B. Ashley Zauderer

National Science Foundation — Program Director, Division of Astronomical Sciences

Dr. Ashley Zauderer is a Program Director in the Division of Astronomical Sciences within the Directorate for Mathematical and Physical Sciences at the National Science Foundation. Her primary responsibility is spectrum management, where she works to represent the scientific interests for protection and use of the electromagnetic spectrum both within the United States and internationally. In this role, she is the U.S. Head of Delegation to the Radio astronomy Working Party (7D) of the International Telecommunication Union. Dr. Zauderer helps to lead NSF’s Spectrum Innovation Initiative, a program designed to facilitate innovation and security in advanced wireless research, spectrum management, and passive uses of the spectrum. Dr. Zauderer also serves as the Program Officer overseeing the Arecibo Observatory.

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