Shirley Ann Jackson
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
PhD. Former senior US leadership and advisory positions in government, industry and research, with focus on global energy security and national capacity for innovation; 1995-99, Chairman, US Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Director: IBM; FedEx; Marathon Oil. Member: US National Academy of Engineering; American Philosophical Society; Council on Foreign Relations. Fellow: American Academy of Arts and Sciences; American Physical Society; AAAS. International Fellow, Royal Academy of Engineering. Regent, Smithsonian Institution. Recipient: Vannevar Bush Award, for achievements in scientific research, education and contributions to public policy (2007); Philip Hauge Abelson Prize (2011).