RAND Expert to Address China's Pursuit of Artificial Intelligence, New Materials and New Energy

Who

Richard Silberglitt, a senior physical scientist at the RAND Corporation, will testify before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on “New and Critical Materials: Identifying Potential Dual-Use Areas.”

What

Silberglitt will discuss:

  • information about new materials, focusing on nanomaterials and metamaterials, their commercial applications and the potential for emerging dual-use applications
  • China's current capabilities in metamaterials compared with those of the United States
  • recent collaborations between the United States and China on materials research
  • China's continuing domination of the production and processing of critical materials.

When

9:30 a.m. ET, Friday, June 7, 2019

Where

Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 215, Washington, D.C.

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