Research Staff Member
Bhavya Lal, Ph.D., is a researcher at the IDA Science and Technology Policy Institute (STPI), a Federally Funded Research and Development Center established by Congress to support the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and other executive branch agencies. At STPI, Dr. Lal leads analysis of space technology, strategy, and policy for OSTP, the National Space Council, NASA, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, Federal Aviation Administration, and other space-oriented Federal agencies and departments. Before joining STPI, Dr. Lal was president of C-STPS LLC, a science and technology policy research and consulting firm. Prior to that, she was the Director of the Center for Science and Technology Policy Studies at Abt Associates.She is currently the co-chair of the National Academy of Science (NAS) Committee on the State of U.S. Electronic Parts Radiation Testing Infrastructure for Space Applications, and was previously vice-chair and member of NAS committees on Achieving Science Goals with CubeSats and 3D Printing in Space, respectively. She serves on the NOAA Advisory Committee on Commercial Remote Sensing (ACCRES), and on the UN Committee on Space Research (COSPAR) to develop an international scientific roadmap for small satellites. She co-organizes a seminar series on space history and policy with the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum.

My Speakers Sessions

Thursday, September 27

12:30pm EDT