30 April 2024

Call for Experts: National Academies Committee on Astronomy and Astrophysics

Kelsie Krafton

Kelsie Krafton Space Studies Board of the NAS

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is seeking recommendations for experts to be considered for the membership rotation or other engagement with the Committee on Astronomy and Astrophysics (CAA), a committee of the Space Studies Board. The CAA is an open platform for discussing issues related to astronomy and astrophysics with the research community, the federal government, and the public. The committee is dedicated to supporting scientific progress in the field of astronomy and astrophysics by providing advice to the federal government on implementing recommendations from the decadal survey.

Learn more about the activity here

The National Academies are committed to enhancing diversity and inclusion in order to strengthen the quality of our work. Diverse perspectives contribute to finding innovative approaches and solutions to challenging issues. We encourage the suggestion of experts who reflect the populations we serve and also welcome in particular suggestions of experts from underrepresented racial, ethnic, gender, and sexual identity groups, people with disabilities, and early- and mid-career professionals.

We invite you to submit your suggestions by 14 May 2024 at 11:59 pm.