Ground Systems Integration Domain (GSID) Materials for Ground Platforms

Lisa Prokurat Franks, U.S. Army, Tank and Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC), Research, Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM)

Transparent Materials for Armor—A Cost Study

Lisa Prokurat Franks, U.S. Army, Tank and Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC), Research, Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM)

Materials and Process Engineering Lightweight Initiative

Robert Hathaway, Vice President, Oshkosh Corporation

Lightweight Materials for Air Force Applications: “There’s No Free Ride”

James Malas, Technical Advisor, Partnering Division, Air Force Research Laboratory, and Robert Rapson, Chief Engineer, Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory

Briefing to the NMAB: Benchmarking the Technology and Application of Lightweighting

Charles Kuehmann, President and Chief Executive Officer, QuesTek Innovations

MEETING 3

October 28-29, 2010
The Keck Center of the National Academies
Washington, D.C.

Lightweight Technologies: An Automotive Industry Experience

Bruno Barthelemy, Chief Engineer, Body Structures/Closures, Ford Motor Company

Jim Ogonowski, Vice President for Engineering—Airplane Structures, Boeing Commercial Airplanes (via teleconference)

MEETING 4

December 8, 2010
Internet Presentation and Teleconference

Lightweighting in Military Vehicles

BAE Systems, Land and Armaments, U.S. Combat Systems

Roger Halle, Survivability Capabilities Manager, Systems Engineering Manager for Technology Development

Mark Middione, Technology Team Manager—Survivability

John Gill, System Engineering Technology Team Lead



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