Samuel W. Bodman
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Samuel Wright Bodman was unanimously confirmed as the 11th Secretary of Energy by the U.S. Senate on February 1, 2005. He leads the Department of Energy with a budget in excess of $23 billion and more than 100,000 federal and contractor employees.

Previously, Secretary Bodman served the Bush Administration as Deputy Secretary of the Treasury as well as Deputy Secretary of the Department of Commerce.

Bodman graduated in 1961 with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Cornell University. In 1965, he completed his Sc.D. at MIT. For the next six years he served as an Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering at MIT.

Bodman left to work in the financial sector, with positions at the American Research and Development Corporation, a pioneer venture capital firm and at Fidelity Investments, where he was named President and Chief Operating Officer in 1983. He also served as Chairman of Cabot Corporation, a Boston-based Fortune 300 company.

Bodman is a former Director of MIT's School of Engineering Practice and a former member of the MIT Commission on Education. He also served as a member of the Executive and Investment Committees at MIT, a member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, and a Trustee of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and the New England Aquarium.


Lectures:

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flag Our Energy Future: Why American Science and Engineering Must Lead the Way
as author at  MIT Energy Short Course,
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flag Our Energy Future: Why American Science and Engineering Must Lead the Way
as author at  MIT World Series: Hoyt C. Hottel Lecture Series,
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