Shall have jurisdiction over the following subject matters: All matters relating to science policy and STEM education; competitiveness, technology, standards, and innovation; National Science Foundation; The National Institute of Standards and Technology; The Office of Science and Technology Policy; The National Technical Information Service; Research, development, and demonstration activities of the Department of Transportation; Research, development, demonstration, and standards-related activities of the Department of Homeland Security; Innovation programs at the Economic Development Administration of the Department of Commerce; Intergovernmental mechanisms for research, development, and demonstration and cross-cutting programs; All scientific research, and scientific and engineering resources (including human resources); All matters relating to science, technology, engineering and mathematics education,including matters related to diversity in STEM; Technology transfer, including civilian use of defense technologies; Emerging technology policy, including biotechnology, artificial intelligence, and quantum; Small Business Innovation Research and Technology Transfer; International scientific cooperation; Standardization of weights and measures, including technical standards, standardization, and conformity assessment; Measurement, including the metric system of measurement; Competitiveness, including small business competitiveness; Tax, antitrust, regulatory and other legal and governmental policies as they relate to technological development and commercialization; Patent and intellectual property policy; International technology trade; University research policy, including infrastructure and overhead; University research partnerships, including those with industry;  Science scholarships; Surface and water transportation research, development, and demonstration programs; Earthquake programs, windstorm programs, and fire research programs, including those related to wildfire proliferation research and prevention; Voting and elections systems technologies and standards; 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; Other appropriate matters as referred by the Chairman; and relevant oversight.


Republican Members

Democratic Members

Ranking Member Haley Stevens (D-MI)

Rep. Andrea Salinas (D-OR)

Rep. Kevin Mullin (D-CA)

Rep. Emilia Sykes (D-OH)

Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR)

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