Carnegie Mellon Chooses a New President

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Subra Suresh, the director of the National Science Foundation, has been chosen as the next president of Carnegie Mellon University and will assume the post on July 1.

At the foundation, Dr. Suresh, a materials engineer, was the host of a Global Summit on Scientific Merit Review.

The meeting brought together, for the first time, the heads of leading science financing agencies from nearly 50 countries and led to the creation of the Global Research Council, a vehicle for multinational collaborations.

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