May 15, 2008
Bioengineering professor and faculty senior scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Thomas F. Budinger was elected to a four-year term as home secretary of the National Academy of Engineering. Budinger, who was elected to the NAE in 1996, will oversee the Academy’s membership activities.
The National Academy of Engineering was established in 1964 under the charter of the National Academy of Sciences as a parallel organization of outstanding engineers. NAE promotes the technological welfare of the nation by marshalling the knowledge and insights of eminent members of the engineering profession.