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Appendix C Biographical Sketches of Committee Members Peter B. Lederman, Chair, graduated with a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of Michigan. He recently retired as executive director, Hazardous Substance Management Research Center, and execu- tive director, Office of Intellectual Property, New Jer- sey Institute of Technology. Dr. Lederman has over 50 years of broad experience in all facets of environmen- tal management, control, and policy development; con- siderable experience in hazardous substance treatment and management; and over 18 years of experience as an educator. He is a registered professional engineer, a diplomate in environmental engineering, and a national associate of the National Academies. Dr. Lederman has also worked at the federal (EPA) and state levels with particular emphasis on environmental policy. His ex- pertise is in chemical engineering, hazardous waste treatment, and educational and corporate leadership. Charles I. McGinnis, Vice-Chair, with an M.Engr. in civil engineering from Texas A&M University, retired from the U.S. Army as a major general and was former director of civil works for the U.S. Army Corps of En- gineers and more recently served in senior positions at the Construction Industry Institute in Austin, Texas. He has also served as the director of engineering and construction for the Panama Canal Company and later as vice president of the company and lieutenant gover- nor of the Canal Zone. As director of civil works, he was responsible for a $3 billion per year planning, de- 64 sign, construction, operation, and maintenance program of water-resource-oriented public works on a nation- wide basis. He has considerable experience with engi- neering and construction. He is a registered profes- sional engineer in Texas and Missouri. David H. Archer, a member of the National Academy of Engineering, graduated with a Ph.D. in chemical engineering and mathematics from the University of Delaware. He is a retired consulting engineer with the Westinghouse Electric Company and is currently an adjunct professor at Carnegie Mellon University. Dr. Archer has performed substantial work both in indus- try (working at Westinghouse as an engineer, supervis- ing engineer, department manager, and consulting en- gineer) and in academia (teaching at both the University of Delaware and Carnegie Mellon Univer- sity for almost 10 years). He has considerable experi- ence in research and management related to chemical engineering, as well as experience with combustion and plant management. John ,J. Costolnick graduated from Northwestern Uni- versity with an M.S. degree in chemical engineering and is a registered professional engineer. He retired as vice president for engineering of Exxon Chemical Company. He worked for Exxon for more than 35 years, serving in positions of increasing responsibility, from manufacturing manager and plant manager, to
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APPENDIX C vice president for agricultural chemicals and vice presi- dent for basic chemical technology. Mr. Costolnick has considerable experience in chemical operations and manufacturing. Elisabeth M. Drake, a member of the National Acad- emy of Engineering, graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with a Ph.D. in chemi- cal engineering. She retired in 2000 as the associate director of the MIT Energy Laboratory. She has had considerable experience in risk management and com- munication; in technology associated with the trans- port, processing, storage, and disposal of hazardous materials; and in chemical engineering process design and control systems. Dr. Drake has also served on sev- eral National Research Council committees relating to chemical demilitarization. Dr. Drake has a special in- terest in the interactions between technology and the environment. She belongs to a number of environmen- tal organizations, including the Audubon Society, the Sierra Club, and the National Wildlife Federation. Deborah L. Grubbe graduated from Purdue Univer- sity with a B.S. in chemical engineering with highest distinction and received a Winston Churchill Fellow- ship to attend Cambridge University in England, where she received a certificate of postgraduate study in chemical engineering. She is a registered professional engineer and engineer of record for DuPont. She is cur- rently corporate director for safety and health for DuPont. Previously, she was operations and engineer- ing director for DuPont Nonwovens, accountable for manufacturing, engineering, safety, environmental, and information systems. Ms. Grubbe is a board member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers Engi- neering and Construction Contracting Division and has held committee leadership positions with the Construc- tion Industry Institute. She has considerable expertise in safety, chemical manufacturing technology, and project management and execution. David A. Hoecke graduated from Cooper Union with a B.S.M.E. He is currently president and CEO of Enercon Systems, Inc. His expertise is in the fields of waste combustion, pyrolysis, heat transfer CFD mod- eling, and gas cleaning. In 1960, he began working for Midland-Ross Corporation as a project engineer, rising to the position of chief engineer for incineration by 1972. In 1974, he founded his own company and has since been responsible for the design and construction 65 of numerous combustion systems, including solid waste incinerators, thermal oxidizers, heat recovery systems, and gas-to-air heat exchangers. David H. Johnson graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a Sc.D. in nuclear engi- neering. He currently serves as vice president and gen- eral manager of ABS Consulting in Irvine, California. He has more than 20 years of experience in risk-based analysis for industry and government applications. He has considerable expertise in and knowledge of all fac- ets of probabilistic risk assessments, including proba- bilistic modeling and investigation of the impacts of industrial endeavors. His primary expertise is in risk assessment and management. John L. Margrave, a member of the National Acad- emy of Sciences, graduated from the University of Kansas with a B.S. in engineering physics and a Ph.D. in physical chemistry. Dr. Margrave is currently the chief scientific officer at the Houston Advanced Re- search Center and the E.D. Butcher Professor of Chem- istry at Rice University. His expertise is in high-tem- perature chemistry, materials science, and environmental chemistry. His research interests include various areas of physical/inorganic chemistry, includ- ing matrix-isolation spectroscopy/metal atom chemis- try; high-temperature chemistry, including mass spec- trometry; high-pressure chemistry; environmental chemistry; and nanoscience/technology. Dr. Margrave previously served on two National Research Council committees in the chemical demilitarization area. flames F. Mathis, a member of the National Academy of Engineering, graduated from the University of Wis- consin with a Ph.D. in chemical engineering. Dr. Mathis was vice president of science and technology for Exxon Corporation, where he was responsible for oversight of $700 million in worldwide research and development programs, and was chair of the New Jer- sey Commission on Science and Technology until his retirement in 1997. Frederick G. Pohland, a member of the National Academy of Engineering, graduated from Purdue Uni- versity with a Ph.D. in environmental engineering. He is currently a professor and the Edward R. Weidlein Chair of Environmental Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh, as well as director of the Engineering Center for Environment and Energy and codirector of
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66 EFFECTS OF DEGRADED AGENT AND MUNITIONS ANOMALIES ON CHEMICAL STOCKPILE DISPOSAL OPERATIONS the Groundwater Remediation Technologies Analysis Center. He is a registered professional engineer and a diplomate in environmental engineering. He has taught and written extensively in the areas of solid and haz- ardous waste management, environmental impact as- sessment, and innovative technologies for waste mini- mization, treatment, and environmental remediation. Robert B. Puyear graduated from Purdue University with an M.S. degree in industrial administration and from the Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy with a B.S. in chemical engineering. Currently he is a consultant specializing in corrosion prevention and control, failure analysis, and materials selection. Previ- ously he worked for Union Carbide for 16 years, devel- oping high-performance materials for chemical and aerospace applications, and for Monsanto for 21 years as a corrosion specialist, including managing its Me- chanical and Materials Engineering Section. Charles F. Reinhardt, who holds an M.D. from Indi- ana University School of Medicine and an M.Sc. in occupational medicine from Ohio State University School of Medicine, retired after more than 30 years with the DuPont Company. Working at DuPont ini- tially as a plant physician, Dr. Reinhardt joined its Haskell Laboratory in 1966 and served first as a physi- ologist, rose to chief of the physiology section, and then became a research manager for environmental sciences. In 1971, he became assistant director of the laboratory and in 1976 was named its director, a position he held until his retirement in 1996. An expert in occupational medicine and toxicology, he has served on numerous National Research Council panels and committees, in- cluding the Committee on Toxicology. W. Leigh Short, with a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of Michigan, was a principal and vice president of Woodward-Clyde responsible for the management and business development activities as- sociated with the company's hazardous waste services in Wayne, New Jersey. Dr. Short has expertise in air pollution, chemical process engineering, hazardous waste services, feasibility studies and site remediation, and project management. He has taught courses in con- trol technologies, both to graduate students and as a part of EPA's national training programs. He has served as chairman of the NOx control technology re- view panel for the EPA. Jeffrey I. Steinfeld graduated from Harvard Univer- sity with a Ph.D. in physical chemistry. He is currently a professor of chemistry at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has taught and written extensively for 37 years at MIT, specializing in high-sensitivity monitoring techniques, pollution prevention, and envi- ronmental research and education. His interests include applying scientific knowledge to environmental deci- sion making and ensuring stakeholder involvement in issues that have political, economic, social, scientific, and technical impact. Rae Zimmerman, with an A.B. in chemistry from the University of California at Berkeley, an M.S. in city planning from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Ph.D. in planning from Columbia University, is currently a professor of planning and public administration and director of the Institute for Civil Infrastructure Systems (ICIS) at the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Pub- lic Service of New York University. She has directed and/or advised federal, state, and local government agen- cies on planning and implementation of environmental policies, programs, and plans. Active in the areas of en- vironmental impact assessment; socioeconomic, com- munity, and land use impact evaluations; risk assess- ment; institutional analysis (legal, financial, and administrative); permitting and regulatory support; and public participation and/or public perception studies, she has been involved in extensive development and imple- mentation of public participation and communication programs for government-sponsored water resources projects and hazardous waste cleanup in connection with environmental permits, plans, and environmental impact statements. She is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and a past president of the Society for Risk Analysis.