Sarah Bates
Science writer and media officer, National Science Foundation’s Engineering Directorate

Sarah Bates is the media officer for the National Science Foundation’s Engineering Directorate. She has written for the Society for Neuroscience, Discover magazine, The Post-Standard newspaper, among others. Sarah has a master’s degree in magazine, newspaper and online journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. She also has a master’s degree in astronomy from New Mexico State University, as well as an undergraduate degree in physics from Hendrix College.