Cynthia Friend joins Bruker board of directors
Dr. Friend currently serves as Director of the Rowland Institute at Harvard University. She also serves as Director of the DoE Energy Frontier Research Center for Sustainable Catalysis at Harvard.
In 2011-2012, Dr. Friend was the Associate Director of the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory. From 2001-2011, she was the Associate Director of the Materials Research Science and Engineering Center.
From 2004-2007, she was the Chair of the Chemistry and Chemical Biology Department, and from 2002-2005, she was Associate Dean of the Faculty of Arts & Sciences, all at Harvard University.
Dr. Friend became the Theodore Williams Richards Professor of Chemistry in 1998 and a Professor of Materials Science in 2002 at Harvard University.
Since joining the Harvard Department of Chemistry in 1982, she has received numerous awards for her scientific research, and has served on a number of research and scientific advisory boards and panels.
Dr. Friend holds a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley.