Black Kids in Outer Space. Dr. Richard Ezike. Union of Concerned Scientists. Episode 38.

Dr. Ezike is an engineer, community servant, and researcher, he employs his expertise to engage the community on issues related to the protection of the environment, transportation equity, and STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) advocacy. He is currently a New Mobility and Equity Fellow at Union of Concerned Scientists, where he is conducting research and engaging community groups on the potential impacts of autonomous vehicles on equitable transportation and the environment. Previously he was at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) in the Center for Policy Analysis and Research, where he researched impacts of infrastructure and transportation on African-American communities. Dr. Ezike holds a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, and a B.S. in chemical engineering from North Carolina State University.


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