Peter L. Singer

Peter L. Singer
Policy Advisor
MIT Washington Office

Peter L. Singer is a policy advisor at the MIT Washington Office. He earned a bachelor’s degree in history from Hamline University in St. Paul Minnesota and in 2016 graduated from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) with a master’s degree in international relations and international economics.

Recent Publications

May 16, 2018

Accelerating energy innovation by manufacturers in America would boost economic growth and global competitiveness, while addressing key national security and environmental goals. But market failures lead to gaps in the private sector’s response to this imperative. That’s where the Department of Energy’s Manufacturing USA innovation institutes come in.

March 27, 2017

The new innovation orchard model brings together university, industry, and potentially government partners to provide start-ups with the know-how, access to technology, equipment, and bridge funding to scale up new technologies.

January 3, 2017

Any stimulus program needs to focus more on “innovation infrastructure,” such as scientific and engineering research, than on traditional concrete and steel.

February 3, 2014

The origins of many technologies can be traced to an initial investment of U.S. federal research and development (R&D) support.

Recent Events and Presentations

May 16, 2018

Please join ITIF for the release of a new report that reviews the progress of DOE’s Manufacturing USA Institutes and looks ahead to their future. The report’s authors, ITIF Senior Fellow David M. Hart and Peter I. Singer, will present their findings and discuss policy options to guide their next stage of evolution with an expert panel.