克劳德·卡尼萨雷斯是在麻省理工学院物理学布鲁诺·罗斯教授。在自1971年麻省理工学院，他一直担任空间研究中心的副总裁（2013- 2015年），用于研究和协理（2006-2013），副教务长（2001- 2006年）副总裁兼董事（1990-2002 ）。他负责从2001年到2014年的教授卡尼萨雷斯的林肯实验室是美国宇航局的钱德拉X射线天文台和科学中心的副主任首席研究员。他还参与了其他几个空间天文任务，是作者或超过230篇科学论文的合着者。
Professor Canizares’ service outside MIT has included the Department of Commerce’s National Advisory Council on Innovation and 创业 and the Emerging Technology and Research Advisory Committee as well as the National Research Council’s (NRC) Committee on Science, Technology and the Law and the Committee on Federal Regulations and Reporting Requirements. He served as chair of the NRC’s Space Studies Board and was a member of the NASA Advisory Council and the Air Force Scientific Advisory Board, among others. He is also a member of the L-3 Communications, Inc. Board of Directors. Professor Canizares is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the International Academy of Astronautics and is a fellow of the American Acade我的 of Arts & Sciences, the American Physical Society, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He has also received several awards including decoration for Meritorious Civilian Service to the United States Air Force, the Goddard medal, and two NASA Public Service Medals.