Dianne Chong
Vice President, The Boeing Company
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Dianne Chong is Vice President of (Materials) Assembly, Factory & Support Technology, an organization within Boeing Research & Technology, the company’s central research and development unit. She has been a Boeing employee since 1986. Chong’s team provides materials and processes engineering and manufacturing support for Boeing, including the company’s two major business units: Boeing Commercial Airplanes and Boeing Defense, Space & Security. Her team is responsible for providing non-destructive evaluation for programs such as the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. In addition, her organization researches and develops advanced assembly and integration concepts. Chong supports many professional societies and serves on several university boards and industry committees. She serves on the National Academy of Sciences’ Board on Global Science and Technology and is a commissioner to the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). In 2010, she was presented with the Asian-American Executive of the Year Award by the Chinese Institute of Engineers, USA. An expert in metallurgical engineering, she holds Ph.D., Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She also holds of an executive Masters degree in Manufacturing Management from Washington University.

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