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Appendix Biographical Sketches of Committee Members - WALTER R. LYNN received a Ph.D. from Northwestern University in 1963 and is an expert in environmental systems engineering. He is currently Dean of the Faculty and Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Cornell University. Dr. Lynn has served on several NAE and NRC committees, boards, and panels and was the chairman of the Water Science and Technology Board from 1982 to 1985. Currently, he is also chairman of the New York State Water Resources Planning Council. JAMES W. BIGGAR is a Professor of Water Science, Depart- ment of Land, Air, and Water Resources, University of Califor- nia, Davis. He received his B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Toronto and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Soil Physics from Utah State University. His areas of expertise and research specialization include unsaturated zone hydrology, water and soil chemistry, and water quality. LENORE S. CLESCERI received a B.S. in 1957 from Loyola University, an M.S. in 1961 from Marquette University, and a Ph.D. in biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin in 1963. She is currently Associate Professor of Microbial Biochemistry at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Her research interests are kinet- ics of microbial growth, microbial biotransformations, toxicology, and limnology. ROBERT A. GOLDSTEIN received a doctorate in nuclear science and engineering from Columbia University in 1969. He is presently a Program Manager in the Environment Division at the 38
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Appendix 39 Electric Power Research Institute in Palo Alto, California. Dr. Goldstein has published numerous papers, primarily in the areas of ecosystems dynamics and modeling. His current research interests include genetic ecology, systems ecology, and plant stress ecology. MARJORIE M. HOLLAND received an A.B. in botany in 1969 from Connecticut College, a B.A. in ecology in 1974 from Smith College, and a Ph.D. in 1977 from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst Five College Ph.D. Program. Her main research interests are plant ecology and systematics, wetlands ecology, natural resource management, impact assessment, and water policy development. Dr. Holland is currently Director, Public Affairs Office, Ecological Society of America and is also on the faculty of George Mason University, Department of Biology. GEORGE M. HORNBERGER obtained his Ph.D. from Stanford University (hydrology) in 1970. He also holds a bachelor's (1965) and a master's (1967) degree in civil engineering from Drexel University. As a professor at the University of Virginia, he is currently interested in modeling of environmental systems with uncertainty, hydrogeochemical response of small catchments, and transport of bacteria in porous media. PHILIP C. KEARNEY received a B.S. in 1955, an M.S. in 1957 from the University of Maryland, and a Ph.D. from Cornell University in 1960. Dr. Kearney's research interests are pesticides, metabolism of organic pesticides by soil microorganisms, and enzymology of pesticides. He was previously at National Science Foundation as a Biochemist. His areas of expertise are biochemis- try and agriculture. Dr. Kearney is currently Deputy Area Director, Natural Resources Institute, Agricultural Research Center in Beltsville, Maryland. SHLOMO P. NEWMAN is Regents' Professor of Hydrology, Department of Hydrology and Water Resources, University of Arizona. He received a B.S. in geology in 1963 from Hebrew University, an M.S. in engineering science in 1966, and a Ph.D. in engineering science in 1968 from the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Neuman's research interests are ground water modeling, flow and transport modeling, subsurface testing methods, and stochastic hydrology. -
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40 Preparing for the Twenty-First Century EUGENE M. RASMUSSON received a Ph.D. in meteorology from MIT in 1966. He is currently with the Department of Meteorology, University of Maryland. He was previously a meteorologist, hydrologist, and forecaster with the U.S. Weather Bureau. Dr. Rasmusson served as a member of the NRC Tropical Ocean and Global Atmosphere panel from 1983 to 1985. His research interests include atmospheric general circulation, large- scale water balance, air-sea interactions, tropical meteorology, and climate variability. CLIFFORD S. RUSSELL received a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University in 1968 and is on the faculty at Vanderbilt University's Institute for Public Political Sciences. He was previously a research fellow in environmental economics at Resources for the Future. He is regarded as an expert in public choice theory applied to natural resources and environmental policy and mathematical modeling of environmental quality management problems. PHILIP C. SINGER is a professor and Director of the water resources program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in environmental sciences and engineering from Harvard University. From 1969 to 1973, he was on the faculty at University of Notre Dame; since 1973, he has been at the University of North Carolina. Dr. Singer has consulted widely, won many honors for his work, and published approximately 80 papers and reports principally concerned with aspects of water chemistry and drinking water quality. Dr. Singer was appointed to the Water Science and Technology Board in 1990. KENNETH N. WEAVER is Director, Maryland Geological Survey. He received his B.S. from Franklin and Marshall College in 1950 and an M.A. in 1952 and a Ph.D. in geology in 1954 from The Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Weaver's expertise is in environ- mental and structural geology, geology of industrial minerals, and research administration.