|Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy|
|Science Advisor to the President|
|Assumed office |
|Preceded by||Eric Lander|
|Director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency|
July 30, 2012 – January 20, 2017
|Preceded by||Regina E. Dugan|
|Succeeded by||Steven Walker|
|Director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology|
|Preceded by||John Lyons|
|Succeeded by||Raymond Kammer|
|Born||February 2, 1959|
New Delhi, India
|Education||Texas Tech University (BS)|
California Institute of Technology (MS, PhD)
|Institutions||National Institute of Standards and Technology|
U.S. Venture Partners
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
|Thesis||Investigation of Deep Level Defects in Semiconductor Material Systems (1985)|
|Doctoral advisor||Thomas McGill|
In June 2022, Prabhaker was nominated to be Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) by President Joe Biden.
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