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Fred Guterl is a Senior Editor at Newsweek International and directs the magazine’s coverage of science, technology, health, medicine and the environment.
Guterl joined Newsweek in July 2000 from IBM, where he worked briefly in the corporate communications dept. Before that, he was an editor at Discover magazine and at IEEE Spectrum. He has also worked as a freelance correspondent based in London. In 1998 he won the science journalism award from the American Association for the Advancement of Science for best magazine article (“Riddles in the Sand,” which appeared in Discover). In 2000 he shared a citation from the Overseas Press Club for the article “The Wasteland” on Russia’s plan to accept the world’s nuclear waste.
Guterl holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Rochester and has taught science writing at Princeton University.