How the National Science Foundation is dealing with a big budget increase

Thanks to last year’s legislation to help the semiconductor industry, the National Science Foundation was given $9.9 billion in its record budget for fiscal 2023. Already the NSF has widened its collaboration with the Energy Department, established partnerships with four big semiconductor companies, and even launched a new artificial intelligence institute devoted to speech pathology. To get the details, Federal Drive host Tom Temin spoke with NSF director Dr. Sethuraman Panchanatha.
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