Year Inducted / Awarded: 2014
Member Award: Academy of Distinguished Engineers
Anne Silberstein is an International Training Manager for Saint-Gobain Matériaux de Construction, Paris, France. In this role, focusing on sustainable habitats, she is responsible for coordinating the leadership training program for the sector worldwide, developing new cross-training programs on building physics, and developing competence paths to ensure mastery of main operational functions such as R&D, production, sales and marketing. Dr. Silberstein began her career with Saint-Gobain in 1988 as a heat transfer and acoustics laboratory manager, and during that time she developed methods to assess the performance of mineral wool insulation that are still applied today. Across her career with Saint-Gobain, she has held positions of increasing authority in engineering, sales/marketing and human resources within sectors of the company serving the automotive industry, optical telecommunications, nuclear medicine and nuclear physics markets. Prior to her current position, Dr. Silberstein was Deputy Training Director at Compagnie de Saint-Gobain. Her multicultural experiences, paired with her fluency in French, English and German, underpin Dr. Silberstein’s success in serving the needs of international markets.