Mark J. Cardillo                      

Dr. Mark J. Cardillo assumed the position of Executive Director of the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation in March 2003.

He received his Bachelor of Science (magna cum laude) from Stevens Institute of Technology in 1964 and his Ph.D. in chemistry from Cornell University in 1970. He was a Research Associate at Brown University, a CNR Research Scientist at the University of Genoa, Italy, and a PRF Research Fellow in the Mechanical Engineering Department at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

In 1975, Dr. Cardillo joined Bell Laboratories as a Member of Technical Staff in the Surface Physics Department. He was appointed Head of the Chemical Physics Research Department in 1981 and subsequently named Head of the Photonics Materials Research Department. Most recently, he held the position of Director of Broad Band Access Research.

Dr. Cardillo is a Fellow of the American Physical Society and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He has been the Phillips Lecturer at Haverford College and a Langmuir Lecturer of the American Chemical Society. He received the Medard Welch Award of the American Vacuum Society in 1987, the Innovations in Real Materials Award in 1998, and the Pel Associates Award in Applied Polymer Chemistry in 2000.

Dr. Cardillo has served on a number of review committees and councils, including the Council of Materials Science (DOE), the Synchrotron Review Committee (DOE-chair), the Chemistry Program and the Combustion Dynamics Program at Lawrence Berkeley Lab, the NSF Synchrotron Review Committee (chair), and numerous prize committees. He co-founded the Gordon Conference on Surface Dynamics.

He recently served on the Advisory Committee of the DOE for Hydrogen and Fuel Cells, the Chemical Sciences Roundtable, the New York Academy of Sciences, and to InPhase Technologies, Longmont, Colorado. He presently serves as an Advisor the Mathematical and Physical Sciences Division of the NSF, and the Strategy Board of the DOE program JCAP.