Chrysostomos L. Nikias

President Emeritus at University of Southern California

Chrysostomos L. Nikias

Chrysostomos L. Nikias

President Emeritus at University of Southern California

Overview
Career Highlights

USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Cente

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5527

Number of Boards

15

Birthday

09/30/1952 - Cyprus

Age

66

Number of Awards

12

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Director, Knight-Hennessy Scholars at Stanford University

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Academic Dean, USC Viterbi School of Engineering at University of Southern California

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Co-Founder at Synopsys, Inc.

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President & Co-Chief Executive Officer at Synopsys, Inc.

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Founder at Shamrock Israel Growth Fund Advisors Ltd.

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Chief Executive Officer at University of California - Los Angeles

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Treasurer at Mann Diversified Charitable Fund, Inc.

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President at University of Southern California

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Former Chief Executive Officer at Northrop Grumman Corp.

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Director at Nafilyan & Partners SAS

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Chrysostomos L. Nikias
President Emeritus at University of Southern California
Education
PhD

University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, also commonly known as the University of Buffalo (abbreviated UB), University of Buffalo or SUNY Buffalo, is a public research university with multiple campuses located in Buffalo and Amherst, New York, United States. The university was founded in 1846 as a private college, but in 1962 was absorbed into the State University of New York (SUNY) system. By enrollment, UB is the largest of SUNY's four comprehensive university centers, and also the largest public university in the northeastern United States (comprising New York state and the New England region). In addition, by either endowment or research funding, UB is also the largest one of SUNY's four comprehensive flagship university centers.

Diploma

National Technical University of Athens is a school in Athens.

Memberships
Fellow
Current

Founded in 1780, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences is an independent policy research center that conducts multidisciplinary studies of complex and emerging problems. The Academy’s elected members are leaders in the academic disciplines, the arts, business, and public affairs. With a current membership of 4,000 American Fellows and 600 Foreign Honorary Members, the Academy has four major goals: Promoting service and study through analysis of critical social and intellectual issues and the development of practical policy alternatives; Fostering public engagement and the exchange of ideas with meetings, conferences, and symposia bringing diverse perspectives to the examination of issues of common concern; Mentoring a new generation of scholars and thinkers through the Visiting Scholars Program and Hellman Fellowship Program; Honoring excellence by electing to membership men and women in a broad range of disciplines and professions. Click here to learn about our new members. The Academy's headquarters are in Cambridge, Massachusetts. With its geographically diverse membership, it conducts activities in this country and abroad

Fellow
Current

The Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers, Inc. is a non-profit organization that owns and operates technical professional association. It provides membership and services, societies and communities support, publication services, and conferences and events. The company was founded in 1884 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Member
Current

Founded in 1964, the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) is a private, independent, nonprofit institution that provides engineering leadership in service to the nation. The mission of the National Academy of Engineering is to advance the well-being of the nation by promoting a vibrant engineering profession and by marshalling the expertise and insights of eminent engineers to provide independent advice to the federal government on matters involving engineering and technology.

Career History
President Emeritus
1991 - Current

University of Southern California is a private research university that mainly offers undergraduate, graduate & other higher education. The university was founded in 1880 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

Fellow
Current

The Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers, Inc. is a non-profit organization that owns and operates technical professional association. It provides membership and services, societies and communities support, publication services, and conferences and events. The company was founded in 1884 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Dean
2001 - 2005

Established in 1885 the Viterbi School of Engineering (formerly the USC School of Engineering) is located at the University of Southern California in the United States. It was renamed on March 2, 2004, as the Andrew and Erna Viterbi School of Engineering in honor of Qualcomm co-founder Andrew Viterbi and his wife Erna, who had recently donated $52 million to the school.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
2011 - Current

Synopsys, Inc. engages in the provision of software products and consulting services in the electronic design automation industry. It provides intellectual property products, which are pre-designed circuits that engineers use as components of larger chip designs, as well as software and hardware that are used to develop the electronic systems that incorporate chips and the software that runs on the circuits. It also offers technical services to support the customers in industries such as electronics, financial services, energy, and industrials for developing chips and electronic systems. The company was founded by Aart J. de Geus, Bill Krieger, Dave Gregory, and Rick Rudell in December 1986 and is headquartered in Mountain View, CA.

Member, Board of Advisors
Current

Situne Corp. provides low-power products for broadband wireless and wire-line technologies. It develops RF and mixed-signal SOCs with the performance for receiving video, voice, and data over wireless medium. The firm's current technology is based on conceiving creative architecture and designing innovative, integrated circuits for TV receivers. The company offers both stand alone RF front ends as well complete SOCs for terrestrial, cable and mobile application. SiTune was founded by Vahid Mesgarpour Toosi and Marzieh Veyseh in 2008 and is headquartered in San Jose, CA.

Member, Advisory Board
Current

Part of Cappello Group, Inc., Cappello Global LLC is a company headquartered in Santa Monica, CA, that provides advisory services. Richard Revelins is currently the CEO of the firm.

President Emeritus, Board of Trustees
Current

University of Southern California is a private research university that mainly offers undergraduate, graduate & other higher education. The university was founded in 1880 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

Member, Health System Board
Current

Located on USC's Health Sciences Campus, just east of downtown Los Angeles, the Keck School of Medicine is home to the Keck Medical Center of USC — a state-of-the-art academic medical center comprised of the Keck Hospital of USC (formerly USC University Hospital) and the USC Norris Cancer Hospital. The two world-class, USC-owned hospitals are staffed by more than 500 physicians who are faculty at the renowned Keck School of Medicine of USC. USC is also partners with the nearby Children's Hospital Los Angeles. The Keck School of Medicine also is home to several research institutes, including the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute, the Eli and Edythe Broad Center for Stem Cell Research and Regenerative Medicine at USC, the USC Cardiovascular Thoracic Institute and the USC Institute for Global Health. Established in 1885, the Keck School is the oldest medical school in Southern California.

Member, Board of Directors
Current

The Alfred E. Mann Institute for Biomedical Engineering was established at the University of Southern California in 1998 as a non-profit organization to bridge the gap between biomedical invention and the creation of commercially successful medical products that improve and save lives. USC was selected because it has a rich pool of biomedical talent on campus and around Southern California.

Founding Director
1996 - 2001

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 "to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense…" With an annual budget of about $7.0 billion (FY 2012), we are the funding source for approximately 20 percent of all federally supported basic research conducted by America’s colleges and universities. In many fields such as mathematics, computer science and the social sciences, NSF is the major source of federal backing. We fulfill our mission chiefly by issuing limited-term grants -- currently about 11,000 new awards per year, with an average duration of three years -- to fund specific research proposals that have been judged the most promising by a rigorous and objective merit-review system. Most of these awards go to individuals or small groups of investigators. Others provide funding for research centers, instruments and facilities that allow scientists, engineers and students to work at the outermost frontiers of knowledge. NSF's goals--discovery, learning, research infrastructure and stewardship--provide an integrated strategy to advance the frontiers of knowledge, cultivate a world-class, broadly inclusive science and engineering workforce and expand the scientific literacy of all citizens, build the nation's research capability through investments in advanced instrumentation and facilities, and support excellence in science and engineering research and education through a capable and responsive organization. We like to say that NSF is "where discoveries begin." Many of the discoveries and technological advances have been truly revolutionary. In the past few decades, NSF-funded researchers have won more than 200 Nobel Prizes as well as other honors too numerous to list. These pioneers have included the scientists or teams that discovered many of the fundamental particles of matter, analyzed the cosmic microwaves left over from the earliest epoch of the universe, developed carbon-14 dating of ancient artifacts, decoded the genetics of viruses, and created an entirely new state of matter called a Bose-Einstein condensate. NSF also funds equipment that is needed by scientists and engineers but is often too expensive for any one group or researcher to afford. Examples of such major research equipment include giant optical and radio telescopes, Antarctic research sites, high-end computer facilities and ultra-high-speed connections, ships for ocean research, sensitive detectors of very subtle physical phenomena and gravitational wave observatories. Another essential element in NSF's mission is support for science and engineering education, from pre-K through graduate school and beyond. The research we fund is thoroughly integrated with education to help ensure that there will always be plenty of skilled people available to work in new and emerging scientific, engineering and technological fields, and plenty of capable teachers to educate the next generation. No single factor is more important to the intellectual and economic progress of society, and to the enhanced well-being of its citizens, than the continuous acquisition of new knowledge. NSF is proud to be a major part of that process.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$1,000 - $2,499
2013

NATIONAL ACADEMY OF ENGINEERING FUND (NAEF) SUPPORTS THE ACTIVITIES OF (SEE SCHEDULE O)THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF ENGINEERING (NAE).

$1,000 - $2,499
2011

NATIONAL ACADEMY OF ENGINEERING FUND (NAEF) SUPPORTS THE ACTIVITIES OF (SEE SCHEDULE O)THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF ENGINEERING (NAE).

$1,000 - $2,499
2009

NATIONAL ACADEMY OF ENGINEERING FUND (NAEF) SUPPORTS THE ACTIVITIES OF (SEE SCHEDULE O)THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF ENGINEERING (NAE).

Political Donations
$300
2006

Governance Consultant at Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges

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Awards & Honors
Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion
National Technical University of Athens
University of Piraeus
Events
Speaker
Los Angeles, CA, United States
2011 Milken Institute Global Conference

The 2011 Milken Institute Global Conference brings together some of the most extraordinary people in the world - from entrepreneurs and executives to philanthropists, scientists and Nobel laureates. Together they explore solutions to today's most pressing social, political and economic challenges.

Speaker
Los Angeles, CA, United States
2010 Milken Institute Global Conference

The 2010 Milken Institute Global Conference was full of insight, inspiration and entertainment, with a diverse slate of speakers from Wesley Clark, T. Boone Pickens, Maria Shriver, Nouriel Roubini and Eli Broad, to Tim Pawlenty, Meredith Whitney, Biz Stone, Richard Beckman and Les Moonves. This year's discussions have started the process of moving policy toward realistic solutions.

Speaker
Los Angeles, CA, United States
2004 Milken Institute Global Conference

Through a unique international agenda and some of the smartest speakers on the planet, the Milken Institute Global Conference tackles the world’s most difficult challenges in an array of fields - from finance and philanthropy, to the environment and education, to government and health.

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