Boeing’s Allen Adler, Corning’s Waguih Ishak Join NIST’s Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology

nist buildingThe National Institute of Standards and Technology has appointed Boeing‘s Allen Adler and Corning‘s Waguih Ishak to serve three-year terms as new members of its Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology.

Adler, vice president of enterprise technology strategy for Boeing, is responsible for the company’s strategic planning for technology, research and collaboration, NIST said Tuesday.

He previously served as director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s tactical technology office prior to his work at Boeing.

Ishak is the VP and director of Corning West Technology Center’s science and technology division and also serves on the technical advisory boards of the University of California – San Diego, Santa Clara University and the National Research Council of Canada.

He previously worked for Avago Technologies, Agilent Labs and Hewlett-Packard Labs before he joined Corning.

NIST VCAT is responsible for the review of NIST’s policies, organization, budget and programs.

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