Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Scientist Spotlight: Sahas Barve, Evolutionary Ecologist


Meet Sahas Barve, an evolutionary ecologist and Peter Buck Postdoctoral Fellow at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. He describes his work in the field, the bird studies he does, the various skills he uses, and the best thing about being a scientist. Learn how Sahas became interested in science and what he learned by doing his first research project in college. Find out why you should be open to science. 

About Scientist Spotlight

The videos in this series highlight personal stories of science experts at the museum, including how they became interested in science and what challenges they have overcome. The experts also offer advice for students who may be interested in pursuing a science career.

These videos aim to:

  • Help students build more personal connections to science careers
  • Help students build positive attitudes in science
  • Help students experience the topic as meaningful

See all Scientist Spotlight videos.

Resource Type
Videos and Webcasts
Grade Level
K-2, 3-5
Careers, Life Science