Michael Hemann seeks better ways to deploy chemotherapy drugs and overcome tumor resistance.
President George W. Bush announced last Thursday he will nominate Professor of Engineering Systems Daniel Hastings and seven others to serve on the National Science Board, the 20-person board of directors of the National Science Foundation.
Hastings is associate director of the Engineering Systems Division and director of the Technology and Policy Program. From 1997-99, he served as the Air Force chief scientist, and was honored with the Air Force Distinguished Civilian Award in 1997 and 1999.
A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on October 23, 2002.