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Bement, Arden Lee Jr.

Born: 1932 AD
Currently alive, at 89 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.