SPIE Engineering, Science and Technology Policy Committee Chair Robert Lieberman, also found the message well-received, evidenced by penetrating questions about the specific needs of our community and a large number of requests for follow-up meetings.
“There is as growing realization in Washington that to remain competitive in the modern world, the U.S. must have a coherent policy focused on maintaining our nation’s technological leadership,” Lieberman said. “Last week’s visits brought awareness on Capitol Hill that enhancing photonics, ‘the electronics of the 21st century,’ must be a key part of this policy.”
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