Lilian S. Wu
Lilian Wu is a Program Executive, Global University Programs, IBM Technology Strategy and Innovation; she is also a research scientist.
Dr. Wu received her PhD in Applied Mathematics from Cornell University and an Hon LHD (Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters) from Marymount College. Her major research interests are analysis of technology enabled and people intensive complex systems, particularly in the services sector. She is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the New School University and Fordham University in New York City, and the President's Council of Olin College.
She is a member of the NSF's Directorate for Education and Human Resources advisory committee and a member of the board of directors of Public Agenda. She is Chair (Emeritus) of the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Institute of Medicine's National Research Council Committee on Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine and from 2009 - 2012 a Councilor of the Association for Women in Science (AWIS).
Dr. Wu was a member of President Clinton's Committee of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST), NSF's Committee on Equal Opportunity in Science and Engineering and served on the Advisory Committee of NSF's Engineering Directorate, NSF's Committee on international Science and Engineering, and NSF's Corporate Alliance. Among her other professional services, she served on AAAS's Committee on Public Understanding of Science and Technology and DOE's Secretary of Energy's Laboratory Operations Advisory Board.