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Arden L. Bement Jr.
Arden L. Bement Jr. in 2014
|Born||May 22, 1932
|Alma mater||Colorado School of Mines
University of Idaho
University of Michigan
|Fields||Material Science and Engineering, Nuclear Engineering|
|Institutions||General Electric Company, Battelle Memorial Institute, MIT, DARPA, Office of the Secretary of Defense, TRW, Purdue University, National Science Foundation, National Institute of Standards and Technology|
Arden Lee Bement Jr. (born May 22, 1932) is an American engineer and scientist. He has served in executive positions in government, industry and academia . He is a former Deputy Undersecretary of Defense for Research and Advanced Technology, Chief Technical Officer of TRW, Director of the National Science Foundation (NSF) and Director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
Following the end of his six-year term at NSF, on June 1, 2010 he became the founding director of the Global Policy Research Institute and Chief Global Affairs officer at Purdue University.
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