Alumni

Alan Loera

Alan Loera was a Semester Research Analyst at Georgetown’s Center for Security and Emerging Technology (CSET), focused on industrial policy and Chinese innovation. He researched and analyzed topics in technology and domestic S&T policy. Previously, Alan was a writing consultant, and developed an autonomous drone for robotics competitions. He is currently pursuing a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering at The University of Texas at El Paso.

It’s widely understood that Beijing invests significant resources in shoring up its science and technology prowess, but the extent and flows of the Chinese government’s public investments in S&T are not as well known. This project tracks publicly available information about the budgets of more than two-dozen high-level Chinese government entities, including those that support science, technology, and talent recruitment.