A man in a suit is photographed before a gray background.

Morse named AAAS Fellow in Chemical Sciences

Categories: Alumni

David L. Morse (PhD '76) has been recognized by the American Association for the Advancement of Science for his sustained research leadership and innovations.

Dr. David L. Morse (PhD ’76) was recently named a 2018 Elected Fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for his sustained research leadership and innovations in the fields of glass, glass-ceramic and ceramic materials. This lifetime honor was bestowed upon Morse and 415 other AAAS members in recognition of their extraordinary achievements in advancing science.

Morse has served as the executive vice president and chief technology officer of Corning Incorporated since May 2012, and is responsible for managing Corning’s innovation portfolio, creating new growth drivers for the company, and leading Corning’s global Research and Development organization. Prior to his current position, Morse served as senior vice president and director of Corporate Research. He is a member of the M.I.T. chapter of Sigma Xi and the National Academy of Engineering. In addition, he chairs the McDonnell International Scholars External Advisory Committee at Washington University in St. Louis, and is a member of the Corning Museum of Glass Advisory Board of Trustees, and the Corning Foundation Board.

Morse, along with the 2018 Fellows, will be recognized at the 2019 AAAS Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. During a Fellows Forum on Feb. 16, they will be presented with an official certificate and the AAAS Fellows’ gold and blue rosette pin, the colors of which represent the fields of science and engineering respectively.