Tag Archive: Foreign talent

Axios Science published an article on the future of science and technology policy in the next presidential term. The article featured original research from several CSET experts, including Research Fellow Remco Zwetsloot and Senior Fellow Melissa Flagg.

Counting Chinese STEM students in the U.S.

Axios Science
| October 15, 2020

CSET's Remco Zwetsloot, along with Jacob Feldgoise, provided a detailed analysis of Chinese students in the United States by field of study and degree level. Axios highlighted the authors' work in the article below.

The Chipmakers

Will Hunt Remco Zwetsloot
| September 2020

Technical leadership in the semiconductor industry has been a cornerstone of U.S. military and economic power for decades, but continued competitiveness is not guaranteed. This issue brief exploring the composition of the workforce bolstering U.S. leadership in the semiconductor industry concludes that immigration restrictions are directly at odds with U.S. efforts to secure its supply chains.

How the next White House should handle AI

| September 23, 2020

Axios Future highlighted a series of one-pagers issued by CSET providing AI policy recommendations for the next presidential administration to consider and implement. The full piece from Axios can be found below.

Optional Practical Training

Zachary Arnold Remco Zwetsloot
| September 2020

Preserving pathways for high-skilled foreign talent critical to U.S. leadership in artificial intelligence.

If You Want to Keep Talent Out of China, Invest at Home

Foreign Policy
| September 17, 2020

CSET's Ryan Fedasiuk argues that the CCP's efforts to poach science and technology professionals are becoming more appealing, and that to retain U.S. scientists the United States must create more opportunities for experts.

On September 10, CSET Founding Director Jason Matheny testified before the House Budget Committee on core U.S. advantages in the development of artificial intelligence. The San Jose Spotlight's coverage of the hearing is available below.

CSET Founding Director Jason Matheny testified before the House Budget Committee for its hearing, "Machines, Artificial Intelligence, & the Workforce: Recovering and Readying Our Economy for the Future." Dr. Matheny's full testimony as prepared for delivery can be found below.

See our translation of a short Chinese official notice from 2011 provides details on China's "Thousand Talents Program," specifically the program's procedures for recruiting and retaining non-Chinese foreign experts who can contribute to China's S&T base.

See our translation outlining a Chinese scholarship program for "self-financed" students who are studying abroad. The scholarship provides as much as $16,000 for a year of overseas study for PhD candidates under the age of 40. The scholarship also includes provisions to keep track of recipients and to aid them in returning to China.