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Company Overview of Carnegie Institution for Science

Company Overview

Carnegie Institution for Science is a not-for-profit organization that performs research in embryology, terrestrial magnetism, plant biology, global ecology, and geophysics. The organization also operates the Magellan Project and the du Pont and Swope telescopes observatories. It offers research in the areas of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Cosmochemistry, Geochemistry, Planetary Physics, and Seismology. Carnegie Institution for Science was formerly known as Carnegie Institution of Washington and changed its name to Carnegie Institution for Science in January 2007. The company was founded in 1902 and is based in Washington, District of Columbia.

1530 P Street NW

Washington, DC 20005

United States

Founded in 1902





Key Executives for Carnegie Institution for Science

Age: 70
Director of administration and finance
Chief Information Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Carnegie Institution for Science Key Developments

Carnegie Institution for Science Announces Board Changes, Effective September 1, 2014

Dr. Matthew P. Scott has been appointed the 10th president of the Carnegie Institution for Science. Dr. Scott is Professor of Developmental Biology, Genetics, Bioengineering, and Biology at the Stanford University School of Medicine and will succeed the current President, Dr. Richard A. Meserve, on September 1, 2014.

Masdar Institute Professor Names Bruce Walker Ferguson as Vice-Chairman of Carnegie Institution for Science

Masdar Institute of Science and Technology announced that Professor Bruce Walker Ferguson has been named Vice-Chairman of the Carnegie Institution for Science. Professor Ferguson is a co-founder and former COO of Orbital Sciences Corporation.

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