The President today announced his intention to nominate William D. Phillips to be an Associate Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy. This is a new position.
Since 1989 Dr. Phillips has served as president of the Missouri Advanced Technology Institute in St. Louis, MO. In addition, he has served as science adviser to the Governor of Missouri, 1987 to present, and a professor of chemistry at Washington University, 1987 to present. Prior to this, Dr. Phillips was senior vice president of science and technology for Mallinckrodt, Inc., in St. Louis, MO.
Dr. Phillips graduated from the University of Kansas (B.A., 1948) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Ph.D., 1951). He was born October 10, 1925, in Kansas City, MO. He served in the U.S. Navy, 1943 - 1946. Dr. Phillips currently resides in St. Louis, MO.