Scott Rayder, an expert on securing new opportunities and revenue for scientific organizations, has been named senior advisor for development and partnerships at UCAR.
Working with UCAR president Thomas Bogdan, Rayder will provide strategic direction on policy issues for UCAR and for the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), which UCAR manages. He will also focus on developing new national and international partnerships for the institution and its consortium of 77 member universities.
Rayder brings with him extensive experience in building relationships and opportunities with a range of funding organizations, such as the U.S. Department of Energy, National Science Foundation, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Geological Survey, and National Institute of Standards and Technology.
Rayder earned a master’s degree in public administration (with a concentration in science and technology policy) in 1992 from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University. His undergraduate degree in government and geology is from Hamilton College, New York.
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