Reflections on communication and leadership

Grant A. Knappe*

Edited by Friederike M. C. Benning, Soumya Kannan, Kevin P. McDermott, and Bertrand J. Neyhouse

Editor’s Note | Aug. 29 2022


DOI: 10.38105/spr.dys98zdagv/


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Article Summary

Volume III of the MIT Science Policy Review comes at a time of fantastic and rapid technological advancements, and with prospects that this will impact our lives for the better. I reflect on my time in leadership in hopes of inspiring the future members of the Review to continue to press forward towards positively impacting our scientific institutions and society.

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Grant A. Knappe

Department of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

Department of Biological Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

Editor-in-Chief, MIT Science Policy Review, Cambridge, MA