Former Sec. of Energy and inaugural Energy Institute board chair passes

Former Sec. of Energy Samuel Bodman passed away recently following a long illness. After a long and distinguished career in business and public service, Sec. Bodman served as the inaugural chair of the Energy Institute’s Advisory Board.

A chemical engineer by training, Sec. Bodman was president of Fidelity Instruments before becoming CEO of the Cabot Corporation. He served as Energy Secretary under Pres. George W. Bush from 2005 – 2009. He also served as deputy secretary of Treasury and Commerce.

We honor Sec. Bodman’s commitment to scientific research and his contributions to the scientific community, and mourn his passing.

Sept. 20, 2018