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ant was awarded the U.S. Association for Energy Economics’ 2008 Adelmann-Frankel award for unique and enduring contributions to the field of energy economics. Weyant was honored in 2007 as a major contributor to the Nobel Peace Prize awarded to the IPCC and in 2008 by Chairman Mary Nichols for contributions to the California Air Resources Board’s Economic and Technology Advancement Advisory Committee on AB 32.


Dr. David A. Whelan (NAE) is Vice President and Deputy General Manager of Boeing’s Phantom Works and Chief Scientist, Integrated Defense Systems. Prior to joining Boeing in 2001, Dr. Whelan was director of the Tactical Technology Office at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), where he led the development of enabling technologies, such as unmanned vehicles and space-based radar systems. Prior to his position with DARPA, Dr. Whelan held several positions of increasing responsibility with Hughes Aircraft in the development and application of radar systems. His high-technology development experience also includes positions as research physicist for Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), as well as one of four lead engineers assigned for the design and development of the B-2 Stealth Bomber Program at Northrop Grumman. Dr. Whelan is vice chairman of the NRC Naval Studies Board and a member of the NRC USSOCOM Standing Committee. He is a Director of the HRL (former Hughes Research Laboratory) and serves on the LLNL Directors Review Committee for the Physics Department. Dr. Whelan is the recipient of Secretary of Defense Medal for Meritorious Civilian Service (2001), Secretary of Defense Medal for Outstanding Public Service (1998). and the U.S. Air Force Medal for Meritorious Civilian Service (2008).



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