BiographyMaxine L. Savitz recently retired as the General Manager for Technology Partnerships at Honeywell, Inc.
During her career at Honeywell, she oversaw the development and manufacturing of innovative materials for the aerospace, transportation and industrial sectors.
She served in the capacity of Deputy Assistant Secretary for Conservation at the U.S. Department of Energy from 1979 – 1983.
She is currently a member of Advisory Boards at Sandia and Pacific Northwest National Laboratories. She is a member of the board of directors of the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy and the Federation of American Scientists. She was on the National Academies’ America’s Energy Future committee and vice chair of the panel of Energy Efficiency Technologies. She was also a member of the study committee for the American Physical Society's study: Energy Future: Think Efficiency.
Dr. Savitz is vice president of the National Academy of Engineering and a Fellow of the California Council on Science and Technology. She was recently appointed to the President's Council of Advisors for Science and Technology.
She holds a Ph.D. in chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a B.A. degree in chemistry from Bryn Mawr College.