Science & Technology Policy Fellow, Education & Workforce Development
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Dr. Matthew Garcia received his PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Kentucky, and after completing his postdoctoral work, he participated in the AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship for two years, at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), where he is now currently an Oak Ridge Institute of Science (ORISE) Science and Technology Policy Fellow for the Department of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) at DOE. Dr. Garcia works on the analysis of federal investments in energy and advanced manufacturing workforce training, strategic planning and program coordination as it relates to energy education and energy workforce initiatives that support EERE and DOE’s mission and strategic plan specifically, but in general to national and international assessments and analysis of science, technology, and education policies.
Energy 101: Promoting Energy Education in the Nation’s Colleges and Universities
June 25, 2014
Increasing opportunities for community college and university students to learn about energy and ensuring the nation maintains a strong technical w...
Educated and Equipped: Community Colleges Providing Technical Training for America’s Future Scientists and Engineers
May 27, 2014
Interested in working in clean energy and advanced manufacturing? Learn about the Advanced Technological Education program, which aims to...Learn More
Educated and Equipped: Energy & Manufacturing Training
May 8, 2014
A well-trained workforce is essential to moving the nation’s clean energy economy forward. Find out how one program is making a big impact in...Learn More
We're Data Jammin': Building Interactive Educational Materials to Teach Energy
April 4, 2014
In a digital world of mobile apps, internet games, and social media, teachers can find it difficult to keep students focused - especially on the...Learn More