Dr. Christine Ortiz
Dr. Ortiz is the Morris Cohen Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where she has made pioneering advancements in the areas of biotechnology, biomaterials, and nanotechnology. The author of more than 200 scholarly publications, she has supervised research projects across multiple academic disciplines, received 30 national and international honors, including the Presidential Early Career Award in Science and Engineering awarded to her by President George W. Bush, and served as the Dean for Graduate Education at MIT from 2010 to 2016. She is the founder of an innovative, nonprofit, post-secondary educational institution, Station1. Dr. Ortiz earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a Master of Science degree and a Doctor of Philosophy degree from Cornell University, each in the field of materials science and engineering. She also serves as a director of Mueller Water Products (NYSE: MWA), a publicly traded water infrastructure and technology company. At Enovis, Dr. Ortiz serves as a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the Board.