Subra Suresh has served as the President of Carnegie Mellon University since July 2013. Prior to that, from October 2010 to March 2013, Mr. Suresh served as Director of the National Science Foundation, a federal agency charged with advancing science and engineering research and education. Previously, from 2007 to 2010, Mr. Suresh served as the dean of the School of Engineering and the Vannevar Bush Professor of Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Mr. Suresh serves as a director of the Battelle Memorial Institute, a nonprofit applied science and technology development company, and as a member of the Innovation & Technology Council Advisory Board of Siemens, AG, an engineering company. Mr. Suresh previously served on the board of LORD Corporation, a technology and manufacturing company.