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D. Allan Bromley

D. Allan BromleyD. Allan Bromley advises on R&D strategic planning and on R&D management for both universities and companies.

Dr. Bromley was the Assistant to the President for Science and Technology and
Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy in the Executive Office of the President from 1989–1993, during which time he chaired the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology; the Intergovernmental Council on Science, Engineering and Technology; and the U.S. side of the Japan-U.S. High Level Commission. Prior to his government service, Dr. Bromley was at Yale University, where he founded and was Director of the A.W. Wright Nuclear Structure Laboratory, was the Henry Ford II Professor of Physics, Chair of the Physics Department, and currently is Sterling Professor of the Sciences. He was Dean of Engineering from 1994-2000. He has carried out pioneering studies on both the structure and dynamics of nuclei and is considered the father of modern heavy ion science. Dr. Bromley has published over 500 papers in science and technology as well as edited or authored twenty books.

Dr. Bromley is a past President of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics, and the American Physical Society. He is a member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Brazilian Academy of Sciences, and the Royal South African Academy of Sciences. He is an Academician of the International Higher Education Academy of Sciences, Moscow, and a Benjamin Franklin Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts in London. He serves on a number of presidential commissions and on the boards of directors of several private corporations. He is a recipient of the National Medal of Science.

Dr. Bromley received the B.Sc. degree with highest honors in the Faculty of Engineering at Queen’s University, Ontario, Canada; the M.Sc. Degree from Queen’s University; and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Rochester, both degrees in nuclear physics. He holds 33 honorary doctorates from universities in Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, South Africa, and the United States.

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