NASA Names Indian-American Bhavya Lal As Acting Chief Of Staff
Washington: Indian-American Bhavya Lal has been appointed as the acting Chief of Staff of NASA.
Lal served as a member of the Biden Presidential Transition Agency Review Team for the US space agency and oversaw NASA’s transition under the administration of President Joe Biden.
In a statement issued on Monday, NASA said Lal brings extensive experience in engineering and space technology, serving as a member of the research staff at the Institute for Defence Analyses Science and Technology Policy Institute (STPI) from 2005 to 2020.
There, she led analysis of space technology, strategy, and policy for the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and National Space Council, as well as federal space-oriented organisations, including NASA, the Department of Defence, and the intelligence community, news agency PTI reported.