Bement, Arden Lee Jr.

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Born: May 22, 1932 AD
Currently alive, at 82 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Engineers


1932 - Born on the 22nd of May in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

1954 - He worked as senior research associate at General Electric Company.

1965 - Worked as Manager at Battelle Northwest Laboratories.

1970 - Professor of nuclear materials in Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

1976 - Director, Office of Materials Science of Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.

1979 - He was the U.S. Department of Defense deputy under secretary for research and engineering.

1980 - He served as vice president of technical resources and of science and technology.

1989-1995 - Bement served as a member of the U.S. National Science Board.

2001 - Director of National Institute for Standards and Technology.

2004 - Became Director of the National Science Foundation.

         - He currently serves as a member of the U.S. National Commission for UNESCO.

         - He served as the vice-chair of the Commission's Natural Sciences and Engineering Committee.

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