Cherry Murray

Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Ph.D. (Physics)

  • Physical Sciences and Wireless Research Senior Vice President, Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies (until December 2004)
  • Deputy Director for Science and Technology at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Livermore, Calif.(until October 2007)
  • Principal associate director for science and technology at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Livermore, Calif.(until June 2009)
  • July 2009, Dean of the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) and John A. and Elizabeth S. Armstrong Professor of Engineering and Applied Sciences

 

June 2002 National Academy of Sciences Council and Executive Board (until June 2005)
2004 Chair, National Academies, Keck Futures Initiative, Conference on Nano-Bio Systems
2004 Member, Division of Engineering and Physical Science, National Research Council (until 2008)
2006 Member, National Research Council Committee on Prospering in the Global Economy in the 21st Century (Rising Above the Gathering Storm)
January 2008 Chair, Division of Engineering and Physical Science, National Research Council (- present)
January 2008 Member, American Association for the Advancement of Science Board (until February 2011)
January 2009 President, American Physical Society (until December 2010)
November 2011 Member, Board of Governors, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology School Corporation (-present)

 

1989 APS’s Maria Goeppert-Mayer Award
2002 One of the “50 Most Important Women in Science”, Discover Magazine
2005 APS’s George E. Pake Prize