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


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.”


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.


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


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


To arrange an interview, contact the RAND Office of Media Relations:
(703) 414-4795 or
(310) 451-6913, or
send an email to media@rand.org.

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