ERIC Number: ED328428
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-May-8
Reference Count: N/A
Shortage of Engineers and Scientists. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Science, Technology, and Space of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. United States Senate One Hundred First Congress, Second Session on Training Scientists and Engineers for the Year 2000--The National Science Foundation's Role.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
This document is the transcript of a Congressional hearing focusing on the status of the training of scientists and engineers in the United States and the role of the federal government in the improvement of this situation. Included are opening statements from Senators Albert Gore, Jr. (Tennessee), Robert W. Kasten, Jr. (Wisconsin), and Larry Pressler (South Dakota); and prepared statements and testimony from Dr. Richard C. Atkinson (American Association for the Advancement of Science), Erich Bloch (National Science Foundation), Donna E. Shalala (University of Wisconsin), and Dr. Alvin W. Trivelpiece (Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Martin Marietta Energy Systems). (CW)
Descriptors: College Science, Demand Occupations, Engineering Education, Federal Legislation, Females, Government Role, Hearings, Higher Education, Labor Needs, Labor Supply, Minority Groups, Organizations (Groups), Science Education, Supply and Demand
Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Identifiers: Congress 101st; National Science Foundation