Erica R.H. Fuchs is a Professor in the Department of Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University. Her research focuses on the development, commercialization and global manufacturing of emerging technologies, and national policy in that context. Over the past decade, Dr. Fuchs has been playing a growing role in national and international meetings on the future of advanced manufacturing, including advising the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology during a one-day workshop that led to the creation of the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership, and serving for the White House in the 2016 Innovation Dialogue between the U.S. and China. She currently serves on the National Academies’ National Materials and Manufacturing Board (NMMB) and the National Academies’ committee for Evaluation of the Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E), and the World Economic Forum’s Future of Advanced Materials Global Agenda Council. Dr. Fuchs's completed her Ph.D. (Engineering Systems - 2006), Masters (Technology Policy - 2003) and Bachelors (Materials Science and Engineering - 1999) degrees at M.I.T.