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Carl Wieman

Carl Wieman (2019-2025) is DRC Chair in Engineering and Professor of Physics and Graduate School of Education, at Stanford University.  He is probably known most for his work in atomic and optical physics, winning the 2001 Nobel Prize for Physics for the first creation of a Bose-Einstein condensate. This realized a prediction of Einstein in … Read More

Jordan Ellenberg

JORDAN ELLENBERG (2019-2025) is both a world-class scholar of mathematics and world-class communicator. His mathematical expertise focuses primarily on arithmetic algebraic geometry and number theory. Prof. Ellenberg has earned numerous awards for his scholarly achievements—these include the Simons Fellowship in Mathematics (2018), a Guggenheim Fellowship (2016), and an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship (2005). He … Read More

Stephen Quake

STEPHEN QUAKE (2018-2024) is the Lee Otterson Professor of Bioengineering and Applied Physics at Stanford University and the co-president of the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub. Dr Quake is a world-leading bioengineer with an extraordinary track record of accomplishments in biomedical engineering and genomic medicine. Dr. Quake’s current research focuses on developing new approaches to biological measurement … Read More

Margaret Martonosi

Professor Margaret Martonosi ’86 (2016-2022)-is the Hugh Trumbull Adams ’35 Professor of Computer Science, Department of Computer Science at Princeton University, and also an affiliated faculty in Electrical Engineering, and an affiliate with Princeton’s Center for Information Technology Policy (CITP), and the Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI). From 2005 to 2007, she served as Associate Dean … Read More

David J. Stevenson

David J. Stevenson (2015-2021)—The Marvin L. Goldberger Professor of Planetary Science at the California Institute of Technology, is a world-class scientist, renowned for his creative ideas and contributions of original research in a broad span of areas centering on planetary science but extending as well to geophysics and astrophysics.  Professor Stevenson has conducted pioneering work … Read More