MORRISTOWN, N.J., February 28, 2006 — Honeywell
(NYSE: HON) announced today that Dr. Nance K.
Dicciani, president and chief executive officer, of Honeywell
Specialty Materials, has been appointed by President George W. Bush
to the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and
PCAST, which operates under the Office of Science and Technology,
advises the president on matters of science and technology policy.
Dicciani was one of 14 people named to a two-year renewable term on
the council. Council members are distinguished individuals drawn
from industry, education, research institutions, and other
nongovernmental organizations. PCAST was established by President
Bush in 2001.
“This appointment recognizes Nance’s leadership and
reputation within the chemical industry and her track record as a
technology and business innovator,” said Honeywell Chairman
and Chief Executive Officer Dave Cote. “We are proud that a
Honeywell leader has been named by the president to this
Honeywell Specialty Materials products include non-ozone-depleting
refrigerants, advanced fibers and composites for armor protection,
agricultural products, electronic materials and chemicals for
semiconductor production, and technologies and materials for
Dicciani has been ranked one of “The World’s 100 Most
Powerful Women” by Forbes magazine for the past two years.
She currently serves on the Executive and Global Product Strategy
Committees of the American Chemistry Council, and chair the Board
Research Committee. Dicciani is a vice president of SCI, the
Society of Chemical Industry and serves on its executive committee.
Dicciani previously served on the board of advisors of CEFIC, the
European chemical association; the board of directors of PP&L
Resources Inc.; and the board of trustees of Villanova University.
She has served as an advisor to the engineering schools of
Villanova University, the University of Virginia and the University
of Pennsylvania. She was the 2003 Warren K. Lewis Lecturer in
Chemical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Dicciani earned a bachelor’s of science degree in chemical
engineering from Villanova University, a master’s of science
degree in chemical engineering from the University of Virginia and
a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of
Pennsylvania. She also earned an MBA from the Wharton School of the
University of Pennsylvania. Dicciani was recognized with
distinguished alumni awards from both Villanova and University of
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Honeywell Specialty Materials, based in Morristown, N.J., is a
global leader in providing customers with high-performance
specialty materials, including fluorine products; specialty films
and additives; advanced fibers and composites; intermediates;
specialty chemicals; electronic materials and chemicals; and
technologies and materials for petroleum refining.
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