Siva Sivananthan highlighted in speech by Senator Durbin

LAS Distinguished Professor Siva Sivananthan was highlighted in a major speech given by Illinois Senator Dick Durbin on the importance of federal research funding for the country.  ?Senator Durbin ?spoke at the Chicago 1871 tech hub on March 16, 2015 where he proposed the American Innovation Act to fund scientific research.  You can view the comments made by the Senator about Professor Sivananthan on this YouTube video.