STEP Seminar: “Influencing Policy Through Science Writing”

26 Feb 2013
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

470 Stephens Hall

Event Type
Non-CSTMS Event

Michael Meltzer

Science writer Michael Meltzer will speak about Influencing Policy Through Science Writing. As a NASA writer, Michael wrote four books, including “When Biospheres Collide.” He currently freelances science writing.

Michael Meltzer has been writing books and articles about science and technology for over 30 years. He has investigated and written about NASA expeditions to Jupiter and Saturn, planetary environmental protection, solar house design, industrial pollution prevention, and the history of U.S. commercial fishing. Michael has degrees in physics, geophysics, and environmental science and engineering from the University of California. He was an engineer at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory for 15 years, where he helped start a pollution prevention program.

Science, Technology, & Engineering Policy Group
This event is sponsored by: Berkeley Program in Science and Technology Studies • Science, Technology, & Engineering Policy Group

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