ously worked on the studies that produced the reports Getting Up to Speed: The Future of Supercomputing; Beyond Productivity: Information Technology, Innovation, and Creativity; IT Roadmap to a Geospatial Future; Building a Workforce for the Information Economy; and The Digital Dilemma: Intellectual Property in the Information Age. Ms. Huynh also assisted with the project on exploring information technology issues for the behavioral and social sciences (Digital Divide and Digital Democracy). She assists on other projects as needed. Prior to coming to CSTB, Ms. Huynh worked as a meeting assistant at Management for Meetings (April 1998 through August 1998) and as a meeting assistant at the American Society for Civil Engineers (September 1996 through April 1998). Ms. Huynh has a B.A. (1990) in liberal studies with minors in sociology and psychology from Salisbury University, Salisbury, Maryland.
KRISTEN BATCH is a research associate with the Computer Science and Telecommunications Board of the National Research Council. She is currently involved with projects focusing on wireless communication technologies, biometrics, and privacy in the information age. While pursuing an M.A. in international communications from American University, she interned at the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, in the Office of International Affairs, and at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, in the Technology and Public Policy Program. She also earned a B.A. from Carnegie Mellon University in literary and cultural studies and Spanish, and received two travel grants to conduct independent research in Spain.