GS3 Speakers

Dr Subra Suresh


President of Carnegie Mellon University (former Director of the NSF), USA.

Subra Suresh is the current President of Carnegie Mellon University.  Until July 2013, he was Director of the NSF.  Before joining NSF he served as the dean of the School of Engineering and the Vannevar Bush Professor of Engineering at the MIT.

Dr. Suresh spoke at the Gender Summit 3 North America 2013 (GS3NA) about his efforts to create the Global Research Council designed to foster discussion of general policy issues, shared goals, aspirations, and principles and provide a vehicle to unify science across the globe.  This remit includes merit review and safeguarding research integrity, as well as expanding open access to science communication.