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Understanding and Managing Risk in Security Systems for the Doe Nuclear Weapons Complex: Abbreviated Version
given to over 3,000 students in 13 countries. He served on the National Research Council committees that produced Computers at Risk: Computing in the Information Age; For the Record: Protecting ElectronicHealth Information; and Information Technology for Counterterrorism: Immediate Actions and FuturePossibilities.
D. JEFFREY BOSTOCK retired from Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, Inc., as vice president for engineering and construction with responsibility for all engineering activities within the Oak Ridge nuclear complex. He has extensive experience managing projects as a U.S. Department of Energy contractor. He has also served as vice president of defense and manufacturing and manager of the Oak Ridge Y-12 plant, a nuclear weapons fabrication and manufacturing facility. His career at Y-12 included engineering and managerial positions in all of the various manufacturing, assembly, security, and program management organizations. He also served as manager of the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant. He was a member of the committees that produced the National Research Council (NRC) reports ProliferationConcerns: Assessing U.S. Efforts to Help Contain Nuclear and Other Dangerous Materials andTechnologies in the Former Soviet Union and Protecting Nuclear Weapons Material in Russia. Mr. Bostock has also served as a panel member for the annual NRC assessment of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Measurement and Standards Laboratories. He was also a member of the NRC Committee on Oversight and Assessment of Department of Energy Project Management, and most recently, the NRC Committee on Medical Isotope Production Without Highly Enriched Uranium. Mr. Bostock received a B.S. in industrial engineering from Pennsylvania State University and an M.S. in industrial management from the University of Tennessee. He is a graduate of the Pittsburgh Management Program for Executives.
ROBIN L. DILLON-MERRILL is an associate professor at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University. Her research specializes in risk and decision analysis. In particular, Dr. Dillon-Merrill's research examines critical decisions that people have made following near-miss events in situations with severe outcomes, such as hurricane evacuation, and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) mission management. She also uses programmatic risk analysis to improve project and operational management in complex, resource-constrained environments. Her past research in risk has included supporting the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) selection of a new tritium supply facility and aiding NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in decision making for past Mars missions. She is currently serving on the National Research Council (NRC) Committee on New Orleans Regional Hurricane Protection Projects, and has previously served on the NRC Committee on Assessing the Results of External Independent Reviews for U.S. Department of Energy Projects as well as the Committee on Opportunities for Accelerating Characterization and Treatment of Waste at DOE Nuclear Weapons Sites. Dr. Dillon-Merrill received her Ph.D. in engineering risk analysis from Stanford University, and an M.S. and B.S. from the University of Virginia.
ROGER L. HAGENGRUBER is the director of the Office for Policy, Security and Technology (OPS&T) and the Institute for Public Policy (IPP) and a research professor (political science and physics) at the University of New Mexico. He was formerly a senior vice president at Sandia National Laboratories and directed Sandia’s primary mission in nuclear weapons during the transition following the end of the Cold War. He spent much of his 30-year career at Sandia in arms control and nonproliferation activities including several tours in Geneva as a negotiator. In recent years, he has focused on the nuclear transition in the former Soviet Union and on security issues associated with counterterrorism and has chaired or served on numerous panels that have addressed these issues. His work at the University of New Mexico includes directing the IPP work in public surveys including sampling of U.S. and European views on a wide range of security issues. The OPS&T creates multidisciplinary teams from laboratories and