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.
Johnson, Kristina M. was born in 1957.
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.
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.
Fellow: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, International Society for Optical Engineering, Optical Society America. Member: Fulbright Association.
Named to The Women in Technology International Named to The Women in Technology International Hall of Fame, 2003. Recipient State of Colorado Technology Transfer award, 1987, Emmy award nomination, 1991, International Denis Gabor Medal Outstanding Achievement in Modern Optics, 1993, Photronics Spectra Circle of Excellence award, 1994, Achievement award, Society of Women Engineers, 2004, John Fritz medal, American Association Engineering Societies, 2008, Woman of Vision Leadership award, The Anita Borg Institute for Women & Technology, 2010, Eagle award, Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, 2010.