• U.S. President Barack Obama has nominated Subra Suresh, dean of the MIT School of Engineering, to serve as the next director of the National Science Foundation.

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Suresh formally nominated to lead NSF

President Obama sends MIT engineering dean’s nomination to the U.S. Senate


President Barack Obama has formally nominated MIT Dean of Engineering Subra Suresh to be the next director of the National Science Foundation.

Obama sent Suresh’s nomination to the U.S. Senate for confirmation on Tuesday, June 8. On June 3, Obama had announced his intention to nominate the dean to the position, which carries a six-year term. Read MIT News’ full coverage of that announcement


Topics: Administration, Faculty, National Science Foundation (NSF)

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