Dr. Robert Hughes was director of the Materials Science Center at Cornell from 1968-74. Afterwards, he pursued a national leadership role at NSF and as President of Associated Universities Inc., an organization that oversaw Big science in the US.

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  • A Conversation with Robert Hughes – Interview by Ben Widom 

    Hughes, Robert E.; Widom, Ben (Internet-First University Press, 2011-10-17)
    Robert E. Hughes recounts his life-journey covering his early years in NYC, military service, higher education and post-Ph.D. work, his time at Penn and his return to Cornell. He oversaw the highly-regarded Materials ...


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