PCAST Projects

Published December 2013

Published September 2014

Published May 2014

Health Care

Better Health Care and Lower Costs: Accelerating Improvement through Systems Engineering.

Education Technology

In Higher Education.

Workforce Training


Information Technology for Targeting Jobs-Skills Training and Matching Talent to Jobs.



The President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) is an advisory group of the nation’s leading scientists and engineers who directly advise the President and the Executive Office of the President. PCAST makes policy recommendations in the many areas where understanding of science, technology, and innovation is key to strengthening our economy and forming policy that works for the American people.


List of PCAST projects Dr. Ford staffed while serving as PCAST's AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow