Elizabeth Phillips

Elizabeth Phillips
  • Position:

    Vice President & Director Human Resources & Administration
  • Education:
    B.A., University of Massachusetts Amherst, 1988
  • Biography

    Elizabeth has over 25 years of human resources experience. For the past 12 years, she was the principal of a boutique human resources consulting firm in New England which supported small to mid-size companies with all aspects of their employee related needs. Engagements included, on-site HR leadership, development of talent management programs: management of total rewards programs, facilitation of employee development programs and HR compliance and administration.

  • Recent News & Events

    •  EVENT    MERL's Annual Women in Science Luncheon
      Date: Friday, August 4, 2023
      Location: MERL's Offices, 201 Broadway, Cambridge, MA
      Speaker: Carole-Jean Wu, PhD, Meta AI / Fair
      MERL Contacts: Elizabeth Phillips; Anthony Vetro
      • MERL hosted its annual Women in Science luncheon. Carole-Jean Wu, PhD, joined our event to lead a talk on Scaling AI Computing Sustainably. She shared key challenges across the many dimensions of AI, on what and how at-scale optimization can help reduce the overall carbon footprint of AI and computing. Dr. Wu is a Research Scientist and Technical Lead Manager at Meta AI / FAIR. Prior to Meta/Facebook, she was an Associate Professor at ASU.

        As part of this celebration, MERL will be making a donation to Science Club for Girls in Cambridge, MA.

        Science Club for Girls' mission is to foster excitement, confidence, and literacy in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) for girls and gender-expansive youth from underrepresented communities by providing free, experiential programs and by maximizing meaningful interactions with women-in-STEM mentors.

    •  EVENT    Sonja Glavaski-Radovanovic presents at MERL's Annual Women In Science Event
      Date: Monday, August 8, 2022
      Location: MERL
      MERL Contact: Elizabeth Phillips
      • On August 8th MERL hosted its annual Women in Science event-in person. Our guest speaker Sonja Galvaski-Radovanovic, Chief Energy Digitalization Scientist and Principal Technology Strategy advisor for the Energy & Environment Directorate at PNNL, shared career wisdom and led a lively, interactive discussion with MERL staff and interns about the significant contributions women have made to the scientific society.

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  • Awards

    •  AWARD    MERL Receives Cultural Vista's 2019 Global Partnership Award
      Date: October 17, 2019
      Awarded to: Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs
      MERL Contact: Elizabeth Phillips
      • MERL received Cultural Vista's Global Partnership Award at the 2019 Cultural Vistas Awards Gala (#CVGala)in NYC in October. This event brought together more than 250 leaders from across the business, education, government, and diplomatic communities for a special evening recognizing leadership in advancing global skills and understanding.

        The Global Partnership award recognizes MERL's exemplary contributions to advancing friendship, understanding, and effective collaboration between the United States and Japan.
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