NSF AAAS Science and Technology Policy (STP) Fellows


Ashley Pierce  

Dr. Ashley Pierce
Directorate for Engineering
Division of Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems
Class of 2019-2020

Ashley M. Pierce is an environmental scientist with a background in atmospheric pollutants, specifically, atmospheric mercury, ozone, and particulate matter. Ashley earned her Ph.D. and her M.Sc. in Environmental Science from the University of Nevada, Reno and a B.Sc. in Biology from the College of William and Mary. Her expertise is in environmental measurement and monitoring, requiring extensive field site management, cooperation with multiple agencies, and proficiency with analytical instrumentation, laboratory techniques, technological systems, data analysis programs, and software. Ashley has also been actively involved in a non-profit science education organization where she was the grants coordinator and helped develop science programs for K-12 students with a focus on underserved communities. Ashley is interested in creating and improving scientific conversations that will lead to multi-disciplinary solutions to some of the most pressing current and future environmental problems.



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