The George E. Brown, Jr. Award for S-E-T Leadership

The George E. Brown, Jr., Award honors the memory of a man widely known as the leading statesman and advocate for science, engineering and technology policy in the United States Congress. George Brown was a member of the House of Representatives from California for more than 35 years. During his tenure he rose to the Chairmanship of what is now the House Committee on Science, Space & Technology and was one of the nation’s most ardent supporters of federal research.

The principal criteria established for the recipient of the George E. Brown Award are:

  • Active leadership in the determination of Science, Engineering, Technology and STEM policy;
  • Strong public advocacy in support of a role for the federal government in research; and
  • Specific actions taken to advance Science, Engineering, Technology and STEM public policy.

George E. Brown Jr. Award Past Recipients

Celebrating Our 2019 U.S. STEM Champions!

Senator Tim Scott (SC)

Senator Joe Machin (WV)

Please Join us at a Special Reception & Exhibit as The Science-Engineering-Technology Working Group / STEM on the Hill™ Proudly Presents Its
George E. Brown, Jr. Leadership Awards to:

Senator Tim Scott (SC)
Senator Joe Manchin (WV)

Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 4:30 – 7:00 p.m.
The Historic Kennedy Caucus Room — Russell Senate Office Building Room 325
Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C.

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This Reception is a nonpartisan “widely attended public event” under Congressional definitions. Please alert us if you need any accommodations to attend. STEM on the Hill™ Congressional Visits Day (CVD) is a two-day annual event convening scientists, engineers, researchers, educators, and technology executives to Washington to educate Members of Congress about science, engineering, technology and STEM matters. Uniquely multisector and multi-disciplinary, STEM on the Hill™ is coordinated by a coalition of professional societies, associations, educational institutions, companies and individuals.