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Joy Pauschke

Joy Pauschke
Program Director
Engineering for Natural Hazards and Natural Hazards Engineering Research Infrastructure
Division of Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation
Directorate for Engineering
National Science Foundation (NSF)
4201 Wilson Boulevard
Suite 545, Room 545.07
Arlington, VA 22230
(703) 292-7024

Joy Pauschke is the Program Director for the George E. Brown, Jr. Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES) Operations and Research Programs in the Directorate for Engineering (ENG), Division of Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation (CMMI), at NSF, Arlington, VA. NEES is a national, multi-user research infrastructure consisting of earthquake engineering experimental facilities, located at universities across the United States, connected by cyberinfrastructure. NEES is Congressionally authorized under NEHRP.

Pauschke is also a co-coordinator for ENG's Office of Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation 2008 awards on Resilient and Sustainable Infrastructures. Prior to joining CMMI in 2000 as the NEES Program Director, Pauschke had oversight responsibility from 19942000 in ENG's Division of Engineering Education and Centers for awards in the following programs: Earthquake Engineering Research Centers, Engineering Research Centers, State/Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers, Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers, Engineering Education Coalitions, and Technology Reinvestment Project Manufacturing Education and Training.

While at NSF, Pauschke has received the Director's Award for Meritorious Service, Superior Accomplishment, Collaborative Integration to the Integrative Graduate Education and Research Training Program Coordinating Team, Collaborative Integration for Cyberinfrastructure Strategic Planning, Collaborative Integration for the NSF Facilities Panel Team, and Collaborative Integration for the Extended Cyber-Enabled Discovery and Innovation Working Group.

Prior to joining NSF in 1994 (IPA from 19941996), Pauschke was the Associate Dean, College of Engineering and Engineering Technology, and Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, at Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL, and Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. She has also worked for several construction and consulting firms.

Pauschke holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, and M.S., Engineer, and Ph.D., Civil Engineering from Stanford University, Stanford, CA. She is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Illinois.

M.S. Engineer and Ph.D. Civil Engineering, Stanford University
B.S. Civil Engineering, Northwestern University

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