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Kristina M. Johnson, American former federal agency administrator, former academic administrator. Achievements include patents in field; invention of a new form of liquid crystal display. Fellow: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, International Society for Optical Engineering, Optical Society America; member: Fulbright Association.

Background

Johnson, Kristina M. was born in 1957.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Stanford University. Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, 1984.

Career

Researcher International Business Machines Corporation, Trinity College, Ireland. Professor electrical & computer engineering University Colorado, Boulder, 1985—1999. Co-founder, director National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center for Optoelectronics Computing Systems, 1993—1997.

Dean Edmund T. Pratt, Junior School Engineering Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 1999—2007. Senior vice president academy affairs, provost Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 2007—2009, professor, department electrical & computer engineering, Whiting School Engineering, 2007—2009. Under secretary United States Department Energy, Washington, 2009—2010.

Board directors Minerals Technologies, Inc., 2000—2009, The Advanced Encryption Standard Corporation, 2004—2009, since 2011, Nortel Networks Corporation, 2006, Boston Scientific Corporation, 2006—2009, since 2011. Co-founder Colorado Advanced Technology Institute Center for Excellence in Optoelectronics, 1994, ColorLink Inc., KAJ LLC.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents in field. Invention of a new form of liquid crystal display.

Membership

Fellow: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, International Society for Optical Engineering, Optical Society America. Member: Fulbright Association.