April 7, 1987 The President announced today his intention to nominate Kenneth Leon Nordtvedt, Jr., to be a member of the National Science Board, National Science Foundation, for the remainder of the term expiring May 10, 1990. He would succeed Simon Ramo.
Since 1970 Mr. Nordtvedt has been a professor of physics at the Montana State University. He served in the Montana State House of Representatives from 1979 to 1984. Mr. Nordtvedt served as a consultant to the Department of Energy in 1983.
Mr. Nordtvedt graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (B.S., 1960) and Stanford University (M.S., 1962; Ph.D., 1964). He was born April 16, 1939, in Chicago, IL. Mr. Nordtvedt is married and has three children. He resides in Bozeman, MT.