Museum Advisory Board

The Museum Advisory Board has two fundamental purposes: to support the Museum in carrying out its mission, and to review, offer advice, governance, and guidance about, and lend support to collection, conservation, exhibition, education and public programs, and development policies and programs.



Phillip Sharp, Institute Professor, Department of Biology, and Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT

Vice Chair

Mark Epstein (Class of 1963), Senior Vice President, Qualcomm


David Berry (Class of 2000), Partner, Flagship Ventures
Angela Belcher, Professor of Biological Engineering and Materials Science, Professor of Biological Engineering, MIT
Michael Bove (Class of 1983, PhD 1989), Head, Object-Based Media Group, Media Laboratory, MIT
Steven Cherny (Class of 1987), Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Ronald Cordover (Class of 1964, PhD 1967), Chairman Emeritus, Corber Corporation
Charles Cuneo, Partner, McKenna and Partners
Noelle Faris, President, Akamai Foundation
Daniel Grunberg (Class of 1983, PhD 1986), Chief Solver, Solver World
Melissa Kaufman (Class of 2010), Robert Noyce Scholar, Boston University School of Education
David Mindell (PhD 1996), Professor of the History of Engineering and Manufacturing, and of Aeronautics and Astronautics, MIT
Arthur Molella, Director Emeritus, Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation, Smithsonian Institute, National Museum of American History
Jeffrey Ravel, Professor of History and Head, History Faculty, MIT
Mitchel Resnick (PhD 1992), Professor of Learning Research and Director, Lifelong Kindergarten Group, Media Lab, MIT
Sanjay Sarma, Vice President for Open Learning, MIT
Amar Sawhney, President and CEO, Ocular Therapeutix
Eric Silverman (SM 1991), Founder and Managing Director, Eastham Capital
Anne Street (Class of 1969, SM 1972), President and CEO, Riverside Consulting Group
Carolyn Turk, Deputy Superintendent, Cambridge Public Schools
Steve Woit, Director, BioPharma Executive Council

Life Members

E. Verner Johnson (Class of 1960, MAR 1961), Founder, E. Verner Johnson & Associates, Architects
Harvey Steinberg (Class of 1954), President Emeritus, Beacon Skanska USA3


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