Appendix I
Biographies of Committee Members

HENRY S. MARCUS, Chairman, holds the positions of associate professor of marine systems in the Ocean Engineering Department and chairman, Oceans Systems Management Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has also served as a transportation consultant to maritime industries and government. Dr. Marcus holds a B.S. degree in naval architecture from Webb Institute, two M.S. degrees from M.I.T. (one in naval architecture and the other in shipping and shipbuilding management), and a D.B.A. degree from Harvard University. Dr. Marcus' research interests include ocean system logistics and marine environmental protection. Dr. Marcus was a member of the NRC's Maritime Transportation Research Board during the late 1970s; more recently he has served as a member of the Marine Board's Committee on Productivity of Marine Terminals, and of the Committee on Control and Recovery of Hydrocarbon Vapors from Ships and Barges.

WILLIAM O. GRAY, Vice Chairman, is President, Skaarup Oil Corporation. He received his B.E. (Mechanical Engineering) from Yale University and B.S.E. (Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering), with honors, from the University of Michigan. He served on the NAS Committee on Maritime Safety and frequently served on committees and panels with industry, national and international organizations, and professional associations. In 1985, he was appointed as Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping's Tanker Safety Sub-Committee, representing tanker owners from 32 nations before the International Maritime Organization (IMO). Mr. Gray had an extended career with Exxon Corporation, where he served progressively as marine designer, planning section head, Manager of Tanker Research and



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Tanker Spills: Prevention by Design Appendix I Biographies of Committee Members HENRY S. MARCUS, Chairman, holds the positions of associate professor of marine systems in the Ocean Engineering Department and chairman, Oceans Systems Management Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has also served as a transportation consultant to maritime industries and government. Dr. Marcus holds a B.S. degree in naval architecture from Webb Institute, two M.S. degrees from M.I.T. (one in naval architecture and the other in shipping and shipbuilding management), and a D.B.A. degree from Harvard University. Dr. Marcus' research interests include ocean system logistics and marine environmental protection. Dr. Marcus was a member of the NRC's Maritime Transportation Research Board during the late 1970s; more recently he has served as a member of the Marine Board's Committee on Productivity of Marine Terminals, and of the Committee on Control and Recovery of Hydrocarbon Vapors from Ships and Barges. WILLIAM O. GRAY, Vice Chairman, is President, Skaarup Oil Corporation. He received his B.E. (Mechanical Engineering) from Yale University and B.S.E. (Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering), with honors, from the University of Michigan. He served on the NAS Committee on Maritime Safety and frequently served on committees and panels with industry, national and international organizations, and professional associations. In 1985, he was appointed as Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping's Tanker Safety Sub-Committee, representing tanker owners from 32 nations before the International Maritime Organization (IMO). Mr. Gray had an extended career with Exxon Corporation, where he served progressively as marine designer, planning section head, Manager of Tanker Research and

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Tanker Spills: Prevention by Design the Arctic Tanker Project, Senior Advisor for Industry and Government, and Operations Coordinator for Marine and Marine Terminals. Mr. Gray is a member of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers and has represented International Chamber of Shipping and other professional trade associations. DAVID M. BOVET is a Vice President at Temple, Barker and Sloane, Inc. He received his B.S. (Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering) from the Webb Institute of Naval Architecture. He was awarded his M.B.A., with highest honors, and M.A. (Economics) from Stanford University. He earned his M.S. (Ocean Engineering) from George Washington University. Mr. Bovet previously served in marine safety positions in the Coast Guard, and held professional positions with Booz-Allen Applied Research, Standard Oil of California, and Litton Systems. He was a staff economist with the World Bank, where he directed macroeconomic and project-level studies. Mr. Bovet is a member of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, the Transportation Research Forum, and the Maritime Law Association. J. HUNTLY BOYD, JR. is a senior associate at Booz-Allen & Hamilton, Inc. He received his B.S. from the Naval Academy. He earned his M.S. (Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering) and professional degree of Naval Engineer from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Mr. Boyd, a member of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, chairs their Panel on Salvage and Rescue Systems, and serves as a committee chairman for the Marine Technology Society. He previously served in the Navy as Director of Ocean Engineering and Supervisor of Salvage in the Naval Sea Systems Command, and commanded a naval shipyard. Prior to joining Booz-Allen, he was a private consultant conducting marine engineering studies and casualty analyses. Mr. Boyd completed 28 years of Navy service as Captain and is an honorary life member of the American Society of Naval Engineers. JOHN W. BOYLSTON is President of Argent Marine Operations, Inc. He received his B.S. (Marine Transportation) from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and his B.S. (Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering) from the University of Michigan. He holds a Coast Guard license as Third Officer, Unlimited Tonnage. He worked with the NRC Panel on Response to Casualties Involving Ship-Borne Hazardous Cargoes in their analyses of operational simulations conducted under the auspices of the Marine Board. He worked on three other NAS panels including Human Error in Navigation and Research Needs to Prevent Collisions, Rammings and Groundings. Previously he was Vice President of Seaworthy Systems, Inc., naval architect

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Tanker Spills: Prevention by Design consultants. Earlier, as Vice President, Engineering, Giannotti & Associates, Inc., he managed the T-5 tanker design project for the Military Sealift Command. He directed marine operations for El Paso Marine Company. As Chief Naval Architect for Sea-Land Service, Inc., he was responsible for the design and construction of 13 container ships and conversion of 35 others. Mr. Boylston is a life member of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers where he serves on various panels and committees, and is a member of the Board of the American Bureau of Shipping. JOHN M. BURKE is Vice President and Manager, Marine Technical Division, Mobil Shipping and Transportation Company where he is responsible for worldwide marine transportation objectives related to technical and new building strategies. He received his B.S. (Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering) from the University of Michigan. His previous positions include Chartered Fleet Coordinator for Exxon International Company, Marine Engineering Manager for Exxon Company USA, and naval architect for ESSO International Company in London. Earlier, he was employed by Newport News Shipbuilding in design and construction programs for naval vessels. Mr. Burke, a Chartered Engineer, holds membership in the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and the Royal Institute of Naval Architects. THOMAS D. HOPKINS is Gosnell Professor of Economics, Rochester Institute of Technology. He received his B.A. (Economics), with Highest Honors, from Oberlin College. He earned his M.A., M.Phil., and Ph.D. (Economics) from Yale University. He held positions with the American University, the University of Maryland, and Bowdoin College. Dr. Hopkins held the position of Deputy Administrator for Regulatory and Statistical Analysis, Office of Management and Budget and was Acting Director, Council on Wage and Price Stability, conducting and reviewing regulatory analyses. He has served as a consultant to the Office of Technology Assessment on benefit charges for financing infrastructure and has studied benefits valuation in hazard regulation for the Administrative Conference of the United States. JAMES HORNSBY completed service as Director General, Ship Safety, Canadian Coast Guard, and as Chairman of the Board of Steamship Inspection, retiring in 1988. He graduated from the Royal Technical College, Glasgow, Scotland. Mr. Hornsby headed the Canadian delegation from 1981-88 at all Marine Safety Committee sessions as well as several other IMO sessions and was a member of the Technical Committee, American Bureau of Shipping. He had extensive experience with the Canadian Coast Guard as ship surveyor and marine inspector, directing and administering

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Tanker Spills: Prevention by Design all ship inspections in the Maritime Provinces. He was Canada's first Onscene Commander for a major oil tanker stranding, subsequently serving as senior technical advisor for salvage and pollution response for various other major marine casualties. As Director General, he held prime responsibility for all ship safety legislation, administrative and functional direction of field activities. VOJIN JOKSIMOVICH is President and Chief Executive Officer of Accident Prevention Group, Inc. He has directed studies of risk management, assessment and human reliability for the Electric Power Research Institute, U.S. utilities, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, as well as for European and Japanese utilities. Prior to founding Accident Prevention Group, Inc., he directed reliability/risk assessment programs for NUS Corporation, and was manager, safety and reliability of General Atomic Company. He has authored more than 100 papers technical papers and periodicals presented at various international conferences. Dr. Joksimovich has an engineering degree from the University of Belgrade, Yugoslavia, and a Ph.D. (nuclear engineering) from Imperial College, London University. Dr. Joksimovich is a member of the American Nuclear Society and the Society for Risk Analysis. SALLY ANN LENTZ is a staff attorney with The Oceanic Society and Friends of the Earth. She received her B.A. (Sociology and Anthropology), with highest honors, from Oberlin College, and her J.D., Order of the Coif., from the University of Maryland. She also holds a Diploma in European Integration awarded by the University of Amsterdam, and is a member of the District of Columbia and Maryland Bars. Ms. Lentz served extensively as private sector advisor to U.S. delegations to IMO's Legal and Marine Environment Protection Committees, representing Friends of the Earth (FOE) and other private interest groups at national and international meetings on ocean dumping and marine environmental protection issues. She headed the FOE delegation to the joint meeting of the London Dumping Convention and Oslo Commission on Ocean Incineration in 1987. She is also a member of the National Committee for the Prevention of Marine Pollution. Prior to her present position, Ms. Lentz was a research attorney with a private law office. ROBERT G. LOEWY is Institute Professor, School of Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He received his B.A.E. (Aeronautical Engineering) from Rensselaer and his M.S. (Aeronautical Engineering) from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He earned his Ph.D. (Mechanical Engineering) from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Loewy is a member of the National Academy of Engineering. He is a member of

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Tanker Spills: Prevention by Design NRC's Naval Studies Board, a Director of Mohasco Industries, and General Partner, Advanced Technology Ventures. Dr. Loewy previously was Dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Rochester, and held positions as Chief Scientist, U.S. Air Force, and Chief Technical Engineer, Vertol Division, Boeing Company. TOMASZ WIERZBICKI is Professor of Applied Mathematics, Department of Ocean Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He received his M.S. from Warsaw Technical University. He earned his Ph.D. and D.Sc. from the Institute of Fundamental Technological Research, Warsaw. He was Co-Chairman of an international symposium on structural crashworthiness. Dr. Wierzbicki has taught on Advanced Analysis and Design of Ocean Engineering Structures, Structural Mechanics, Crushing Mechanics of Thin-Walled Structures, and Plastic Structural Dynamics. He held appointments with national and international academic institutions. He is a consultant to Det Norske Veritas (ship classification society), Oslo, Norway, and is involved in analysis of collision protection of offshore platforms. He has also been a consultant to automobile manufacturers and is consulting for VOLVO of Sweden on the development of crash energy management systems.