Nomination of Nam Pyo Suh To Be an Assistant Director of the National Science Foundation
The President today announced his intention to nominate Nato Pyo Suh to be an Assistant Director of the National Science Foundation (Engineering). He would succeed Francis S. Johnson.
Mr. Suh is currently professor of mechanical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also director of the Laboratory for Manufacturing and Productivity at MIT and has been director of the MIT-Industry Polymer Processing Program since its founding in 1973. Mr. Suh is serving as director of Surtech Corporation of New Hampshire, director of Intelitec Corp., and chairman of the board of Axiomatics Corp. and Mixalloy Corp. Previously he was associate professor of mechanical engineering at MIT (1970-1975).
Mr. Suh graduated from MIT (S.B., 1959; S.M., 1961) and Carnegie-Mellon University (Ph.D., 1964). He is married, has four children, and resides in Sudbury, MA. He was born April 22, 1936, in Korea, immigrated to the United States in 1954, and became a U.S.. citizen on May 1, 1963.
Ronald Reagan, Nomination of Nam Pyo Suh To Be an Assistant Director of the National Science Foundation Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/261894