Cherry Murray

Cherry Murray
Cherry Murray
John A. and Elisabeth S. Armstrong Professor of Engineering and Applied Sciences and Professor of Physics, Harvard
June 1973, Bachelor of Science (Physics), Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 

Education

June, 1973 Bachelor of Science (Physics), Massachusetts Institute of Technology
June, 1978 Ph.D. (Physics), Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Work Experience

October, 2001 Physical Sciences and Wireless Research Senior Vice President, Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies (until December, 2004)
December, 2004 Deputy Director for Science and Technology at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Livermore, Calif. (until October, 2007)
October, 2007 Principal Associate Director for Science and Technology at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Livermore, Calif. (until June, 2009)
July, 2009 Dean, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) and John A. and Elizabeth S. Armstrong Professor of Engineering and Applied Science and Professor of Physics, Harvard University (until December, 2014)
  John A. and Elisabeth S. Armstrong Professor of Engineering and Applied Sciences and Professor of Physics, Harvard (-present)

Social Activities, Services

June, 2002 National Academy of Sciences Council and Executive Board (until June, 2005)
June, 2004 Chair, National Academies, Keck Future Initiative, Conference on Nano-Bio Systems (until June, 2005)
January, 2004 Member, Division of Engineering and Physical Science, National Research Council (until January, 2008)
May, 2006 Member, National Research Council Committee on Prospering in the Global Economy in the 21st Century (Rising Above the Gathering Storm) ( until May, 2007)
January, 2008 Chair, Division of Engineering and Physical Science, National Research Council (until January, 2014)
February, 2008 Member, American Association for the Advancement of Science Board (until February, 2011)
January, 2009 President, American Physical Society (until December, 2010)
June, 2010 Commissioner, National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling (until January, 2011)
November, 2011 2013 Member, Board of Governors, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology School Corporation (-present) Member, Secretary of Energy Advisory Board, Special Government Employee (-present)
September, 2014 Commissioner, National Commission to Review the Effectiveness of the National Energy Laboratories (-present)

Awards

1989 APS’s Maria Goeppert-Mayer Award
2002 One of the “50 Most Important Women in Science,” Discover Magazine
June, 2002 Elected to the National Academy of Sciences Council and Executive Board
2002 Elected to the National Academy of Engineering
2005 APS’s George E. Pake Prize
2010 Member, Study Panel on the Federal Funding Impacts on American Research Universities, 2010-2011, resulting in ARISE 2 report, American Academy of Arts and Science
2011 Chair, Tri-Academy (NAI, Institute of Medicine, American Academy) Workshop on Privacy, Autonomy and Personal Genetic Information
2012 Member, Engineering Section Membership Committee, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
2014 The US National Medal of Technology and Innovation