Shirley Ann Jackson
- President, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), USA
PhD, MIT. Career spanning senior leadership and advisory positions in government, industry, research and academe, with focus on global energy security, technology, innovation and advanced manufacturing. 1995-99, Chairman, US Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Member: US President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology; US National Academy of Engineering; MIT Corporation; White House Advanced Manufacturing Partnership. International Fellow, British Royal Academy of Engineering. Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS). Regent, Smithsonian Institution. Trustee, Brookings Institution. Director: IBM; FedEx; Marathon Oil; Council on Foreign Relations. Recipient, Vannevar Bush Award (2007).