APPENDIX B
Guest Speaker Presentations to the Committee

The Committee on Department of Defense Basic Research conducted two meetings in May 2004 at which it received presentations by invited speakers. The titles of the presentations and speakers are listed in this appendix. (See Appendix C for a list of committee interviews and site visits to Department of Defense [DOD] basic research organizations and universities.)

The committee devoted its first meeting, on May 5-6, 2004, to understanding the DOD definitions for basic and applied research and the characteristics associated with fundamental research and to gathering data and information relevant to the study from representatives of the research community.

The second meeting, held on May 26-27, 2004, was devoted to reviewing the DOD’s basic research program. Presentations were made by representatives of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, and the Office of the Secretary of Defense.

MEETING 1, WASHINGTON, D.C., MAY 5-6, 2004

“Department of Defense S&T Management Definitions/Policies Regarding Basic Research”

William O. Berry, Director for Basic Research

Office of the Director of Defense Research and Engineering


“Background Leading to Congressional Tasking”

Carolyn Hanna, Special Assistant for Science and Technology Community Affairs Department of Homeland Security

Former staff member, Senate Committee on Armed Services



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APPENDIX B Guest Speaker Presentations to the Committee The Committee on Department of Defense Basic Research conducted two meetings in May 2004 at which it received presentations by invited speakers. The titles of the presentations and speakers are listed in this appendix. (See Appendix C for a list of committee interviews and site visits to Department of Defense [DOD] basic research organizations and universities.) The committee devoted its first meeting, on May 5-6, 2004, to understanding the DOD definitions for basic and applied research and the characteristics associ- ated with fundamental research and to gathering data and information relevant to the study from representatives of the research community. The second meeting, held on May 26-27, 2004, was devoted to reviewing the DOD’s basic research program. Presentations were made by representatives of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, and the Office of the Secretary of Defense. MEETING 1, WASHINGTON, D.C., MAY 5-6, 2004 “Department of Defense S&T Management Definitions/Policies Regarding Basic Research” William O. Berry, Director for Basic Research Office of the Director of Defense Research and Engineering “Background Leading to Congressional Tasking” Carolyn Hanna, Special Assistant for Science and Technology Community Affairs Department of Homeland Security Former staff member, Senate Committee on Armed Services 37

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38 ASSESSMENT OF DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE BASIC RESEARCH “Department of Defense Basic Research Funding: Some Personal Experiences and Reflections” Greg Voth, Professor of Chemistry University of Utah Chair, Public Policy Committee, American Chemical Society “Some OMB Thoughts on Proper Counting of Department of Defense Basic Research” Greg Henry, Senior Program Examiner and Operations Research Analyst National Security Division, Office Management and Budget “The Federal Investment in Defense Research” Kei Koizumi, Director of Research and Development Budget and Policy Program American Association for the Advancement of Science “Association of American Universities Insights” Kenneth F. Galloway, Dean of the School of Engineering and Professor of Electrical Engineering Vanderbilt University “DOD Comptroller Definitions/Policies Regarding Basic Research” Caral Spangler, Director for Investment Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) “Basic Research: The Leading Edge of Science and Engineering” Mary E. Clutter, Assistant Director for Biological Sciences National Science Foundation “Basic Research and the Office of Science Insights” Walt Stevens, Director, Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, and Biosciences Division, Office of Science Department of Energy “Department of Defense Sponsored Basic Research” Claude R. Canizares, Associate Provost, and Bruno Rossi Professor of Experi- mental Physics Massachusetts Institute of Technology “University of Southern California Insight on Basic Research” Cornelius W. Sullivan, Vice Provost for Research and Professor of Biological Sciences University of Southern California

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39 APPENDIX B “Department of Defense Research and the Historically Black College and Uni- versities Community: Challenges and Opportunities” Orlando Taylor, Vice Provost for Research, Dean, Graduate School, and Professor, School of Communications Howard University “6.1–6.X?” Robert A. Frosch, Senior Research Associate Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs Harvard University “6.1, 6.2, 6.3? The End of ‘R&D’” Philip Auerswald, Director, Center for Science and Public Policy, and Assistant Professor of Public Policy George Mason University “What DOD Wants to Get from Study” William O. Berry, Director of Basic Research Office of the Director of Defense Research and Engineering MEETING 2, WASHINGTON, D.C., MAY 26-27, 2004 “Army Basic Research . . . Accelerating the Pace of Transformation” John Parmentola, Director for Research and Laboratory Management Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology “Army Research Laboratory Basic Research” John Pellegrino, Acting Deputy Director Army Research Laboratory “Army Medical Research and Materiel Command Basic Research Overview” Col. James Romano, Deputy Commander Army Medical Research and Materiel Command “Army Research Institute for the Behavioral Sciences Basic Research” Jonathan Kaplan, Program Manager Army Research Institute for the Behavioral Sciences “Army Corps of Engineers: Engineer Research and Development Center Basic Research” Rick Morrison, Deputy Director Army Corps of Engineers, Engineer Research and Development Center

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40 ASSESSMENT OF DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE BASIC RESEARCH “Basic Research at Army Research, Development and Engineering Centers” Robin Keesee, Acting Deputy Director Army Research, Development, and Engineering Command “Air Force Basic Research” Lyle Schwartz, Director Air Force Office of Scientific Research “Basic Research at Air Force Research Laboratory Technical Directorates” Barry Farmer, Chief Scientist, Materials and Manufacturing Directorate Air Force Research Laboratory “Navy S&T Overview and Introduction” Stephen Lubard, Technical Director, Science and Technology Office of Naval Research “Naval Basic Research—Office of Naval Research Contributions” James Murday, Chief Scientist Office of Naval Research “Naval Basic Research—Naval Research Laboratory Contributions” Bhakta Rath, Associate Director of Research, Materials Science, and Component Technology Directorate Naval Research Laboratory “Naval S&T—Warfare Center Contributions” Robert Kavetsky, Warfare Center Liaison to Office of Naval Research Office of Naval Research “Defense Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research” Keith Thompson, Manager, Defense Experimental Program to Stimulate Com- petitive Research Office of the Director of Defense Research and Engineering “Overview of DARPA Basic Research Program” Steven G. Wax, Director, Defense Sciences Office Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency “Chemical and Biological Defense Program Basic Research” Charles Gallaway, Director, Chemical and Biological Defense Defense Threat Reduction Agency