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tions between IBM and universities. These research collaborations often include governments, foundations, or companies. Prior to this position she was Consultant for Corporate Technology Strategy Development and for most of her career a research scientist in applied mathematics at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, New York. Her major research interests are mathematical modeling and risk analysis, particularly for the services industry and the electric and energy industries. She holds a B.S. in mathematics from the University of Maryland, College Park and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Cornell University. Her professional services include Chair of the National Research Council’s Committee on Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine; member of the S&E Workforce Committee of the Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable of the National Research Council; and member of NSF’s Advisory Committee on International Science and Engineering and NSF’s Corporate Alliance. She was a member of President Clinton’s Committee of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST), and NSF’s Committee on Equal Opportunity in Science and Engineering, and she served on the Advisory Committee of NSF’s Engineering Directorate. Among her other professional services, she served on American Association for the Advancement of Science’s Committee on Public Understanding of Science and Technology and Department of Energy’s Secretary of Energy’s Laboratory Operations Advisory Board. She received her Ph.D. in applied mathematics from Cornell University. Her major research interests are analysis and modeling of technology-enabled and people-intensive complex systems, particularly in the services sector. She is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the New School University, the President’s Council of Olin College, and the Global Advisory Board of Fordham University School of Business.

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