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B Biographies of the Organizing Committee Members Mario ,1. Molina (Co-Chair) is Institute Professor at the Massachusetts Insti- tute of Technology (MIT). He holds a chemical engineering degree from the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico; a postgraduate degree from the University of Freiburg, Germany; and a Ph.D. in physical chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley. He joined MIT in 1989 with appointments in both the Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences and the De- partment of Chemistry and was named MIT Institute Professor in 1997. Prior to joining MIT, he held teaching and research positions at the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico; the University of California, Irvine; and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology. He is a member of the Pon- tifical Academy of Sciences. He has served on the U.S. President's Committee of Advisors in Science and Technology, the Secretary of Energy's Advisory Board, the National Research Council (NRC) Board on Environmental Studies and Toxi- cology, and boards of the U.S.-Mexico Foundation of Science and other non- profit environmental organizations. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. He has received several awards for his scientific work including the 1995 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. John H. Seinfeld (Co-Chair) is the Louis E. Nohl Professor in the Divisions of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering and Engineering and Applied Science at the California Institute of Technology. He is a graduate of the University of Roch- ester, where he received a B.S. degree in chemical engineering, and Princeton University, where he received a Ph.D. in chemical engineering. In 1967, he joined the faculty of the California Institute of Technology. Through both experimental and theoretical studies, Seinfeld has made numerous contributions to our knowl- edge of the chemistry of the urban atmosphere; the formation, growth, and dy- namics of atmospheric aerosols; and the role of aerosols in climate. His founding 58

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APPENDIX B 59 work in the field of mathematical modeling of the atmosphere eventually became written into the U.S. Clean Air Act. Seinfeld has received numerous honors and awards including the American Chemical Society Award for Creative Advances in Environmental Science and Technology, the 2001 Nevada Medal, and the Fuchs Award of the International Aerosol Research Assembly in 1998. He is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and was president of the American Association for Aerosol Research. He was chairman of the NRC Panel on Tropo- spheric Ozone and the NRC Panel on Aerosols and Climate. Seinfeld is the au- thor of more than 400 scientific papers and several books. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering. Mark A. Barteau (Steering Committee Liason) is Robert L. Pigford Profes- sor and Chair of the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Delaware. He received his B.S. degree from Washington University in 1976 and his M.S. (1977) and Ph.D. (1981) from Stanford University. His research area is chemical engineering with specialized interests in application of surface tech- niques to reactions on nonmetals, hydrocarbon and oxygenate chemistry on met- als and metal oxides, scanning probe microscopies, and catalysis by metal oxides. Philip H. Brodsky retired from Pharmacia in 2002 as vice president respon- sible for corporate research and environmental technology, a position he held at Monsanto prior to its merger with Pharmacia and Upjohn. He received a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from Cornell University and has held various positions in research and research management at Monsanto. He serves as chair of the Ameri- can Chemical Society's Committee on Chemistry and Public Affairs and on the industrial advisory boards of the Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering at the University of Arizona and the Department of Chemical Engi- neering at Washington University. He has served on numerous advisory and re- view committees for the Department of Defense, Department of Energy, Envi- ronmental Protection Agency, and NRC and was a member of the boards of directors of the Industrial Research Institute, Inroads St. Louis, and MetaPhore Pharmaceuticals. A. Welford Castleman, ,Ir. (BCST Liaison) is Evan Pugh Professor of Chemistry and Physics and Eberly Distinguished Chair in Science at the Pennsyl- vania State University and holds a joint appointment as professor in the Depart- ment of Physics. He has been a member and on the Advisory Board for the Par- ticulate Materials Center at the Pennsylvania State University, currently serves in that capacity for the Consortium for Nanostructured Materials (VCU), and is a member of the Penn State Center for Materials Physics. He received a B.Ch.E. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and his Ph.D. degree at the Polytechnic Institute of New York. He has been on the staff of the Brookhaven National Laboratory (1958-1975), adjunct professor in the Departments of Mechanics and Earth and Space Sciences, State University of New York, Stony Brook (1973- 1975), and professor of chemistry and fellow of the Cooperative Institute for

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60 APPENDIX B Research in Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado, Boulder (1975- 1982~. Castleman is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and was a Fulbright senior scholar in 1989. He received the 1988 American Chemical Society Award for Creative Advances in Environmental Science and Technology and was awarded a Doktors Honoris Causa from the University of Innsbruck, Austria, in 1987. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences. Joseph M. DeSimone (BCST Liaison) is William R. Kenan, Jr., Distin- guished Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina. He is also director of the National Science Foundation Science and Technology Center for Environmen- tally Responsible Solvents and Processes. He received his B.S. in chemistry form Ursinus College and his Ph.D. in chemistry from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. His areas of interest include polymer synthesis in supercritical fluids, surfactant design for applications in interracial chemistry, and polymer synthesis and processing from fundamental aspects of chemical systems to the most efficient and environmentally friendly ways to manufacture polymers and polymer products. Jean H. Futrell is Senior Battelle Fellow and Chief Science Officer at Pa- cific Northwest National Laboratory. Previously he was Willis F. Harrington Pro- fessor of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Delaware. He received a B.S. from Louisiana Polytechnic Institute and a Ph.D. from University of Cali- fornia at Berkeley. Futrell's research program focuses on the application of reac- tion dynamics methods particularly the use of crossed molecular beams to investigate the detailed mechanism of ion activation in tandem mass spectrom- etry. He has served on the NRC's Chemical Sciences Roundtable and was chair of the Council for Chemical Research in 1999. Parry M. Norling is American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellow at the RAND corporation. He retired in December 1998 after 33 years with the DuPont Company, where he held a number of R&D and manufac- turing management positions and spent two years as corporate director of health and safety. From 1999 to 2001 he served part-time as Corporate Technology Adviser at DuPont supporting the chief science and technology officer. He is chairman of the Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry's CHEMRAWN (CHEMical Research Applied to World Needs) committee and a member of the IUPAC Bureau; he was chairman of the Industrial Research Institute (IRI) 1999- 2000 and is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the American Cre- ativity Association. He received an A.B. from Harvard University in physical sciences and a Ph.D. from Princeton University in polymer chemistry. His fields of expertise include R&D management, the functioning of human networks or communities of practices, improving the quality and effectiveness of innovation processes, assessing environmental technologies for sustainable development, understanding near-term nanotechnologies, and developing icephobic coatings. Jeffrey I. Silrola (Steering Committee Liason) is a research fellow in the

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APPENDIX B 61 Chemical Process Research Laboratory at Eastman Chemical Company in Kingsport, Tennessee. He received his B.S. in chemical engineering from the University of Utah in 1967 and his Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the Uni- versity of Wisconsin-Madison in 1970. His research centers on chemical process- ing, including chemical process synthesis, computer-aided conceptual process engineering, engineering design theory and methodology, chemical technology assessment, resource conservation and recovery, artificial intelligence, nonnumeric (symbolic) computer programming, and chemical engineering edu- cation. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering. Christine S. Sloane is director of FreedomCAR and Advanced Technology Strategy at General Motors (GM) Corporation where she is responsible for tech- nical strategy in advanced technology development programs and for the devel- opment and demonstration of technologies for energy efficiency and reduced emissions under the FreedomCAR program. Prior to 2002, Sloane served as di- rector, Technology Strategy for Advanced Technology Vehicles, focused on elec- tric drive and hybrid drive systems. Earlier she served as director, Environmental Policy and Programs, responsible for global climate issues and for mobile emis- sion issues involving advanced technology vehicles. From 1994 to 1999, Sloane served as chief technologist for the development and demonstration team for Pre- cept, GM's 80 mile-per-gallon 5-passenger demonstration vehicle. She also served as GM's technical director for the Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles (PNGV) where she was responsible for guiding and implementing the development of energy conversion and materials technologies through research and development at national laboratories, universities, and automotive suppliers. Her earlier research interests included aerosol chemistry and physics, air quality and visibility, manufacturing and vehicle emissions, and environmental policy. Sloane has authored more than 80 technical papers and coedited one book. She has served as department head of atmospheric sciences at Battelle Pacific North- west Laboratories. She received her Ph.D. from MIT in chemical physics. Isiah M. Warner is Boyd Professor and Philip W. West Professor of Ana- lytical and Environmental Chemistry at Louisiana State University (LSU). He received his B.S. from Southern University in 1968 and worked as a research chemist with Battelle Northwest for five years before receiving his Ph.D. from the University of Washington in 1977. He served on the faculties of Texas A&M University and Emory University before joining LSU in 1992. Warner' s research focuses on the areas of molecular spectroscopy and separation science. He has published more than 200 peer-reviewed manuscripts and several book chapters, and has coedited two books. He has won numerous awards for his research, teach- ing, and mentoring, including the year 2000 Eastern Analytical Symposium Award for Outstanding Achievements in the Fields of Analytical Chemistry; the 1997 Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineer- ing Mentoring; the year 2000 AAAS Lifetime Mentor Award; and the year 2000 Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Louisiana Professor of the Year Award from the Carnegie Foundation.