James J. Duderstadt is President Emeritus and University Professor of Science and Engineering. A graduate of Yale (’64 BSE in electrical engineering) and Caltech (’65 MS and ’67 PhD in engineering science and physics), Duderstadt’s teaching, research, and publishing activities include nuclear science and engineering, applied physics, computer simulation, science policy, and higher education policy. He has served on and chaired numerous policy bodies including the National Science Board, the executive council of the National Academies, and advisory committees for various federal agencies. He currently chairs the Policy and Global Affairs Division of the National Research Council and serves as a senior scholar of the Brookings Institution. He has received numerous awards including the E. O. Lawrence Award for excellence in nuclear research, the Arthur Holly Compton Prize for outstanding teaching, the National Medal of Technology for technological innovation, and the Vannevar Bush Award for exemplary service to the nation. He currently teaches in the program in Science, Technology, and Public Policy at the Ford School, and conducts research in the Millennium Project, a think-tank exploring the impact of over-the-horizon technologies on society, located in the James and Anne Duderstadt Center on the University's North Campus.