World Report and the Center for Public Leadership at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. She has been elected to the Council on Foreign Relations, the National Academy of Education, the National Academy of Public Administration, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the National Academy of Social Insurance, the American Academy of Political and Social Science, and the Institute of Medicine.
ALICE M. AGOGINO is the Roscoe and Elizabeth Hughes Professor of Mechanical Engineering and affiliated faculty at the University of California, Berkeley (UCB) Haas School of Business in its Operations and Information Technology Management Group. She directs the Berkeley Expert Systems Technology Laboratory and the Berkeley Instructional Technology Studio. She is vice chair of the UCB Division of the Academic Senate and served as chair during the 2005-2006 academic year. She has served in a number of administrative positions at UCB including associate dean of engineering and faculty assistant to the executive vice chancellor and provost in educational development and technology. She also served as director for Synthesis, a National Science Foundation (NSF)-sponsored coalition of eight universities with the goal of reforming undergraduate engineering education, and she continues as principal investigator for the National Engineering Education Delivery System and the digital libraries of courseware in science, mathematics, engineering, and technology. She has supervised 65 MS projects and theses, 26 doctoral dissertations, and numerous undergraduate researchers. Dr. Agogino is a registered Professional Mechanical Engineer in California and is engaged in a number of collaborative projects with industry. Before joining the UCB faculty, she worked in industry for Dow Chemical, General Electric, and SRI International. Her research interests include intelligent learning systems; information retrieval and data-mining; multiobjective and strategic-product design; nonlinear optimization; probabilistic modeling; intelligent control and manufacturing; sensor validation, fusion, and diagnostics; wireless sensor networks; multimedia and computer-aided design; design databases; design theory and methods; microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) synthesis and computer-aided design; artificial intelligence and decision and expert systems; and gender equity. She serves on the editorial boards of three professional journals and has provided service on a number of government, professional, and industry advisory committees. Dr. Agogino received a BS in mechanical engineering from the University of New Mexico (1975), an MS in mechanical engineering (1978) from the UCB, and a PhD from the Department of Engineering-Economic Systems at Stanford University (1984). She received an NSF Presidential Young Investigator Award in 1985. She is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and the European Academy of Science; is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advance-