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Tanya Das

Sr Assoc Dir
Bipartisan Policy Center

Dr. Tanya Das is the Senior Associate Director of Energy Innovation at the Bipartisan Policy Center. She is an engineer who uses her problem-solving skills to strengthen U.S. government initiatives that help climate innovators go from idea to market. Leveraging her experience in academia and government, she influences policy related to energy technology scaleup, the federal research landscape, public-private partnerships, manufacturing, and workforce development.

She served the Biden Administration as the Chief of Staff of the Office of Science at the U.S. Department of Energy where she led the implementation of Administration priorities including advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the research enterprise, supporting innovation ecosystems across the country, and advancing U.S. competitiveness in emerging technology areas. Prior to that role, she served as a Professional Staff Member on the U.S. House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology where she advanced bipartisan policy in energy, commercialization, and manufacturing. She was also an AAAS/OSA-SPIE legislative fellow in the Office of U.S. Senator Chris Coons.

A Michigan native, Dr. Das earned her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of California, Santa Barbara and her B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

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