Arthur Bienenstock is Special Assistant to the President for Federal Research Policy at Stanford University, where he also is Associate Director of the Wallenberg Research Link and a Professor Emeritus of Photon Science. Having been a Stanford faculty member since 1967, he has served as Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs (1972-1977), Director of the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory (1978-1997), and Vice Provost and Dean of Research and Graduate Policy (2003-2006). In Washington, he was Associate Director for Science of the Office of Science and Technology Policy (1997-2001) and is a member of the National Science Board (2012-present). He is presently co-chair, with Peter Michelson, of the Committee on International Scientific Partnerships of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Bienenstock was President of the American Physical Society in 2008 and chaired the Council of Scientific Society Presidents in 2010.

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