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Statement on the nomination of Arati Prabhakar to serve as White House OSTP Director

MIT President L. Rafael Reif released the following statement about the White House decision to nominate Arati Prabhakar to be the director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy:
"Arati would be an excellent choice to head OSTP.  As a former director of NIST and DARPA, she knows the ways of government well, she is highly respected, and she has proven to be a creative and effective manager of research and of people.  She has also devoted the last several years to thinking about the societal impacts of science and technology.  She has the skills, insights and connections to be able to handle the job effectively from day one."