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院士簡歷


Division of Mathematics and Physical Sciences


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Charles M. Vest
Election Year 2008
National Academy of Engineering
500 Fifth Street, NW
NAS 218
Washington, DC 20001, U.S.A.
Tel: (202) 334-3201 / Fax: (202) 334-1680
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Current Positions
  • President, National Academy of Engineering, U.S.A.
  • President Emeritus, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Education
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of West Virginia (1963)
  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan (1967)
Professional Experience
  • Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan (1968-1990)
  • Provost and Vice President for academic affairs, University of Michigan (1989-1990)
  • President, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1990-2004)
  • President, National Academy of Engineering (2007-)
Specialties
  • Lasers and Coherent Optics
Awards and Honors
  • Foreign Member, National Academy of Engineering of Korea
  • International Fellow, UK Royal Academy of Engineering
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Honorary Member
  • Foreign Member, Chinese Academy of Engineering
  • Member, U.S. National Academy of Engineering
  • Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Member, American Philosophical Society
  • Fellow, Association for Women in Science
  • Vannevar Bush Award, National Science Board (2011)
  • Robert Fletcher Award, Dartmouth University (2011)
  • William D. Carey Award, American Association for the Advancement of Science (2011)
  • National Engineering Award, American Association of Engineering Societies (AAES) (2010)
  • Engineer of the Year, Drexel University College of Engineering (2010)
  • Ralph Coates Roe Medal, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (2010)
  • UCLA Medal (2008)
  • National Medal of Technology, White House Ceremony (2007)
  • Phillip Hauge Abelson Award, American Association for the Advancement of Science (2006)
  • Arthur M. Bueche Award, National Academy of Engineering (2002)
  • President's Award, Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (2002)
  • Tufts University, Doctor of Science honoris causa (2011)
  • University of Connecticut, Doctor of Humane Letters honoris causa (2011)
  • University of Charleston, WV, honorary Doctor of Science (2011)
  • McGill University, honorary Doctor of Science (2010)
  • University of Arizona, honorary Doctor of Science (2010)
  • University of Michigan, honorary Doctor of Laws (2010)
  • Universidad Pontificia Comillas, Madrid, Doctor Honoris Causa (2009)
  • Cambridge University, honorary Doctor of Laws (2006)
  • Ohio University, honorary Doctor of Science (2006)
  • Harvard University, honorary Doctor of Laws (2005)
  • Colorado School of Mines, honorary Doctor of Engineering (2005)
  • North Carolina State University, honorary Doctorate of Sciences (2002)
  • Musashi Institute of Technology (Japan), honorary doctorate (1999)
  • University of Notre Dame, honorary D.Eng. (1998)
  • Illinois Institute of Technology, honorary doctorate (1998)
  • West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, honorary doctorate (1994)
  • Michigan Technological University, Houghton, Michigan, honorary D.Eng. (1994)