Former petroleum secretary Tarun Kumar has been appointed as an advisor to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Arun Majumdar, Indian-American material scientist, engineer and professor, has been named the inaugural dean of Stanford University’s new school that focuses on climate change and sustainability.
Shanti Sethi, a trailblazing Indian-American Navy veteran, has joined US Vice-President Kamala Harris’s office as her executive secretary and defense adviser (this is news of 19th April)
Conservation biologist Kamal Bawa has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences. Bawa is the president of the Bengaluru-based ATREE as well as an elected fellow of the Royal Society (London) and the American Philosophical Society.
Nand Mulchandani, an Indian-American Silicon Valley IT expert, has been appointed as the Central Intelligence Agency’s (CIA) first-ever Chief Technology Officer.