2015 NAE Annual Meeting


  • Dr. Jackie Y. Ying
    Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology

    Jackie Y. Ying received her BE and PhD from the Cooper Union and Princeton University, respectively. She joined the MIT faculty in 1992, where she was a professor of chemical engineering until 2005. She has served as the founding executive director of the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology in Singapore since 2003. For her research on ...

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  • Charles O. Holliday Jr.
    Chairman of the Board, Royal Dutch Shell and Retired Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Co.

    Charles O. Holliday, Jr., has served as chairman of Royal Dutch Shell PLC since May 2015, having previously served as a nonexecutive director since September 2010. He is the former chair of the board of directors (1999–2009) and chief executive officer (1998–2008) of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Co., where he began his career in 1970 as ...

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  • Lord Alec N. Broers
    House of Lords, Parliament of the United Kingdom

    Lord Broers, FREng FRS, was president of the Royal Academy of Engineering (2001−2006) and played a significant role in the University of Cambridge’s rise as a major economic force and center of excellence for high technology and was vice chancellor from 1996 to 2003. He has always expressed strong views about the role of engineers in ...

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  • Dan Vergano
    BuzzFeed News

    Dan Vergano is a science reporter for BuzzFeed News, where he covers science happenings in Washington DC. He was formerly a senior writer-editor at National Geographic and before that, the senior science writer at USA TODAY. He is an adjunct professor at NYU’s Washington DC campus, where he teaches journalism. He was a Nieman Fellow at ...

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  • Alton D. Romig, Jr.
    National Academy of Engineering

    Alton D. Romig, Jr. is the NAE executive officer, responsible for the program, financial, and membership operations of the Academy, reporting to the president. Before joining the Academy, he served as vice president and general manager of Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company Advanced Development Programs, better known as the Skunk Works®. He ...

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