Rodney W. Nichols

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Rodney W. Nichols, "President and CEO of the New York Academy of Sciences from 1992 to 2001, was previously Scholar-in-Residence at the Carnegie Corporation of New York and Vice President and Executive Vice President of The Rockefeller University. A Harvard graduate and applied physicist, he has been an R&D manager in industry and in the Office of the Secretary of Defense. Mr. Nichols is on the Board of Advisors to Foreign Affairs, chaired the committee on Science and Technology for Development (COSTED) of the International council of Scientific Unions (ICSU), and co-chaired the Japan-U.S. Cooperative Science Program administered by the National Science Foundation. Among others, he has advised the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy; the State, Defense, and Energy Departments; the National Institutes of Health, and the United Nations." [1]

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  1. Advisory Board, Wild Aid, accessed September 22, 2008.