APPENDIX D
BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF COMMITTEE MEMBERS

MICHAEL J. BUCKLEY received his B.S. degree in chemistry from Michigan State University and his Ph.D. in physical chemistry from the University of California. Before joining Rockwell International in 1981, he was program manager, Defense Science Office, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, from 1977 to 1981 and group leader of the Nondestructive Evaluation Branch, Air Force Materials Laboratory, from 1972 to 1977. He is currently director of the Rockwell International Science Center, Palo Alto. He is a member of the American Physical Society, American Association for Artificial Intelligence, and Sigma Xi.

JAMES K. BLUNDELL received his B.Sc. from the University of Stanford, his M.S.C. from the University of Loughborough, and his Ph.D. from the University of Nottingham. In 1979 he joined the University of Missouri-Kansas City as an assistant professor and currently is Associate Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. Prior academic associations have been with the University of the West Indies, Trinidad, and Nottingham University, England.

RONALD C. FIX majored in civil engineering at Washington University through 1955. Since 1955 he has worked for McDonnell Aircraft Company in various structural design capacities and is currently program manager for CAD/CAM at McDonnell Douglas Aircraft Company in St. Louis, Missouri.

SIEGFRIED GOLDSTEIN received his B.S.E.E. degree from the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art in 1961. After retiring from the AIL Division of the Eaton Corporation, he has headed his own engineering management consultant firm, Siegfried Enterprises, Inc., specializing in assessing of and assisting in electronic equipment design for supportability, availability, and readiness.



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Enabling Technologies for Unified Life-cycle Engineering of Structural Components APPENDIX D BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF COMMITTEE MEMBERS MICHAEL J. BUCKLEY received his B.S. degree in chemistry from Michigan State University and his Ph.D. in physical chemistry from the University of California. Before joining Rockwell International in 1981, he was program manager, Defense Science Office, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, from 1977 to 1981 and group leader of the Nondestructive Evaluation Branch, Air Force Materials Laboratory, from 1972 to 1977. He is currently director of the Rockwell International Science Center, Palo Alto. He is a member of the American Physical Society, American Association for Artificial Intelligence, and Sigma Xi. JAMES K. BLUNDELL received his B.Sc. from the University of Stanford, his M.S.C. from the University of Loughborough, and his Ph.D. from the University of Nottingham. In 1979 he joined the University of Missouri-Kansas City as an assistant professor and currently is Associate Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. Prior academic associations have been with the University of the West Indies, Trinidad, and Nottingham University, England. RONALD C. FIX majored in civil engineering at Washington University through 1955. Since 1955 he has worked for McDonnell Aircraft Company in various structural design capacities and is currently program manager for CAD/CAM at McDonnell Douglas Aircraft Company in St. Louis, Missouri. SIEGFRIED GOLDSTEIN received his B.S.E.E. degree from the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art in 1961. After retiring from the AIL Division of the Eaton Corporation, he has headed his own engineering management consultant firm, Siegfried Enterprises, Inc., specializing in assessing of and assisting in electronic equipment design for supportability, availability, and readiness.

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Enabling Technologies for Unified Life-cycle Engineering of Structural Components CHARLES F. HERNDON received his B.S. degree in aeronautical engineering from the University of Illinois in 1950. In 1950 he joined General Dynamics and at present is Director of Structures Design and Materials at the Fort Worth Division. He is a member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Technical Committee for Design Engineering Technical Committee for several years. RICHARD S. LOPATKA received his B.S. degree in mathematics from the University of Massachusetts (1964) and his M.S. degree in mathematics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (1967). His professional career with Pratt & Whitney began in 1964, where from 1964 to 1969 he was a structural engineer; from 1969 to 1983 he was supervisor, then manager, of Applications Systems. In 1982 and 1983 he was manager, CAD-CAM Systems, Engineering Division, from 1983 to 1986 manager, CAD/CAM and Tool Development; and since 1986 manager of CIM Technology and Tool Engineering. YOH-HAN PAO received his undergraduate education at the Lester Institute in China (1945) with a B.Sc. from London University (External) and his Ph.D. degree in applied physics from Pennsylvania State University (1952). Since 1967 he has been at Case Western Reserve University, where he is Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. He is also the George S. Dively Distinguished Professor of Engineering. He was chairman of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Applied Physics from 1969 to 1977 and is currently director of the Center for Automation and Intelligent Systems Research. Before 1967, he held positions at Pennsylvania State University, E.I. duPont de Nemours & Company, University of Chicago, and AT&T Bell Laboratories. He is a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers and of the Optical Society of America, a member of the American Association for Artificial Intelligence, and the founder of AI Ware, Inc., in Cleveland. RALPH E. PATSFALL received B.S. (1944) and M.S. (1947) degrees in metallurgical engineering from the University of Wisconsin and a J.D. degree (1949) from Marquette University. Since 1952 he has been associated with General Electric Company in the areas of materials and process engineering, metalworking, plant engineering, manufacturing technology, and manufacturing operations for aircraft engines and is at present chief manufacturing engineer for the GE Aircraft Engines Group. He is a member of the Society for Advancement of Materials and Process Engineering, Society of Manufacturing Engineers, and Society of Automotive Engineers. ROBIN STEVENSON received his B.Sc. degree in metallurgy from Glasgow University and his Ph.D. in metallurgy from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He joined General Motors Research Laboratory in 1973 and in 1983 transferred to General Motors Advanced Engineering Staff where he held several positions including program manager for the Computerized Major Tooling Program. In 1988 he rejoined General Motors Research Laboratories as a member of the Engineering Department. He is a member of the ASM INTERNATIONAL and the Metallurgical Society of AIME. EDISON T. S. TSE received his B.S. and M.S. degrees simultaneously in 1967 and his Ph.D. degree in 1970 in electrical engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is currently director of the Decision Systems Laboratory and associate professor in the Department of Engineering-Economic Systems at Stanford University. Before joining Stanford, he was senior research engineer at Systems Control Inc. in Palo Alto. DICK J. WILKINS received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in aerospace engineering and Ph.D. in engineering science from the University of Oklahoma in 1969. From 1968 to 1985, he was associated with General Dynamics as an engineering staff specialist. He joined the University of Delaware in 1985 as director of the Center for Composite Materials and Professor of Mechanical

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Enabling Technologies for Unified Life-cycle Engineering of Structural Components Engineering. He currently serves as president of the American Society for composites. He is also a member of the Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering, American Society for Testing and Materials, Society of Plastic Engineers and the Society of Manfacturing Engineers. DAVID H. WITHERS received his B.S. degree from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and his M.S. degrees in mathematics and computer science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He served as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Coast Guard from 1962 to 1969. In 1969 he joined IBM as a mathematician in its components division. From 1973 to 1975 he was manager of Advanced Math and Engineering Analysis in the Systems Products Division and from 1975 to 1978 was senior mathematician in the Office Products Division. From 1979 through 1984 he served in various management positions. He was a research staff member and manager of Product and Process Analysis at IBM's T. J. Watson Research Center from 1985 to 1987. He is currently a senior planner for Computer Integrated Manufacturing applications with the Applications Systems Division in Atlanta, Georgia. He is a member of the Association for Computing Machinery, the Operations Research Society of America, and the Institute for Management Science. H. THOMAS YOLKEN received his B.S. degree in metallurgy in 1960 and his Ph.D. degree in materials science in 1970 from the University of Maryland. Since 1960 he has held positions at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). He was research metallurgist (1960–1967); assistant to the director of Materials Sciences, Institute of Materials Research (1967–1970); deputy chief of the Office of Standard Reference Materials (1971–1975); manager of the NIST Office Measurements for Nuclear Technology Program (1976–1981); and since 1982 he has been the manager of the NIST Nondestructive Evaluation Program. He is a member of the American Physical Society, Alpha Sigma Mu, and the American Society for Nondestructive Testing.

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