University of Rochester

International Collaboration

Research Development Fund

Worldwide Universities Network (WUN)



Dr. Scott Steele serves as the University of Rochester’s Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) Coordinator, Director of Government and Academic Research Alliances, and Director of Operations NYS Center of Excellence for Data Science and Executive Associate Director, Institute for Data Science.

He welcomes the opportunity to discuss ideas about international initiatives with University of Rochester colleagues. Scott works closely with Dr. Jane Gatewood, who serves as the Associate Provost for Global Engagement. Scott serves as a resource to UR researchers and international visitors to:

Scott received his BS with Honors in Biology from Union College and completed his MA and PhD in Molecular Biology at Princeton University. Prior to joining the University, Dr. Steele served in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), initially as a policy analyst and was later designated as the Executive Director of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST). Over the last ten years he has fostered strategic research and educational partnerships between academia, industry and government agencies.

Scott Steele, PhD

WUN Coordinator
Director, Government and Academic Research Alliances
Associate Professor, Public Health Sciences
University of Rochester
Office: (585) 275-0708

265 Crittenden Blvd.
Office 1.208, Box# CU 420708
Rochester, NY  14642-0708