Suresh confirmed as new head of U.S. National Science Foundation
Article first published online: 3 JUN 2011
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Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union
Volume 91, Issue 40, page 359, 5 October 2010
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2010), Suresh confirmed as new head of U.S. National Science Foundation, Eos Trans. AGU, 91(40), 359–359, doi:10.1029/2010EO400004.(
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On 29 September, the U.S. Senate unanimously confirmed Subra Suresh to be the new director of the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) for a 6-year term. Suresh, nominated for the position by U.S. president Barack Obama on 8 June, could be sworn in by mid-October. Suresh has been dean of the School of Engineering and the Vannevar Bush Professor of Engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge. His work as a researcher, educator, and academic administrator has spanned a number of disciplines including mechanical engineering, materials science, and biomedical engineering.