G. P. Bud Peterson

G. P. Bud Peterson
  • President, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Bachelor's degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Mathematics, and Master's degree in Engineering, Kansas State University; PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University. Eleventh president of the Georgia Institute of Technology. Active role in establishing the national education and research agendas through being a member of the National Science Board, President Obama's Advanced Manufacturing Partnership and the National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship.