medicine). Her research has focused on explicit consideration of human and organizational factors in the analysis of failure risks and, recently, on the use of game theory in risk analysis. Applications in the past few years have included counterterrorism and nuclear counterproliferation problems. Dr. Pate-Cornell is a member of several boards, including Aerospace, Draper, and In-Q-Tel. She was a member of the President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board until December 2008. Dr. Pate-Cornell received a doctorate in engineering economic systems from Stanford University. She was elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 1995.


Robert F. Sawyer is the Class of 1935 Professor of Energy, emeritus, with the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley. His research interests are in combustion, pollutant formation and control, regulatory policy, rocket propulsion, and fire safety. Dr. Sawyer served as chairman of the California Air Resources Board; chairman of the energy and resources group of the University of California, Berkeley; chief of the liquid systems analysis section at the U.S. Air Force Rocket Propulsion Laboratory; and president of the Combustion Institute. He has served on numerous National Research Council (NRC) committees and is a member of the NRC’s Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology. Dr. Sawyer holds a doctorate in aerospace science from Princeton University. He was elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 2008.


Jocelyn E. Scott is chief engineer and vice president of DuPont Engineering, Facilities and Real Estate. She joined DuPont in 1984 in the DuPont Photosystems and Electronic Products division in Rochester, NewYork. Ms. Scott served in numerous engineering and operations activities and carried out research and development assignments in various DuPont businesses. She was manager for various engineering positions and was named executive assistant to the chairman and CEO. In 2002, she was named director of DuPont Engineering and Research Technology, and in 2004 she became director of Capital Asset Productivity. In 2006, she was named director of DuPont Leveraged Operations; later that year, she became managing director, Facilities and Capital Asset Productivity. She was named vice president of DuPont Engineering in January 2008 and appointed to her current position in September 2008. Ms. Scott chaired the 2008 national conference of the Construction Users Roundtable. In addition to participating on various industry advisory boards, she has served on the Committee of Visitors for the Division of Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems of the National Science Foundation. She received a master’s degree in chemical engineering practice from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


Arnold Stancell is Turner Professor of Chemical Engineering, emeritus, at the Georgia Institute of Technology, and earlier in his career he was offered tenure at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) but decided on a career in industry. He had a 31-year career with Mobil Oil, where he was vice-president, U.S. Exploration and Production, offshore and onshore, and subsequently vice-president, International Exploration and Production for Europe, including the United Kingdom, Norway, the Netherlands, and Germany, and the Middle East, including Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Abu Dhabi. He led the development of the now $70 billion natural gas production and



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