Paul Nielsen

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    Paul Nielsen

Paul D. Nielsen is Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute (SEI). Prior to joining the SEI, Nielsen served in the U.S. Air Force, retiring as a major general and commander of Air Force research. Nielsen is a member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering and a Fellow of both the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers.  He has served on many government boards and advisory groups and is currently a member of the Defense Science Board.