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France Cordova

Director of the National Science Foundation

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France Anne-Dominic Córdova is an American astrophysicist and administrator, who is the fourteenth director of the National Science Foundation. Córdova's scientific career contributions have been in the areas of observational and experimental astrophysics, multi-spectral research on x-ray and gamma ray sources, and space-borne instrumentation. She has published more than 150 scientific papers, most recently in 2007. In 1996, Córdova received NASA's highest honor, the NASA Distinguished Service Medal. She was recognized as a 2000 Kilby Laureate, for "contributions to society through science, technology, innovation, invention, and education."