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Appendix B: Biographical Information
Pages 31-36

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From page 31...
... He covered the Enron story at every step when it hit the national spotlight in 2001, including the guilty verdicts of Enron Corporation's founder Kenneth Lay and former chief executive Jeffrey Skilling on conspiracy and fraud charges. He reported live from Ford headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan, as the company announced the layoff of 30,000 workers.
From page 32...
... He is a member of the Grand Challenges Advisory Committee for the National Academy of Engineering, the Economic Club of New York, and the New York Financial Writers Association. ANANT AGARWAL is the President of edX, a worldwide online learning initiative of MIT and Harvard University, and a professor in MIT's Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department.
From page 33...
... Edwardson Dean of Engineering and professor of electrical and computer engineering at Purdue University; and associate dean for academic affairs and graduate education in the College of Engineering and professor of electrical engineering and computer science at the University of Michigan. Since her early years as a faculty member, Chancellor Katehi has focused on expanding research opportunities for undergraduates and improving the education and professional experience of graduate students, with an emphasis on underrepresented groups.
From page 34...
... He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, has won five teaching awards, and received the Legacy Award from the College of Engineering at the University of Iowa. He has also served as chair of the US National Science Foundation's Engineering Advisory Committee and served on advisory committees for the World Bank, National Academy of Engineering, Harvard University, and other institutions.
From page 35...
... Under her leadership, Aalto has implemented the tenure track career system, established interdisciplinary programs in research and education, and is reforming its educational curricula according to the Bologna principles. Aalto University is also emerging as a major hub for growth entrepreneurship through joint activities of the student-led Aalto Entrepreneurship Society, Aalto Venture Garage, and Aalto Center for Entrepreneurship.
From page 36...
... Her research career focused on enzyme discovery and protein engineering of cellulose degradation and plant cell wall biosynthesis with longterm aims of developing processes for biofuel applications and for new biomimetic materials.

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