Shall have jurisdiction over the following subject matters: all matters relating to science policy and science education; the Office of Science and Technology Policy; all scientific research, and scientific and engineering resources (including human resources); all matters relating to science, technology, engineering and mathematics education; intergovernmental mechanisms for research, development, and demonstration and cross-cutting programs; international scientific cooperation; National Science Foundation; university research policy, including infrastructure and overhead; university research partnerships, including those with industry; science scholarships; computing, communications, networking, and information technology; research and development relating to health, biomedical, and nutritional programs; research, development, and demonstration relating to nanoscience, nanoengineering, and nanotechnology; agricultural, geological, biological and life sciences research; materials research, development, demonstration, and policy; all matters relating to competitiveness, technology, standards, and innovation; standardization of weights and measures, including technical standards, standardization, and conformity assessment; measurement, including the metric system of measurement; the Technology Administration of the Department of Commerce; the National Institute of Standards and Technology; the National Technical Information Service; competitiveness, including small business competitiveness; tax, antitrust, regulatory and other legal and governmental policies related to technological development and commercialization; technology transfer, including civilian use of defense technologies; patent and intellectual property policy; international technology trade; research, development, and demonstration activities of the Department of Transportation; surface and water transportation research, development, and demonstration programs; earthquake programs and fire research programs, including those related to wildfire proliferation research and prevention; biotechnology policy; research, development, demonstration, and standards-related activities of the Department of Homeland Security; Small Business Innovation Research and Technology Transfer; voting technologies and standards; other appropriate matters as referred by the Chair; and relevant oversight.


Recent Activity

December 2017

Date Title
12/13/17 Subcommittee on Research and Technology Hearing - Head Health Challenge: Preventing Head Trauma from Football Field to Shop Floor to Battlefield
12/6/17 Subcommittee on Research and Technology Hearing - From Lab to Market: A Review of NSF Innovation Corps

November 2017

Date Title
11/2/17 Subcommittee on Research and Technology Hearing - Putting Food on the Table – A Review of the Importance of Agriculture Research

October 2017

Date Title
10/24/17 Subcommittee on Research & Technology and Subcommittee on Energy Hearing - American Leadership in Quantum Technology
10/11/17 Subcommittee on Oversight and Subcommittee on Research and Technology Hearing - NIST’s Physical Security Vulnerabilities: A GAO Undercover Review

September 2017

Date Title
9/28/17 Joint Subcommittee on Research and Technology and Subcommittee on Space Hearing - The Great American Eclipse: To Totality and Beyond

July 2017

Date Title
7/26/17 Research and Technology Subcommittee Hearing- STEM and Computer Science Education: Preparing the 21st Century Workforce
7/12/17 Subcommittee on Research and Technology Hearing- U.S. Fire Administration and Fire Grant Programs Reauthorization: Examining Effectiveness and Priorities

June 2017

Date Title
6/28/17 Joint Subcommittee on Energy and Subcommittee on Research and Technology Hearing- Material Science: Building the Future
6/15/17 Joint Subcommittee on Oversight and Subcommittee on Research and Technology Hearing- Bolstering the Government’s Cybersecurity: Lessons Learned from WannaCry