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Ivan Selin

Ivan Selin, American entrepreneur. Recipient Distinguished Civilian Service medal, 1970, Distinguished Service medal Secretary of State, 1991; Fulbright scholar, 1959-1961; Ford Foundation grantee, 1952-1954.

Background

  • Selin, Ivan was born on March 11, 1937 in New York City. Son of Saul and Freda (Kuhlman) Selin.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Engineering, Yale University, 1957. Master of Engineering, Yale University, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1960.

      Doctor of Science, University Paris, 1962.

    Career

    • Research engineer Rand Corporation, Santa Monica, California, 1960-1965. System analyst Department Defense, Washington, 1965-1967, deputy assistant secretary defense, 1967-1969, acting assistant secretary for systems analysis, 1969-1970. Founder, chairman board American Management Systems, Inc., Arlington, Virginia, 1970-1989.

      Undersecretary state Department State, Washington, 1989-1991. Chairman Nuclear Regulatory Commission, 1991—1995. Chairman, Chief Executive Officer Phoenix International, since 1995.

      Chairman Enumerale Solutions, Inc., since 1998. Lecturer University of California at Los Angeles, 1961-1963. Chairman military economic advisory panel to Central Intelligence Agency, 1978-1989.

      Board directors BZL Biologics, Inc.

    Works

    • Author: Detection Theory, 1964. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    President Corporation Against Drug Abuse, 1988-1995. Board directors, governor United Nations Association United States, 1979-1989. Executive committee Greater Washington Research Center, Federal City Council.

    Trustee Asia Society, 1996-1998. Chairman, board directors Smithsonian National Museum of America History, since 1996, Yale University Council, since 2000. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (editor transactions on Information Theory 1960-1965), Council Foreign Relations, Yale Club, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi.

    Connections

    • Married Nina Kallet, June 8, 1957. Children: Douglas, Jessica.
    • father: Saul Selin
    • mother: Freda (Kuhlman) Selin
    • spouse: Nina Kallet
    • children: Douglas Selin
    • Jessica Selin
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    Born March 11, 1937
    • 1957
      Yale University
    • 1958
      Yale University
    • 1960
      Yale University
    • 1962
      University Paris
    • 1960 - 1965
      Research engineer, Rand Corporation
      Santa Monica, California, United States
    • 1965 - 1967
      system analyst, Department Defense
      Washington, United States
    • 1989 - 1991
      undersecretary state Department State
      Washington, United States
    • 1991 - 1995
      chairman, Nuclear Regulatory Commission
    • 1995
      chairman, Phoenix International
    • 1995
      Chief Executive Officer, Phoenix International
    • 1998
      chairman, Enumerale Solutions
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