Terri Lomax

Executive Vice President, Discovery, Science &Technology

Terri L. Lomax


  • PhD, Stanford University
  • MA, San Diego State University
  • BA, University of Washington

Terri Lomax, PhD, is the executive vice president of Discovery-Science-Technology (DST), leading a group of more than 350 staff members in the Discovery Sciences, Forensic Sciences, Electronics and Applied Physics, Technology for Industry and the Environment, and Energy Technology organizations within DST. She previously served as vice chancellor for Research, Innovation & Economic Development at North Carolina State University, overseeing research policy, private and governmental partnerships, and planning and administration for research, innovation and economic development efforts. She also served as a professor of plant biology at NC State. Lomax is a noted researcher in the areas of space biology, plant sensory genomics, and hormone action. She has given more than 100 presentations and published more than 60 articles, including several in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. She has been named a Fulbright Fellow, Carnegie Fellow, National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow and Monsanto Research Fellow