Academic Research Infrastructure Program: Recovery and Reinvestment (ARI-R²)
Dr. Steve Meacham is the Section Head for the Integrative Activities section of the Office of Integrative Activities (OIA). During his time at NSF, Dr. Meacham has been a program officer for programs in physical oceanography, climate dynamics, mathematical geosciences, information technology research, and high-performance computing centers and facilities. Prior to joining NSF, Steve was a researcher at a private company. His research was in the area of theoretical and computational geophysical fluid dynamics.
During his time with the Office Integrative Activities, Steve has coordinated a team administering a research laboratory construction program, led an internal group looking at ways of improving one of NSFs major lines of business, coordinated a program of external reviews of NSFs administration of its merit review process, co-chairs a group looking at NSFs environmental research and education portfolio, and leads the writing team for the NSFs new strategic plan.