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Subra Suresh ScD '81

President, Carnegie Mellon University, 2013 - present

Vannevar Bush Professor of Engineering, emeritus

President, Carnegie Mellon University, 2013 - present

Vannevar Bush Professor of Engineering, emeritus

 

Subra Suresh ScD ’81
President, Carnegie Mellon University, 2013 - present
Dean, School of Engineering 2007–2010
Vannevar Bush Professor of Engineering, emeritus
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and of Biological Engineering
Director, National Science Foundation 2010 – 2013

Subra Suresh has served on the governing board of the Singapore—MIT Alliance, the MIT Portugal Program, and the IMDEA Materials Institute in Madrid, Spain, and as a member of the Advisory Board of Technology Review India. Before becoming director of the National Science Foundation in 2010, he was the Vannevar Bush professor of engineering and dean of the MIT School of Engineering. Professor Suresh served as head of the Department of Materials, Science, and Engineering and is still affiliated with that department, as well as with the Departments of Mechanical Engineering and Biological Engineering, and the Harvard—MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology. 

Highlights of this interview include:

  • Research on metal and materials fatigue.
  • Industry consulting.
  • Materials science, mechanical properties, and thin films.
  • Malaria research in red blood cells.
  • Experiences as the dean of the School of Engineering.
  • The Singapore—MIT Alliance.

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