Professional Staff Member, House Committee on Science, Space and Technology
Tanya Das is a Professional Staff Member on the Energy Subcommittee of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee, where she covers a range of issues in energy research and development policy including industrial emissions, advanced manufacturing, grid modernization, energy storage, and technology transfer. Prior to joining the committee, she was an AAAS Congressional Fellow in the office of Senator Chris Coons where she supported the Senator’s work on advancing U.S. economic competitiveness.
Prior to the AAAS fellowship Tanya obtained a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Santa Barbara and an B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Concurrently with obtaining her Ph.D., Tanya explored issues in STEM higher education through her work in program evaluation and was also part of the workforce development team for the American Institute for Manufacturing Integrated Photonics, a Manufacturing USA Institute.
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