the Department of Statistics at Carnegie Mellon University, where he was the director of special projects in computing services and the director of the applications software group. He held an academic appointment in the Department of Statistics at the University of Wisconsin—Madison. He served on the National Research Council Committee to Assess the Feasibility, Accuracy, and Technical Capability of a National Ballistics Database and the Panel on the Research on Future Census Methods. In 1991–1992, on a part-time basis, he served as the study director for the Panel to Review Evaluation Studies of Bilingual Education. He is a fellow of the American Statistical Association, in part for his role in the development and maintenance of the Statlib archive of statistical software and data resources. He received a Ph.D. in statistics from the University of Minnesota.

MAXINE L. SAVITZ is retired general manager of Technology Partnerships at Honeywell, Inc., and has more than 35 years of experience managing research, development, and implementation programs for the public and private sectors, including in the aerospace, transportation, and industrial sectors. From 1979 to 1983, she served as deputy assistant secretary for conservation in the U.S. Department of Energy. She currently serves as vice president of the National Academy of Engineering. She serves on advisory bodies for the Sandia National Laboratory and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and is a member of the board of directors of the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy. She served on the National Academies’ Committee on America’s Energy Future and was vice chair of the Panel on Energy Efficiency. She was recently appointed to the President’s Council of Advisors for Science and Technology. She has a Ph.D. in chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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