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Craig Barrett

Craig Barrett is chairman of the board of Intel Corporation and a leading advocate for improving education in the U.S. and around the world. He is also a vocal spokesman for the value technology can provide in raising social and economic standards globally.

Craig Barrett was born Aug. 29, 1939 in San Francisco, Calif. He attended Stanford University in Palo Alto, California from 1957 to 1964, and received his Bachelor of Science, Master of Science and Ph.D. degrees in Materials Science. After graduation, he joined the faculty of Stanford University in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, and remained through 1974, rising to the rank of Associate Professor. Dr. Barrett was a Fulbright Fellow at Danish Technical University in Denmark in 1972 and a NATO Postdoctoral Fellow at the National Physical Laboratory in England from 1964 to 1965. Dr. Barrett is the author of over 40 technical papers dealing with the influence of microstructure on the properties of materials, and a textbook on materials science, Principles of Engineering Materials.

Dr. Barrett joined Intel Corporation in 1974 as a technology development manager. He was named a vice president of the corporation in 1984, promoted to senior vice president in 1987, and executive vice president in 1990. Dr. Barrett was elected to Intel Corporation's Board of Directors in 1992 and was named the company's chief operating officer in 1993. He became Intel's fourth president in May 1997, chief executive officer in 1998 and chairman of the Board on May 18, 2005.

Dr. Barrett is an appointee to the President's Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations and to the American Health Information Community. He co-chairs the Business Coalition for Excellence in Education and the National Innovation Initiative Leadership Council, and is a member of the Board of Trustees for the U.S. Council for International Business. As chair of the National Academy of Engineering, Dr. Barrett promotes the Academy and its policies to the engineering community and the public. In addition, he is a member of the Commission on No Child Left Behind, the National Infrastructure Advisory Council, and the Committee on Scientific Communication and National Security. Dr. Barrett also serves on the Board of Directors of the U.S. Semiconductor Industry Association, the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, the National Forest Foundation, Achieve, and TechNet.
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Bill Bonvillian

William B. Bonvillian, since the end of January 2006, has been Director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Washington, D.C. Office. Prior to that position, he served for seventeen years as Legislative Director and Chief Counsel to U.S. Senator Joseph Lieberman. He has also taught in the area of science, technology and innovation policy.

Prior to his work on Capitol Hill, he was a partner at a large national law firm. Early in his career, he served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary and Director of Congressional Affairs at the U.S. Department of Transportation. His recent articles include, “Meeting the New Challenge to U.S. Economic Competitiveness” and “Organizing Science and Technology for Homeland Security,” both published in Issues in Science and Technology and “Science at a Crossroads," published in Technology in Society and reprinted in the FASEB Journal. At MIT, he works to support MIT’s strong and historic relations with federal R&D agencies, and its role on national science policy. His legislative efforts at Senator Lieberman’s office included science and technology policies and innovation issues. He worked extensively on legislation creating the Department of Homeland Security, and more recently on Intelligence Reform and national competitiveness legislation.

He received a B.A. from Columbia University with honors, an M.A.R. from Yale Divinity School in religion; and a J.D. from Columbia Law School, where he also served on the Board of Editors of the Columbia Law Review. Following law school, he clerked for a Federal Judge in New York. He is a member of the Connecticut Bar, the District of Columbia Bar and the U.S. Supreme Court Bar. He has lectured and given speeches before numerous audiences on science and technology issues, and has taught in this area at Georgetown and George Washington Universities.

Tom Bowles

Bowles did his undergraduate work at the University of Colorado where he received a B.A with honors in math and physics in 1973. He obtained his Ph.D. from Princeton University in nuclear physics in 1978. He was a postdoc at Argonne National Laboratory before moving to Los Alamos in 1979 as a staff member in the Physics Division. Bowles was elected as an American Physical Society Fellow in 1993, as a Los Alamos Fellow in 1994, and was appointed as an Affiliate Professor at the University of Washington in 1995. He served as the P-3 and P-23 acting group leader from1994-95 and as the Los Alamos nuclear physics program manager from 2002-04. He has served on a number of Laboratory, national, and international committees, was a recipient of a Distinguished Performance Award, and received the Markov Prize from the Institute for Nuclear Research of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Bowles initiated a program in weak interaction physics in 1979 that grew to a $3M+ a year effort that established Los Alamos as a world leader in non-accelerator nuclear and particle physics. Bowles was the co-PI on a tritium beta decay experiment that demonstrated electron neutrinos do not account for most of the missing mass of the Universe. He has led the American effort for18 years in a joint Russian-American solar neutrino experiment carried out in Russia that demonstrated there was a significant deficit of the neutrinos produced in the primary fusion generating reaction in the Sun. Bowles was also a member of the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory that demonstrated conclusively that the observed deficit of solar neutrinos was due to neutrino oscillations - i.e., neutrinos change from one type to another during their journey from the Sun to the Earth. Coupled with experiments on atmospheric neutrinos, we now know that neutrinos account for at least as much of the mass of the Universe as all of the visible stars. We also now know that the standard model of the electroweak force is an incomplete description of Nature. Bowles initiated an effort at Los Alamos on Ultra-Cold Neutrons (UCN) that has resulted in construction of a novel UCN source that is the most intense in the world. This will allow experiments to study the structure of the weak nuclear force as a means of seeking to understand how the four known forces in Nature are related.

Bowles participated in experiments at the Ion Beam Facility to measure reactions of interest to rad-chem analysis of nuclear events and directed the efforts of P-23 and EG&G at the Nevada Test Site while serving as the P-23 acting group leader. He served on John Browne's advisory committee for the annual assessment of the stockpile and on the Military Space Committee in the Threat Reduction Directorate.

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Joseph Cecchi

Joseph L. Cecchi is Dean of the School of Engineering at the University of New Mexico (UNM) and Professor of Chemical and Nuclear engineering. He also is Chairman of the Board of the Science and Technology Corporation (STC), UNM’s technology transfer organization. From 1972 to 1994, Dean Cecchi was at Princeton University, where he held joint appointments in the Department of Chemical Engineering and the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, and was Director of Princeton’s Graduate Program in Plasma Science and Technology. From 1991 to 1994, he held a concurrent appointment as director of the New Jersey SEMATECH Center of Excellence for Plasma Etching.

Dr. Cecchi’s research is in semiconductor and micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) fabrication and device technology on the micro and nano scales. He has authored more than 100 research publications in semiconductor manufacturing, plasma engineering, and materials technology. Dr. Cecchi is an inventor on six U.S. patents and has supervised the research of more than 25 masters and doctoral students.

Dr. Cecchi received his bachelor’s degree in physics from Knox College, and his masters and doctorate in physics from Harvard University. He has served on the Advisory Council to the Program in Plasma Physics at Princeton University, and on the Semiconductor Industry Association International Technology Roadmap for Semiconductors Committee. He is a member of the Engineering Deans Council (EDC) of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), and serves on the EDC Public Policy Committee and the EDC Data Collection Committee. He is also a member of the Education Advisory Group of the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE).

Wendy Cieslak

Wendy R. Cieslak is currently Deputy to the Vice President for Science, Technology and Engineering (ST&E) at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She leads the Laboratory Directed R&D program, the University Partnerships program, and operations of the ST&E Strategic Management Unit. She has also served as Deputy Director of the Physical, Chemical and Nanosciences Center, the Energetic Components Center, and the Geoscience and Environment Center. Previous management assignments have included Technical Advisor with the Department of Energy’s Office of Basic Energy Sciences, Division of Materials Sciences, in Germantown, Maryland and Manager of the Materials Interface Reliability Department at Sandia. Dr. Cieslak joined Sandia in 1983 as a technical staff member performing basic and applied corrosion research of metals in liquid and atmospheric environments. She has also been the lead technologist for Sandia’s lithium/thionyl-chloride battery development and lithium-ion battery research programs.

Dr. Cieslak earned her Ph.D. and B.S. in Materials Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. She is a Fellow of the Hertz Foundation and of ASM, International. Her professional service has included: the 1997 National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council study on Aging of U.S. Air Force Aircraft; the Editorial Board for Corrosion Journal; and advisory boards for the Environmental and Energy Sciences Division at the Idaho National Laboratory and the Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at the University of California, Davis. Dr. Cieslak is a violinist in the Albuquerque Philharmonic Orchestra and informal string ensembles.

Kathryn Clay

Dr. Kathryn Clay is a member of the professional staff of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, chaired by Senator Pete Domenici of New Mexico. She is responsible for a broad range of science and technology issues relating to our nation’s energy future. Mostly recently, she has focused her efforts on the Protecting America’s Competitive Edge Act through Energy (PACE-Energy). The PACE-Energy Act is based upon the recommendations put forward in the National Academy of Science report, Rising above the Gathering Storm, to ensure that the United States remains innovative and competitive in high technology and scientific enterprises.

Prior to joining the Energy Committee, Kathryn served on the Energy Subcommittee of the House Science Committee. She has also worked at the Division of Energy Resources of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and the Alternative Fuel Vehicle Center of Ford Motor Company. Kathryn received her Ph.D. in physics and her M.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
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Paul Fleury

Paul Fleury has been Dean of Engineering and Frederick William Beinecke Professor of Engineering and Applied Physics at Yale University since December of 2000.He holds a secondary faculty appointment in Physics. Prior to joining Yale Dr. Fleury was Dean of the School of Engineering at the University of New Mexico, following 30 years at AT&T Bell Laboratories. His last position there was Director of the Materials and Processing Research Laboratory in Murray Hill, New Jersey. In January 1992, he was elected Vice President for Research and Exploratory Technology at Sandia National Laboratories, where he was responsible for programs in physical sciences, high performance computing, engineering sciences, pulsed power, microelectronics, photonics, materials and process science and engineering, and computer networking. In October 1993, upon termination of the contract under which AT&T managed Sandia for the Department of Energy, Dr. Fleury returned to Bell Laboratories.

He received his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees from John Carroll University, and his doctorate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology all in Physics. He holds five patents and has authored more than 130 scientific publications. He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society, the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, as well as a member of the National Academy of Engineering and the National Academy of Sciences. He has received the 1985 Michelson-Morley Award and the 1992 Frank Isakson Prize of the American Physical Society for his research on optical phenomena in condensed matter systems. He is currently a Board member of Brookhaven Science Associates which manages Brookhaven National Laboratory, and serves on visiting committees for Lawrence Berkeley, Sandia and Los Alamos National Laboratories, as well as the Department of Energy’s Office of Science, and the Department of Commerce’s National Institute for Standards and Technology.

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Daniel Goroff

Daniel Goroff is Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty at Harvey Mudd College. He has held this post since July of 2005, when he also became a member of both the Mathematics and the Economics Departments.

Goroff earned his B.A.-M.A. degree in mathematics summa cum laude at Harvard as a Borden Scholar, an M.Phil. in economics at Cambridge University as a Churchill Scholar, and a Ph.D. in mathematics at Princeton University as a Danforth Fellow.

Goroff’s first faculty appointment was at Harvard University in 1983. He is currently on leave from his position there as Professor of the Practice of Mathematics, having also served as Associate Director of the Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning, and Resident Tutor at Leverett House.

A 1988 Phi Beta Kappa Teaching Prize winner, Goroff has taught courses for the mathematics, economics, physics, history of science, and continuing education departments at Harvard. He was also the founding director of a Masters Degree Program in “Mathematics for Teaching” offered through the Harvard Extension School.

In pursuing his work on nonlinear systems, chaos, and decision theory, Daniel Goroff has held visiting positions at the Institut des Hautes Etudes Scientifiques in Paris, the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute in Berkeley, Bell Laboratories in New Jersey, and the Dibner Institute at MIT.

In 1994, Goroff was elected to a three-year term on the Board of Directors of the American Association for Higher Education (AAHE). During 1996-97, he was a Division Director at the National Research Council (NRC) in Washington, and during 1997-98, Goroff worked for the President’s Science Advisor at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP). That year he was named a “Young Leader of the Decade in Academia” by Change: The Magazine of Higher Education.

As Director of the Joint Policy Board for Mathematics (JPBM) from 1998 to 2001, Daniel Goroff was called to testify about educational and research priorities both by the House and again by the Senate during the 106th Congress. He currently serves as Chair of the U.S. National Commission on Mathematics Instruction at the National Research Council, and co-directs the Sloan Scientific and Engineering Workforce Project at the National Bureau of Economic Research.

Robert Graybill

Robert Graybill is a Division Director at the University of Southern California’s Information Sciences Institute, a national leader in university-based information processing research, including developing advanced computer and communication technologies. He is also a senior advisor at the Council on Competitiveness.

Mr. Graybill has an extensive background in embedded and high performance computing with over 30 years of experience in the defense, government and commercial industry. Prior to joining ISI, he spent six years at DARPA, where he designed, developed and implemented six new transformational programs in high-end computing architectures and responsive embedded computing hardware, software and network systems. These programs were coordinated with other government agencies, laboratories, federally-funded research and development centers and non-profit organizations. He was a member of the Senior Science Team leading a number of government sponsored studies in high-end computing, including the Defense Science Board task force on DoD Supercomputing Needs and the High-End Computing Revitalization Task Force.

Before joining DARPA, Mr. Graybill worked in advanced research, development, flight testing, and production for radar, sonar, electronic warfare, space surveillance systems and commercial products in organizations such as Westinghouse, Motorola, Martin Marietta Naval Systems, Martin Marietta Corporate Laboratories, Sanders and Lockheed Martin Government Electronic Systems.
Grant Heffelfinger

Grant S. Heffelfinger, PhD, is Senior Manager for Molecular and Computational Biosciences in the Biological and Energy Sciences Center at Sandia National Laboratories. The organization he leads is focused on fundamental research and development in nanobiotechology, advanced measurement and spectral analysis methods for biological systems, and computational systems biology. Following his PhD research in computational molecular physics at Cornell University, he was appointed to a staff research position at Sandia National Laboratories in 1988. Since that time, the primary thread of his work has been molecular science, from materials, to nanoscience and nanotechnology, and biology. His assignments have included positions in organizations focused on high performance computing, materials and molecular science, and biological and energy science. He is the co-inventor of Dual Control Volume Grand Canonical Molecular Dynamics, a method for simulation molecular phenomena in the presence of chemical potential gradients such as diffusion through biomembranes and was the principle and technical leader for "Accelerating Biology with Advanced Algorithms and Massively Parallel Computing," a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) between Sandia National Laboratories and Celera Genomics signed January 19, 2001. He was also Principle Investigator of "Carbon Sequestration in Synechococcus Sp.: From Molecular Machines to Hierarchical Modeling," one of five initial projects funded by the US DOE Office of Science's Genomes to Life Program.

Tony Hey

As corporate vice president for technical computing, Tony Hey coordinates efforts across Microsoft Corp. to collaborate with the global scientific community. He is a top researcher in the field of parallel computing, and his experience in applying computing technologies to scientific research helps Microsoft work with researchers worldwide in various fields of science and engineering.

Before joining Microsoft, Hey worked as head of the School of Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton, where he helped build the department into one of the pre-eminent computer science research institutions in England. Since 2001, Hey has served as director of the U.K.’s e-Science Initiative, managing the government’s efforts to provide scientists and researchers with access to key computing technologies.

Hey is a fellow of the U.K.’s Royal Academy of Engineering and has been a member of the European Union’s Information Society Technology Advisory Group. He has also served on several national committees in the United Kingdom, including committees of the U.K. Department of Trade and Industry and the Office of Science and Technology. In addition, Hey has advised countries such as China, France, Ireland and Switzerland to help them advance their scientific agenda and become more competitive in the global technology economy. Hey received the award of Commander of the Order of the British Empire honor for services to science in the 2005 U.K. New Year’s Honours List.

Hey is a graduate of Oxford University, with both an undergraduate degree in physics and a doctorate in theoretical physics.

Tom Hunter

Dr. Thomas (Tom) O. Hunter is President of Sandia Corporation, a Lockheed Martin Company, and Director of Sandia National Laboratories. Sandia Corporation manages Sandia National Laboratories, with principal sites in Albuquerque, NM, and Livermore, CA, for the U.S. Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration. Dr. Hunter joined Sandia in 1967 and became President in April 2005. His responsibilities include managing the Laboratories' $2.3 billion annual budget and approximately 8,700 employees.

His job prior to being named as Laboratories Director was as the Senior Vice President for Defense Programs. In that capacity, he led the Defense Programs Strategic Management Unit, including approximately 60% of the Laboratories' annual budget. Hunter led Sandia and U.S. DOE laboratory programs to establish cooperative R&D programs in the former Soviet Union to support nuclear nonproliferation.

He is a current member of the Engineering Advisory Board for the University of Florida, Council on Foreign Relations, American Nuclear Society, and the U. S. Strategic Command's Strategic Advisory Group. He is the author of numerous technical papers and presentations.

Dr. Hunter earned a B.S.M.E. from the University of Florida, an M.S.M.E. from the University of New Mexico, an M.S.N.E. from the University of Wisconsin, and a Ph.D. in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Wisconsin. He was recognized as a distinguished alumnus by both the University of Florida and the University of Wisconsin.
Bob Hwang
Andrew Kaldor

Andy Kaldor, Distinguished Science Advisor, is the Manager of Lead Generation and Breakthrough Research of ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Co. In this job he is responsible to senior business and technology management for the front end of the pipeline, health of research at the front end of the pipeline and of the innovation process, as well as specific research projects with high potential value and risk for the high risk. Before this assignment he has been the director responsible for Downstream Sector for EMRE's Corporate Strategic Research in Clinton, NJ. and for EMRE's collaborative programs in advanced fuels and vehicles with OEMs. Prior to that he was Fuels Process Research Director of Exxon's Process Research and Development Laboratory in Baton Rouge, LA responsible for global process research. Before moving to Louisiana he was director of several of Corporate Research Laboratories covering all the business areas of Exxon Corp. he was responsible for fundamental research in surface science, laser chemistry, chemical kinetics, catalysis, bioscience, etc.

Prior to joining Exxon he worked for the National Bureau of Standards in Gaithersburg, MD on laser chemistry and physics.

Dr. Kaldor received his PhD in Physical Chemistry from Cornell U. and his BS in Chemistry from UC Berkeley. He was NRC/NAS Postdoctoral Fellow at NBS. He has published over 100 papers, received over 20 US patents, and has organized numerous international and national conferences. He received the US Department of Commerce, Silver Medal, was Frontiers of Chemistry Lecturer, Case Western Reserve, Regents Professor, UC Irvine, Edwin G. Baetjer II Lecturer, Princeton, Samuel M. McEvain Lecturer, University of Wisconsin. He has served as the Chair of the Trustees of the Gordon Research Conferences, and as a trustee for six years. He has been a member. of the Chemical Sciences Roundtable of the NRC. He has been involved in numerous studies on graduate education and on the advisory committee of several universities and National Laboratories. He is a fellow of AAAS.
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Greg Leeming

Greg Leeming is an Intel assignee (From Intel’s External Program’s Group) to the Semiconductor Research Corporation where he is the program manager for the Focus Center Research Program, a semiconductor research consortium involving 35 US universities. Greg has 20 years of industry experience working inresearchand new technology development organizations. Greg has a BS math from Bates College, Lewiston ME, BSEE from Northeastern University, Boston MAand an MSEE from Brown University, Providence RI.

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Venky Narayanamurti

Venkatesh (“Venky”) Narayanamurti is Dean of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the John A. and Elizabeth S. Armstrong Professor of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard University. He is also the Dean of Physical Sciences and a Professor in the Harvard Physics Department. From January 1992 to September 1998 he served as the Richard A. Auhll Professor and Dean of Engineering, as well as Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering, at the University of California at Santa Barbara. He was Vice President of Research and Exploratory Technology at Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, from May 1987 to January 1992. He joined Bell Laboratories in 1968 and became Director of Solid State Electronics Research in 1981. He has published widely in the areas of low temperature physics, superconductivity, semiconductor electronics and photonics. He is credited with developing the field of phonon optics — the manipulation of monoenergetic acoustic beams at terahertz frequencies. He is currently very active in the field of semiconductor nanostructures.

Narayanamurti is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences. He is also a Fellow of the American Physical Society, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the IEEE, and the Indian Academy of Sciences. Over the years he has served on numerous advisory boards of the federal government, research universities and industry. He currently serves on the Advisory Board for the University of California’s Miller Institute for Basic Science, the Cornell University Engineering Dean’s Leadership Council, the Advisory Board of the Mathematics and Physical Sciences Directorate of the National Science Foundation, and the Governing Board of the Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies, Sandia National Laboratories. In addition to his duties as Dean and Professor, Narayanamurti lectures widely on solid state, computer, and communication technologies, and on the management of science, technology and public policy.

Lori Parrott

Lori Parrott is a member of Sandia's Advanced Concepts Group, an internal technical think tank that explores complex and interdisciplinary problems. She has an MS in science communication from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a bachelor's in geology from Iowa State University.

Jerry Paul
Jerry Paul is the Deputy Administrator and Chief Operating Officer of the U.S. National Nuclear Security Administration. He also serves as the Central Technical Authority for the U.S. Nuclear Weapons Complex. Appointed by President Bush in February 2004, the Deputy Administrator/COO coordinates all activities of the NNSA including its responsibilities for 1) ensuring the reliability and safety of the U.S. Nuclear Weapons Complex which includes 3 national security labs (Sandia, Los Alamos, Livermore) and 5 production facilities nationwide; 2) stemming the spread weapons of mass destruction through our office of nuclear nonproliferation managing our offices in Moscow, Tokyo, Beijing and at the IAEA Mission in Vienna; and 3) providing the Navy with nuclear propulsion plants.

Paul, a nuclear engineer and attorney, formerly served as a member of the Florida Legislature representing Floridas 71st district. He formerly worked as a reactor engineer and power plant operator.
Ron Paulson

Ron Paulson serves as Vice President of Engineering on the Lockheed Martin Corporate Engineering & Technology (CE&T) staff at Corporate Headquarters in Bethesda, MD. He is responsible for coordinating all the engineering activities of CE&T. This includes evaluating Business Unit programs for engineering problems and providing recommended corrective actions, leading the Corporate Engineering Process Improvement Center (EPIC), overseeing the implementation of the Integrated Engineering Process (IEP), and serving as the Corporate focal point for engineering training and development (including the SSRC and the Engineering Fellows program).

Ron has 35 years of experience in aerospace management, engineering and R&D. He began his career designing munitions at Honeywell Systems and Research. He then held a series of positions in which he led electro-optics development in the Avionics Lab at WPAFB; managed commercial instruments business and aerospace products development at Barnes Division of EDO; managed the electronics, optics and physics organization of the LMSC Research and Development Division (now ATC); was the Vice President, Programs and Technology for the LM Space Sector; managed the Civil Space Line of Business for SSC (Sunnyvale); and most recently functioned as the Vice President, Technical Operations, for SSC.

Ron holds a Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering with minors in physics and mathematics from the University of Minnesota. His graduate work was in energy transport in high-density plasmas. He holds a Masters of Science in management (Sloan Program) from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and completed the MBA coursework at the University of Dayton.
Paul Peercy

Paul S. Peercy is Dean of the College of Engineering and Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He received his BA in Physics from Berea College, and MS and PhD in Physics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He has been dean at the University of Wisconsin-Madison since 1999. Prior to that time, he was President of SEMI/SEMATECH (1995-99) and Director of Microelectronics and Photonics at Sandia National Laboratories (1991-95).

Peercy is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Physical Society, and the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers. He is the Chair of the ASEE Engineering Deans Council Executive Board and the Chair of the Physics Division of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, a member of the Advisory Board for the National Nanofabrication Infrastructure Network, and serves on advisory boards for several colleges of engineering.

Peercy currently serves on the Board of Directors for Sonic Foundry, Madison, WI; Bemis Corp., Oshkosh, WI, Mason Wells, Milwaukee, WI, and Meriter Health Services and Hospsital, Madison, WI. He is a member of the advisory board for Venture Investors LLC, Madison, WI and a member of the Wisconsin Technology Council.

His research spans several areas of solid-state and materials physics and engineering, including ferroelectricity, raman and brillouin scattering studies of solids ion-solid interactions, laser-induced phase transformations, microelectronics and photonics, and solid-state devices. He is the author or co-author of more than 180 technical papers, co-editor of several books, and holds two patents.

Julie Phillips
Julia M. Phillips is Director of the Physical, Chemical, and Nano Sciences Center at Sandia National Laboratories, a position she assumed in 2001. In February 2005 she also became Director of the Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies (CINT), a DOE Office of Basic Energy Sciences nanoscience research center at Sandia and Los Alamos National Laboratories. She came to Sandia in 1995 after 14 years at AT&T Bell Laboratories. She has a Ph.D. in applied physics from Yale University and a B.S. in physics from the College of William and Mary. Her research has been in the areas of epitaxial metallic and insulating films on semiconductors, high temperature superconducting, ferroelectric, and magnetic oxide thin films, and novel transparent conducing materials. Dr. Phillips was president of the Materials Research Society in 1995 and holds or has held elected positions in the American Physical Society and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. She was elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 2004 and is a Fellow of the American Physical Society and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. She has served on the editorial boards of Applied Physics Letters, Journal of Applied Physics, Applied Physics Reviews, and Journal of Materials Research and has published over 100 papers in these and other journals. She has also been involved in National Research Council activities including the National Materials Advisory Board (including three years as Chair), Board on Physics and Astronomy, Committee on Materials for Defense after Next, Solid State Sciences Committee (vice-chair), Committee on Condensed Matter and Materials Physics, and U.S. Liaison Committee, International Union of Pure and Applied Physics.
Proctor Reid

Proctor P. Reid is director of the National Academy of Engineering’s (NAE) Program Office. In this capacity, he oversees all NAE program activities and staff and directs the NAE policy research program on Engineering, the Economy, and Society. Beginning his tenure with the NAE in 1988 with as an NAE Fellow, Dr. Reid was appointed senior program officer in 1991, associate director in 1996, co-director in 2000, and director in 2005. Since joining the Academy, he has provided lead professional staff support for multiple NAE committee studies, workshops, and symposia on issues related to technology, trade, and economic growth. Most of these have resulted in published reports or edited volumes of papers, including Engineering Research and America’s Future: Meeting the Challenges of a Global Economy (2005); Building a Better Delivery System: A New Engineering/Health Care Partnership (2005); The Impact of Academic Research on Industrial Performance (2003); Concerning Federally Sponsored Inducement Prizes in Engineering and Science (1999); Technology Transfer Systems in the United States and Germany: Lessons and Perspectives (1997); Foreign Participation in U.S. Research and Development: Asset or Liability? (1996); Mastering a New Role: Shaping Technology Policy for National Economic Performance (1993). He is currently directing a study on global outsourcing of engineering activity.

In addition to his work with the Academy, Reid has been a professorial lecturer in European studies at the Johns Hopkins University, Paul Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, where he received his Ph.D. in international relations in 1989. Before joining the NAE, he was an instructor in political economy at Oberlin College (1986-1987) and worked as a consultant to the National Research Council (1988) and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (1984-1985). He received his BA from Dartmouth College in 1979.

Jim Roberto

Jim Roberto is deputy director for science and technology at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. As deputy director, he oversees one of the nation’s largest research and development programs with annual expenditures of $1 billion in materials and physical sciences, energy and engineering sciences, computational sciences, life and environmental sciences, neutron sciences, and national security. Prior to his present appointment, he served as ORNL’s associate laboratory director for physical sciences from 1999 to 2004 and director of the Solid State Division from 1990 to 1999.

Roberto joined ORNL in 1974 following completion of a B.S. in Aeronautics and Astronautics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Ph.D. in Applied Physics from Cornell University. His research interests have included x-ray and neutron scattering, ion-surface interactions, materials for fusion reactors, and nanoscale science and technology. Roberto is a former President of the Materials Research Society and Chair of the Division of Materials Physics of the American Physical Society. He has served on three National Research Council committees, most recently as Vice-Chair of the NRC study on Condensed-Matter and Materials Physics. He has testified before Congress on nanotechnology and chaired numerous national and international conferences including the Department of Energy’s NanoSummit in 2004. Roberto is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and a recipient of the 2004 National Materials Advancement Award from the Federation of Materials Research Societies.
Al Romig

Dr. Alton D. Romig, Jr., is currently Senior Vice President and Deputy Laboratory Director for Integrated Technologies and Systems at Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico.* His responsibilities include the leadership and management of development and engineering activities that provide science, technology, systems, and expertise in support of US Programs in military technology; proliferation prevention; technology assessments; counterintelligence; energy science, resources, conservation, and infrastructure assurance; and homeland security. The portfolio includes support to the US Departments of Energy, Defense, State, Justice, Homeland Security, the Intelligence Community, and the Nuclear Regulatory Agency. The work includes international engagement such as through the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

Dr. Romig is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and is active on a number of National Academy of Engineering/National Research Council Committees and Boards. He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and TMS (The Metals, Minerals and Materials Society). Dr. Romig is also Fellow and former President of ASM, International (formerly American Society for Metals). He is a Senior Member of IEEE (The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers). Dr. Romig also serves on the Boards of Atomic Weapons Establishment Management Limited, a Lockheed Martin joint venture company in the UK and Technology Ventures Corporation, a Lockheed Martin subsidiary dedicated to technology commercialization. He is a member of the Intelligence Advisory Board, and advisory body to the Director of National Intelligence, and has served on Defense Science Board Study committees.

Dr. Romig is the recipient of the 2005 National Materials Advancement Award from the Federation of Materials Societies, an award which recognizes outstanding contributions to national materials policy. He is also the 2005 Acta Materialia, Inc., J. Herbert Hollomon Award winner for outstanding contributions to materials science and society. Dr. Romig has also been named the 2003 ASM-TMS Distinguished Lecturer in Materials and Society. For his pioneering work in analytical electron microscopy and solid state diffusion, Dr. Romig has received several awards, including the Burton Medal (1988 - Microscopy Society of America); the K.F.J. Heinrich Award (1991 - Microbeam Analysis Society); the ASM Silver Medal for Outstanding Materials Research (1992); and the Acta Metallurgica International Lectureship (1993-1994).

He received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in materials science and engineering from Lehigh University in 1975, 1977, and 1979, respectively. In 1979, he joined Sandia National Laboratories as a member of the technical staff. After a variety of management assignments, he was named Director, Materials and Process Sciences in 1992. From 1995 to 1999, he was Director of Microsystems Science, Technology, and Components. From 1999 to 2003, he was named Chief Technology Officer and Vice President for Science, Technology, and Partnerships. In that role, he was Chief Scientific Officer for the Nuclear Weapons program, accountable for Sandia’s interactions with industry and academia. In addition, he was responsible for the Laboratory Directed Research & Development program. In 2003, he was named Vice President, Nonproliferation and Assessments. He served in this capacity until attaining his present position in 2005.

Myron Salamon

Professor Salamon received his bachelor's degree in physics from the Carnegie Institute of Technology (now Carnegie-Mellon University) in Pittsburgh in 1961, and his Ph.D. in physics from the University of California, Berkeley in 1966. He joined the Department of Physics at the University of Illinois as an assistant professor in 1966. He has been Professor of Physics since 1974. Professor Salamon is a Fellow of the American Physical Society and a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, IEEE, ASEE, and the Neutron Scattering Society.

During 1995-96, Professor Salamon served as a Distinguished Visiting Professor with the Japan Ministry of Education at Tsukuba University and was Matthias Scholar at Los Alamos National Lab. Since December 2000 he has been Associate Dean and Director of the Experiment Station in the College of Engineering. His research area is experimental condensed matter physics, with an emphasis on superconductivity, nanoscale magnetic materials and properties of materials near phase transitions (magnetic properties, heat capacity, electrodynamics, transport properties, neutron scattering, X-ray diffraction)
Billy Sanders

Billy Sanders joined the College of Engineering at UC Davis in 1990 following a 22-year career in engineering development, research, and management at Sandia National Laboratories. As Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs, his assignments covered a broad range of responsibilities in academic administration, curriculum development, undergraduate and graduate admissions, and engineering outreach. He was a founding member of the Forensic Science Graduate Group and has lectured in the Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering. For many years, he was responsible for the undergraduate course Professional Responsibilities of Engineers, an upper-division course on professionalism, public responsibility, and ethics. He rewrote John Kemper’s classic textbook on this subject, Engineers and Their Profession, which recently appeared as a co-authored 5th Edition published by Oxford University Press. In 2004, Dr. Sanders was invited by New Mexico Highlands University to spend a year in residence to help launch a new program in Computational Engineering, an assignment sponsored by the University of California.

Upon his return from the New Mexico assignment in 2005, Dr. Sanders was named the Co-Director of the Materials Design Institute at UC Davis, an educational collaboration sponsored by Los Alamos National Laboratory. He additionally assumed the duties of Director of Research Development in the Office of Research and leads the Interdisciplinary Research Support unit.

His research interests are in the forensic analysis of fires and explosions, and he has participated in over 170 forensic investigations that included issues of mechanical failure. He has published 30 papers in the scientific literature with most concentrating on the fundamental aspects of multi-phase combustion. Dr. Sanders received a B.S. in Mechanical/Aeronautical Engineering from UC Davis in 1968, an M.S. in Aeronautical and Astronautical Sciences from Stanford University in 1969, and a Ph.D. in Mechanical/Aeronautical Engineering from UC Davis in 1974.
Marion Scott
MARION W. SCOTT received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Southern Methodist in 1979. He joined the LTV Corporation in 1979 where he worked on laser radar and optical imaging systems. In 1986 he joined Sandia National Laboratories Optoelectronic Components Group, where he worked on range imaging laser radar. He invented a scannerless range imager that has been applied to wing inspection on the space shuttle. In 1994 he became the Sensor Programs Manager in the Microelectronics and Photonics Center at Sandia. He has initiated projects in chemical and physical state sensing, including a micro-chemical analysis system; weapon state-of-health monitoring; bio-micro fuel cells; and miniature radars. In 2001, he was named Director of Microsystems, Science, Technology and Components. This center is now a 150M enterprise that encompasses microelectronics, photonics, MEMS, RF and microwave components, and advanced packaging
Dave Sharp

Chief Science Office, Deputy
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Los Alamos, NM 87544
Tel: (505) 667-5266
Fax: (505) 667-7034
Email: dhs@t13.lanl.gov / dcso@lanl.gov           

LANL Positions
1984-present Laboratory Fellow
2002-present Group Leader, Complex Systems, Theoretical Division
2002-present Science Advisor, Applied Physics (X) Division
2004-present Deputy Chief Science Officer

Education / Affiliations
1960                  A. B., Princeton University
1964                  Ph.D., California Institute of Technology
1963-1964             Visiting Fellow, Princeton University
1964-1965             Research Associate, Princeton University
1966-1967             Instructor, Princeton University
1966                  Research Fellow, California Institute of Technology
1967-1974             Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania
1974-1984             Staff Member, Los Alamos National Laboratory
1990-                 Adjunct Professor, SUNY at Stony Brook
1995-1998             Visiting Fellow, The Salk Institute

Prizes, Honors and Fellowships
1959                 Kusaka Memorial Prize in Physics, Princeton University
1960-1963               NSF Predoctoral Fellow
1963-1964               NSF Postdoctoral Fellow
1974-                 Fellow, American Physical Society
1990-                 Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
2001-                 Co-recipient, US Department of Energy Defense Programs Award
                            of Excellence for "Development of Certification Methodology".

Society Memberships
American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Physical Society
American Mathematical Society
International Association of Mathematical Physicists
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
New York Academy of Science

 

Ten Selected Publications

(\sc J. Glimm, D. Saltz and D. H. Sharp), ``Statistical Evolution
of Chaotic Fluid Mixing'', {\it Phys. Rev. Lett.} {\bf 80}, 712-715 (1998)

(\sc J. Glimm and D. H. Sharp), ``Stochastic Partial Differential Equations:
Selected Applications in Continuuum Physics'', In ``Stochastic Partial Differential
Equations: Six Perspectives'', {\it Mathematical Surveys and Monographs, Vol 64},
R. A. Carmona and B. L. Rozovskii, eds. (American Mathematical Society,
Providence, 1999), pp. 3-44.

(\sc J. Glimm and D. H. Sharp), ``Stochastic Methods for the Prediction
of Complex Multiscale Phenomena'', {\it Quart. Jour. Appl. Math.},
{\bf LVI}, 741-765 (1998).

(\sc T. C. Wallstrom, S. Hou, M. A. Christie, L. J. Durlofsky and
D. H. Sharp), ``Accurate Scale Up of Two Phase Flow using Renormalization
and Nonuniform Coarsening'', {\it Comp. Geosciences}, {\bf 3}, 69-87 (1999)

(\sc J. Glimm and D. H. Sharp), ``Prediction and the Quantification
of Uncertainty'', {\it Physica D}, {\bf 133}, 152-170 (1999)

(\sc B. Cheng, J. Glimm and D.H. Sharp), ``A Multi-Temperature
Multiphase Flow Model'', {\it Z. Angew. Math. Phys.}, {\bf 53}, 211-238
(2002)

(\sc B. DeVolder, J. Glimm, J. Grove, Y. Kang, Y. Lee, K. Pao, and
K. Ye), ``Uncertainty Quantification for Multiscale Simulations'', {\it
J. Fluids Eng.}, {\bf 124}, 29-41 (2002)

(\sc B. Cheng, J. Glimm and D.H. Sharp),``A Three-Dimensional
Renormalization Group Bubble Merger Model for Rayleigh-Taylor Mixing'',
{\it Chaos}, {\bf 12}, 267-274 (2002)

(\sc B. Cheng, J. Glimm and D.H. Sharp), ``Dynamical Evolution of
Rayleigh-Taylor and Richtmyer-Meshkov Mixing Fronts'', {\it Phys. Rev},
{\bf E66}, 036312 (7) (2002)

(\sc D.H. Sharp and M.M Wood-Schultz), ``QMU and Nuclear Weapons
Certification - Whats Under the Hood'', {\it Los Alamos Science, (In press)

Ben Streetman
Rick Stulen

Dr. Richard Stulen is the Chief Technical Officer and Vice President of Science & Technology and Research Foundations at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, New Mexico. In this role, he is responsible for science and engineering activities that include nanoscience and technology, materials science, advanced fusion development, high performance computing, radiation sciences, microelectronics and microsystems, and engineering sciences. Dr. Stulen is also Vice President of the Science, Technology, and Engineering Strategic Management Unit, and Chief Scientist of the Nuclear Weapons Strategic Management Unit. Dr. Stulen has also served as Director of Homeland Security Systems and Development Center which has activities in systems analysis and homeland security prototype deployments.

Dr. Stulen earned his Ph.D. degree in solid state physics from Purdue University and joined Sandia National Laboratories as a Member of the Technical Staff in 1976. During his career, he has organized and chaired international workshops and published extensively in areas related to surface science and Extreme Ultraviolet (EUV) lithography. In 1999, he received Lockheed Martin’s prestigious NOVA award for technical excellence. His previous positions include Director of the Exploratory Systems and Development Center, Director of Materials and Engineering Sciences, Deputy Director of Science Based Engineering and Technology and CEO and COO of the Extreme Ultraviolet Lithography Virtual National Laboratory, comprised of scientists and engineers from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratories. He served on the 2003 DOD Defense Science Board Summer Study on Homeland Security.

Thomas Theis
George Thompson
Suzy Tichenor
Kimberly Turner

Kimberly L. Turner is an Associate Professor and Director of the Undergraduate Program in Mechanical Engineering at UC Santa Barbara. She is also the co-leader of the Sensors Task in the UCSB-MIT-Caltech-ARMY Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies.

Prof. Turner received her bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Michigan Technological University in 1994 and her PhD degree in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics from Cornell University in 1999.

Turner has been on the faculty at UC Santa Barbara since 1999. During that time, she has developed and taught courses in Micro/Nanotechnology, as well as in traditional subjects including Dynamics, nonlinear systems, and mechanics of materials. She is a member of the California Nanosystems institute, and on the executive committee of the Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies. In 2005 she was the receipient of the UCSB Academic Senate Distinguished Teaching Award.

Prof. Turner’s research interests are focused in the areas of Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) and nanosystems. She is a recipient of the National Science Foundation Graduate Research fellowship, the Cornell Nellie Yeoh Whetten Award, the Varian Fellowship Award given by the AVS, the NSF CAREER award, the NSF/MEXT Young Scientist Fellow, and recently inducted into the Michigan Technological University Presidential Council of Alumnae. She holds several patents in her field and has published over 65 reviewed technical publications.

Arthur Western
Stan Williams
Kensall Wise

Kensall D. Wise received the BSEE degree with highest distinction from Purdue University in 1963 and the MS and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from Stanford University in 1964 and 1969, respectively. From 1963 to 1965 (on leave 1965-1969) and from 1972 to 1974, he was a Member of Technical Staff at Bell Telephone Laboratories, where his work was concerned with the exploratory development of integrated electronics for use in telephone communications. From 1965 to 1972 he was a Research Assistant and then a Research Associate and Lecturer in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Stanford, working on the development of integrated circuit technology and its application to solid-state sensors. In 1974 he joined the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, where he is now the J. Reid and Polly Anderson Professor of Manufacturing Technology and Director of the NSF Engineering Research Center for Wireless Integrated MicroSystems. His present research interests focus on the development of integrated microsystems for health care, process control, and environmental monitoring.

Dr. Wise organized and served as the first chairman of the Technical Subcommittee on Solid-State Sensors of the IEEE Electron Devices Society (EDS). He was General Chairman of the 1984 IEEE Solid-State Sensor Conference, Technical Program Chairman of the IEEE International Conference on Solid-State Sensors and Actuators (1985), and IEEE-EDS National Lecturer (1986). He served as General Chairman of the 1997 IEEE International Conference on Solid-State Sensors and Actuators. Dr. Wise received the Paul Rappaport Award from the EDS (1990), a Distinguished Faculty Achievement Award from the University of Michigan (1995), the Columbus Prize from the Christopher Columbus Fellowship Foundation (1996), the SRC Aristotle Award (1997), and the 1999 IEEE Solid-State Circuits Field Award. In 2002 he was named the William Gould Dow Distinguished University Professor at the University of Michigan. He is a Fellow of the IEEE and a member of the United States National Academy of Engineering.

Andy Wnuk

Dr. Wnuk has held the position of Research Fellow-Victor Mills Society at Procter & Gamble since 2000. The Victor Mills Society was formed by P&G in 1990 to honor those technologists in the Company who have made sustaining and important business-building and organization-building contributions throughout their careers. It is named for Mr. Victor Mills, generally regarded as P&G’s most prolific inventor and technologist, who worked for the Company between 1927 and 1962. Dr. Wnuk is currently a member of P&G’s Global Packaging and Device Development Organization (GPDD).

Dr.Wnuk joined P&G in 1979, soon after receiving a Ph.D. in Materials Engineering Science from Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va. where he studied under Dr. James E. McGrath, a world-renowned polymer chemist. He also earned an M.S. in Ceramic Engineering (Virginia Tech) in 1977, and a B.S. in Chemistry from Rider University, located in Lawrenceville, NJ, in 1973.

Over the past 27 years, Dr. Wnuk has worked on process and materials developments for a wide range of Company initiatives. Examples include specialty plastic films commercialized on diaper and feminine protection products, several packaging systems, heat resistant bags for home dry cleaning products, transdermal drug delivery patches, microwave susceptor systems, biodegradable polymer compositions, and papermaking technologies. The last category includes a process for fabricating composite paper drying fabrics that has been utilized for the production of Bounty paper towels, Puffs, and Charmin tissue products since the early 1990s. Dr. Wnuk has been named inventor or co-inventor on 29 patents and has several additional patents pending.

Since 1984, Dr. Wnuk has also been heavily involved with the recruiting and training of new engineers and scientists. This has included roles as a campus interviewer at Virginia Tech and other universities, and a trainer of P&G new hires. To-date he has personally recruited and/or personally on-boarded 31 technologists into P&G, including 14 Ph.D.’s, 6 BS/MS engineers, and 11 technicians. He received P&G’s Ph.D. Recruiter of the Year Award in 2001.

Dr. Wnuk is a native of Trenton, NJ. He’s the son of immigrant parents who arrived in the US from Poland and England in the early ‘50s. His father is a former national ski champion of Poland (1939) who later served as an officer in the Polish, French, and British armies during WWII. He met his future wife, a teacher, in England shortly after the war.
Joan Woodard
EDUCATION
University of California-Berkeley
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, 1982
Stanford University
MS, Engineering Economic Systems, 1975
University of Missouri-Rolla
BS, Applied Mathematics, 1973
WORK EXPERIENCE
Sandia National Laboratories
Executive Vice President and Deputy Laboratories Director for Nuclear Weapons, 2005-Present
Executive Vice President and Deputy Director, 1999-2005
Vice President, Energy and Environment Division, 1995-1999
Director, Neuron Generator and Energetic Components Center, 1994
Director, Environmental Technology Center, 1990-1994
Manager, Materials Characterization Department, 1989-1990
Supervisor, Materials and Process Science for Nuclear Weapons and Strategic Defense Initiative, 1984-1988
Technical Staff Member, Solar Thermal Programs: Energy Systems Analysis,
1974-1982
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Nuclear weapons safety, nuclear weapons research and development; critical infrastructure; electromagnetic threat; systems analysis; science and technology intelligence ana lysis.
PROFESSIONAL/SCIENTIFIC/ HONORARY AFFILIATIONS
Current: Air Force Scientific Advisory Board; Defense Science Board, Task Force on Nuclear Capabilities, Member; Army Science Board, Member; University of Missouri-Rolla, Board of Trustees; University of New Mexico, College of Engineering Board of Visitors

Past: Intelligence Science Board, Member; National Security Space Program Special Study, Co-Chair; Defense Science Board Summer Study-Homeland Security, Panel Member; Congressional Commission on Electromagnetic Pulse, Commissioner; National Academy of Sciences Study on S&T for Counterterrorism; Secretary of Energy’s Nuclear Energy Research Advisory Committee
Terry Yates Vice Provost for Research and Economic Development