Chaired by the Dean of Science, the Science Council meets regularly during the academic year to confer on matters of school policy and promotion cases. Download an overview of the members of the MIT School of Science’s Science Council.

Michael Sipser
Dean, MIT School of Science
Chair, Science Council
Professor of Mathematics

Robert Desimone
Director, McGovern Institute
Professor of Brain and Cognitive Sciences

James DiCarlo
Department Head
Professor of Brain and Cognitive Sciences

Peter H. Fisher
Department Head
Professor of Physics

Michel X. Goemans
Department Head
Professor of Mathematics

Alan Davis Grossman
Department Head
Professor of Biology

Jacqueline N. Hewitt
Director, MIT Kavli Institute
Professor of Physics

Timothy F. Jamison
Department Head
Professor of Chemistry

Jacqueline Lees
Associate Director, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research
Professor of Biology

Li-Huei Tsai
Director, Picower Institute for Learning and Memory
Professor of Brain and Cognitive Sciences

Robert van der Hilst
Department Head
Professor of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences

Boleslaw Wyslouch
Director, Lab for Nuclear Science
Professor of Physics