Philip Rubin appointed to the UConn Board of Trustees


Storrs, Connecticut.

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy appointed Philip Rubin, emeritus and a former Senior Scientist at Haskins Laboratories, to serve as a member of the UConn Board of Trustees, the governing body for the University of Connecticut. From 2012 -2015, Rubin was Principal Assistant Director for Science at OSTP, led the White House neuroscience initiative, and was co-chair of the NSTC Committee on Science. His research spans a number of disciplines, combining computational, engineering, linguistic, physiological, and psychological approaches to study embodied cognition, most particularly the biological bases of speech and language.