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Dr. Edward E. David, Jr.


Dr. Edward E. David, Jr.
Science advisor to President Richard Nixon
1970 - 1973

Dr. David gave a public talk on September 12, 2005 on the CU-Boulder campus.

September 12, 2005
Dr. Edward David public lecture

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Dr. David is currently the President of Edward E. David, Inc., advisors to industry, government and academia on technology, research and innovation.

Dr. David was Science Advisor to President Nixon and Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology from 1970 to 1973.

He has also served as President of Exxon Research and Engineering Company from 1977 to 1986, and as Executive Director of Bell Telephone Laboratories from 1950 to 1970.  He is a past president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and was the U.S. representative to the NATO Science Committee for 16 years. 

He received his doctorate in engineering from MIT.