and, in particular, aspects of these areas that relate to environmental issues associated with aircraft design and operation. Dr. Waitz has published extensively in these areas. He has served as an associate editor of the AIAA Journal of Propulsion and Power and is an associate fellow of the AIAA and a member of ASME and the American Society for Engineering Education. He currently teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in the fields of thermodynamics and energy conversion, propulsion, fluid mechanics, and the environmental effects of aircraft.

Anthony J. Broderick, the liaison from the NRC’s Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board to the Committee on Aeronautics Research and Technology for Environmental Compatibility, is an independent aviation safety consultant who works with international airlines, aerospace firms, a major aircraft manufacturer, and governments. Before retiring from his post as associate administrator for regulation and certification in the FAA, Mr. Broderick served for 11 years as the senior career aviation safety official in the U.S. government. He led the FAA’s development of the International Aviation Safety Assessment program. He was also instrumental in leading international efforts to establish certification and operational standards for safety. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Broderick spent 14 years in the FAA and the U.S. Department of Transportation, and 7 years in private industry. His portfolio also includes a background in commercial aviation security; aviation environmental issues; management of the FAA evaluation, currency, and transportation flying programs; and oversight of the FAA flight inspection program. He has received many awards and recognition for his work in the aeronautics industry.

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