served as president of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute from 1993 to 1998. Dr. Pipes was provost and vice president for academic affairs at the University of Delaware from 1991 to 1993 and served as dean of the College of Engineering and director of the Center for Composite Materials during 1977 to 1991 at the same institution. He was appointed Robert L. Spencer Professor of Engineering in 1986 in recognition of his outstanding scholarship in the field of polymer composite materials spanning the subject areas of advanced manufacturing science, durability, design, and characterization. Dr. Pipes received his Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington and his MSE from Princeton University.
JEREMY M. WOLFE is a professor of ophthalmology and radiology at Harvard Medical School and director of the Visual Attention Laboratory and of the Radiology Department’s Center for Advanced Medical Imaging at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. In addition, he is a visiting faculty member in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and an adjunct associate professor in cognitive and neural systems at Boston University. He has extensive expertise in vision, binocular perception, visual attention, and cognitive science. Dr. Wolfe has received numerous honors and awards throughout his career and holds memberships in a number of prominent professional societies and organizations. He has authored 112 published papers, 1 textbook, and 26 book chapters. He received his Ph.D. in psychology from MIT.
JAMES P. McGEE is the director of the Laboratory Assessments Board, the Army Research Laboratory Technical Assessment Board (ARLTAB), and the Committee on National Institute of Standards and Technology Technical Programs in the Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (DEPS) at the National Research Council (NRC). Since 1994, he has been a senior staff officer at the NRC, directing projects in the areas of systems engineering and applied psychology, including activities of ARLTAB and projects of the Committee on National Statistics’ Panel on Operational Testing and Evaluation of the Stryker Vehicle and the Committee on Assessing the National Science Foundation’s Scientists and Engineers Statistical Data System, the Committee on the Health and Safety Needs of Older Workers, and the Steering Committee on Differential Susceptibility of Older Persons to Environmental Hazards. He has also served as staff officer for NRC projects on air traffic control automation, musculoskeletal disorders and the workplace, and the changing nature of work. Prior to joining the NRC, Dr. McGee held technical and management positions in systems engineering and applied psychology at IBM, General Electric, RCA, General Dynamics, and United Technologies corporations. He received his B.A. from Princeton University and his Ph.D. from Fordham University, both in psychology, and for several years instructed postsecondary courses in applied psychology and in organizational management.
ARUL MOZHI is senior program officer at the Laboratory Assessments Board. Since 1999, he has been a senior program officer at the NRC, directing projects in the areas of defense science and technology, including those carried out by numerous study committees of the Laboratory Assessments Board, the Army Research Laboratory Technical Assessment Board, the Naval Studies Board, and the National Materials and Manufacturing Board. Prior to joining the NRC, Dr. Mozhi held technical and management positions in systems engineering and applied materials research and development at UTRON, Inc.; Roy F. Weston, Inc.; and Marko Materials, Inc. He received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees (the latter in 1986) in materials engineering from the Ohio State University and then served as a postdoctoral