Global Conference 2010

Speaker's Biography

Albert Carnesale

Chancellor Emeritus and Professor, University of California, Los Angeles


Albert Carnesale is Chancellor Emeritus and Professor at the University of California, Los Angeles. He was UCLA′s chancellor from mid-1997 through mid-2006, and now serves as a professor of public policy, and mechanical and aerospace engineering. Carnesale serves on the Department of Energy′s Blue Ribbon Commission on America′s Nuclear Future; the Mission Committees of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory; the World Economic Forum′s Global Agenda Council on Terrorism, Proliferation and Weapons of Mass Destruction; the board of directors of Harvard University′s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs; and the advisory board of the Rand Corp.′s Center for Global Risk and Security. He was at Harvard for 23 years, serving as Lucius N. Littauer Professor of Public Policy and Administration, dean of the John F. Kennedy School of Government and university provost. Carnesale holds bachelor′s and master′s degrees in mechanical engineering and a Ph.D. in nuclear engineering.


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