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Ashley Smart

Board Member

Ashley Smart is the associate director of the Knight Science Journalism Program at MIT and a senior editor at Undark magazine. He previously spent eight years as an editor and reporter at Physics Today magazine and co-founded the science news blog HBSciU. Smart was a 2015-16 Knight Science Journalism Fellow and is a member of the advisory board of The Open Notebook. He holds a Ph.D. in chemical and biological engineering from Northwestern University.