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Patricia Galloway

Member, National Science Board and CEO, Pegasus Global Holdings, Inc.

Patricia Galloway has been a member of the National Science Board (NSB) since 2006, and is the chief executive officer of Pegasus Global Holdings, Inc., an international management consulting firm providing services to the energy and infrastructure industries. She served as the first woman president of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) in 2004. A leader in the field of engineering and construction, she is a licensed professional engineer in 14 U.S. states, Canada, and Australia and a certified project management professional. Galloway sees engineering education as the number one challenge facing engineers today as current education does not provide for the soft skills necessary to survive in the 21st century. Galloway holds a certificate of director education by the National Association of Corporate Directors and has served on a number of private and nonprofit boards. She is an elected member of the National Academy of Construction (NAC) and the Pan American Academy of Engineering, where she serves on the board of directors. Galloway also serves on the Advisory Boards of the Discovery Science Channel and the Governor's Eastern Washington Advisory Council. She received a Distinguished Engineering Alumna award from Purdue in 1992. She is also the author of The 21st Century Engineer—A Proposal for Engineering Education Reform, published by ASCE Press. Galloway was appointed to the National Science Board in 2006 and served as vice chairman of the NSB from 2008 to 2010. She also chaired the Task Force for the NSB 60th Anniversary. She received her BS from Purdue University, her MBA from the New York Institute of Technology and her PhD from the Kochi University of Technology.