Subra Suresh, the head of the US National Science Foundation, will be leaving the agency in July to take up the post of president at Carnegie Mellon University, The Chronicle of Higher Education reports. Suresh joined NSF in October 2010, coming from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he was the dean of engineering.

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