Patricia Falcone enjoyed Princeton engineering in the early days of coeducation. Today, she is the Deputy Director for Science and Technology at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory where she oversees the Lab’s scientific capabilities and technical initiatives. Falcone previously served as a Senate-confirmed Associate Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. She is a member of the advisory committee for Princeton’s Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department and of the board of trustees of the Georgia Tech Research Corporation. She co-chairs the Advanced Computing Roundtable of the Council on Competitiveness and chairs the National Laboratory Chief Research Officers. Falcone earned an M.S. and Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from Stanford University. She and her husband, Roger ’74, have two grown children.