Mary Lowe Good (MS ’53, PhD ’55)
After earning an MS and PhD in chemistry Mary Lowe Good had successful careers in academics and industry before going into public service. She was a member of the National Science Board during the Carter and Reagan administrations and was appointed to the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology by President George H.W. Bush. President Bill Clinton appointed her Under Secretary for Technology for the U.S. Department of Commerce, where she worked on military and government technological advancements and was at the forefront of making global positioning system technology accessible to the public.