Office of Science and Technology Policy
As DoD’s Chief Technology Officer, the Under Secretary for Research and Engineering is the primary DoD point of contact for the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP). The OUSD R&E manages DoD’s engagement with OSTP, to include participation in the National Science and Technology Council (NSTC)’s six primary committees: S&T Enterprise, Environment, Homeland and National Security, Science, STEM Education, and Technology, as well as their respective subcommittees and working groups.
HSD is the DoD representative or action officer for eight NSTC Subcommittees under the Committee on Science, Committee on Technology, Committee on Homeland and National Security, Committee on Environment, and Committee on S&T Enterprise. HSD works to ensure all relevant Services and DoD subject matter experts and stakeholders have awareness of and a voice at these executive level, interagency Subcommittees, promoting coordinated DoD engagement with OSTP.
Committee on Homeland and National Security
Committee on Environment
- Interagency Arctic Research and Policy Council (IARPC)
- Ocean Science and Technology (OST)