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The Role of Public Agencies in Fostering New Technology and Innovation in Building APPENDIX A BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF COMMITTEE MEMBERS AND STAFF DAVID R. DIBNER, Vice President and Principal Architect, Sverdrup Corporation, received his B.Arch. from the University of Pennsylvania and has spent his professional career in the practice of architecture in both public and private sectors. He has been a principal in several architecture/engineering and interior design firms. He is a former Assistant Commissioner for Design and Construction, General Services Administration. He was an adjunct assistant professor of architecture at Seton Hall University. He is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects and has served as a member of the Building Research Board and as chair on several National Research Council advisory committees. ROBERT J. BOEREMA is head of the St. Augustine office of the Division of Building Construction of the State of Florida's Department of General Services. He received his B.Arch. from the University of Michigan. His professional career includes service with the U.S. Navy Civil Engineer Corps and 28 years of private architectural practice. He served as chairman of the national American Institute of Architects (AIA) Committee on Public Architecture, and President of the Florida Association of AIA, and is a Fellow of the AIA. LLOYD A. DUSCHA is a consulting engineer, specializing in engineering and dam management engineering. He was formerly with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, serving in various civilian capacities in military construction and civil works programs; at retirement he was Deputy Director of the Engineering and Construction Directorate. He has served as a consultant to the Peoples Republic of China and to the World Bank on water resource projects. He received his B. Civ. Eng. from the University of Minnesota. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers and member of the National Society of Professional Engineers, the International Commission on Large Dams, and the National Academy of Engineering. MARTHA W. GILLILAND is a Vice Dean of the Graduate College and Assistant Vice President for Research at the University of Arizona. She received a B.A. (cum laude) in geology from Catawba College, M.A. in
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The Role of Public Agencies in Fostering New Technology and Innovation in Building geophysics from Rice University, and Ph.D. in environmental engineering and systems ecology from the University of Florida. Active in community and professional organizations, she was selected Professional Woman of the Year in 1985 by the Nebraska Women's Political Caucus and was a member of the Nebraska Power Review Board. She serves as a member of the Research and Education Advisory Panel for the U.S. General Accounting Office. Until August 1990, she was Director of the Center for Infrastructure Research and Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. MICHAEL GREEN, Professor at the University of Iowa College of Law and a member of the bar in Pennsylvania and Iowa, teaches and writes on matters of torts, product liability, civil procedure, evidence, and trial advocacy. He received a B.S. degree (summa cum laude) in electrical engineering from Tufts University and a J.D. (magna cum laude) from the Law School, University of Pennsylvania. Active in a range of community and professional organizations, he is coauthor of a recently published book on products liability and safety and the author of numerous articles in the same field. DON E. KASH is George Hazel Chair in Public Policy at the Institute of Public Policy at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. He has written extensively on matters of public policy in research and technology, and on public-private cooperation, and served as Chief, Conservation Division, U.S. Geological Survey. He received his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees in political science from the University of Iowa. Dr. Kash has served on a number of national advisory panels, including (as chair) the Oil Spill Countermeasure Technology Working Group for the Office of Technology Assessment and the Engineering Research Centers Panel for the National Science Foundation. STEPHEN R. LEE, an educator, researcher, and practitioner with broad experience in both systems built housing and advanced technology, is Administrative Director of the Center for Building Performance and Diagnostics at Carnegie Mellon University and past Director of the Pennsylvania Advanced Technology Housing Consortium. He also maintains a private design practice with Tai + Lee, Architects P.C. He received the B.Arch. and M.Arch. from Carnegie Mellon University, and completed one year of self-supported research on industrialized housing in Japan. He was recipient of the 1976 Prize of the Soviet Union, the 1978 Pittsburgh AIA Design Award, and 1986 Progressive Architecture Applied Research Award. ALVIN P. LEHNERD is Vice President for Research, Design, and Product Development with Steelcase, Inc. He received a degree in electrical engineering from the Ohio State University and a masters degree from George Washington University, and has held manufacturing, product de-
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The Role of Public Agencies in Fostering New Technology and Innovation in Building velopment, and senior management positions with several of the nation's leading corporations. He has lectured widely at universities, corporations, and professional and economic development organizations; sits on the Johns Hopkins Engineering School Advisory Board; and has served on a number of other university advisory boards. Mr. Lehnerd recently served on an advisory panel for an Office of Technology Assessment project entitled "Technology, Innovation, and U.S. Trade." PHILIP B. LOVELL, an Operations Manager for Turner Construction Company, currently based in their Seattle, Washington office, has had 25 years of experience in all diversity and phases of construction management with Turner. He has completed preconstruction and construction experience in such areas as industrial, medical, biomedical research, cleanroom manufacturing, housing, lifecare, and athletic facilities, as well as other varied institutional and commercial projects. He received a B.S. from Trinity College and a B.S.C.E. from Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science, Mr. Lovell is a licensed builder in the city of Boston, and a registered professional engineer in Massachusetts and Connecticut. FRED MOAVENZADEH, an internationally recognized authority on construction materials, the construction industry, and technology and development, is the George Macomber Professor of Construction Management, and Director of the Center for Construction Research and Education at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He received a B.S. degree from Teheran University, an M.S. degree from Cornell University, and a Ph.D. from Purdue University. He is active in a number of professional societies. TOM F. PETERS, recognized internationally as an educator, lecturer, researcher, author, and historian, is Director of the Institute for the Study of the High-Rise Habitat—Building and Architectural Technology Institute and Professor of Architecture and History at Lehigh University. He received his M.Arch. and Dr. Sc. Techn. from the ETH Zurich. He has served on national and international professional and academic committees, notably, as chairman of the Associated Collegiate Schools of Architecture fifth, sixth, and seventh National Conference on Technology. Dr. Peters has written widely on subjects of the history of building technology, both in technical journals and in more popular magazines such as American Heritage of Technology and Invention. ROBERT T. RATAY is Industry Professor of Civil Engineering at the Polytechnic University in Brooklyn and Farmingdale on Long Island, New York and a consulting engineer in private practice. He was formerly Dean of the School of Engineering at Pratt Institute. The recipient of B.S. and M.S. degrees in civil engineering and a Ph.D. in structural engineering from the
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The Role of Public Agencies in Fostering New Technology and Innovation in Building University of Massachusetts, he has practiced for 28 years as a designer and consultant to leading design and construction firms and legal practices on projects throughout North America, Europe, and the Middle East. He has worked, published, lectured, and chaired technical committees on matters of structural safety and forensic engineering. He is a licensed professional engineer in New York and four other states, a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers, and a founding member of the National Society of Architectural Engineers. JOHN W. THOMPSON, Assistant Vice President, Facilities Planning and Development, for CIGNA Corporation has more than 25 years of experience managing facilities and building programs for large public and private enterprises. He received a B.S. in civil engineering from the University of Connecticut. He is a member of the Executive Board of the University of Hartford Construction Institute and is active in community groups developing low-cost housing in Hartford and other Connecticut communities. LOUIS G. TORNATZKY is Scientific Fellow, Office of the President, and Adjunct Professor, Department of Psychology, at the Industrial Technology Institute. A noted author, educator, and practitioner in the area of technological innovation, he received his B.A. in psychology from Ohio State University and Ph.D. from Stanford University. He has served on advisory committees addressing such diverse interests as engineering management, knowledge transfer, community health care, and education. He is a fellow of the American Psychological Society and a member of the IEEE Engineering Management Society. Staff ANDREW C. LEMER is an engineer-economist and planner. Formerly division vice president with PRC Engineering, Inc., Dr. Lemer is founder and president of the MATRIX Group, Inc., and has written widely on matters of infrastructure, building economics, and development policy, often in conjunction with his work on major projects in the United States and overseas. He received his S.B., S.M., and Ph.D. degrees in civil engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and is the recipient of a Loeb Fellowship at Harvard University Graduate School of Design. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners, the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Urban Land Institute, and the American Macroengineering Society.
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