Cathy Chute is the Executive Director of the Institute for Applied Computational Science and Assistant Dean for Professional Programs at the Harvard Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Cathy's work at IACS focuses on supporting faculty and students in the master's programs by making IACS connections to industry partners and collaborators across the university and planning for strategic growth. She also has responsibilty for growing and developing non-degree programs in on-line and blended formats with other Harvard schools and external partners. Cathy was previously the Publisher of Harvard Magazine as well as the Executive Director of the Ivy League Magazine Network. Prior to coming to Harvard, Cathy was a director of new business development at The New York Times.