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Dr. Savitz’s areas of expertise include energy efficiency research and development, aerospace technology, and the integration of laboratories and business units.She is the former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Conservation at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Prior to her DOE service, she was a program manager for Research Applied to National Needs at the National Science Foundation. Following her government service, Dr. Savitz served in executive positions in the private sector, including President of Lighting Research Institute, Assistant to the Vice President for engineering at The Garrett Corporation, and General Manager of Allied Signal Ceramic Components. She retired from the position of general manager for technology partnerships at Honeywell.
Dr. Savitz served two terms (2006–2014) as Vice President of the National Academy of Engineering. She was elected a fellow to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2013, She is a member of advisory bodies for Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratory, Secretary of Energy Advisory Board, Laboratory Operations Board, and advisory committees at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. She serves on the board of directors of the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy and the Institute for Industrial Productivity.
Dr. Savitz received a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Bryn Mawr College and a doctorate in organic chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


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