Appendix B
BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF COMMITTEE MEMBERS AND STAFF

JARED L. COHON, (Chair), Ph.D., is Dean of the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and Professor of Environmental Systems Analysis at Yale University. Formerly Vice Provost for Research and Professor of Geography and Environmental Engineering at the Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Cohon is expert in mathematical optimization and water resource systems analysis, and has previously served on several NRC committees.

W. BRUCE ALLEN, Ph.D., is Vice-Dean, Wharton School, Director, Undergraduate Division, Professor of Public Policy and Management, Regional Science and Transportation Director, Wharton Transportation Program, University of Pennsylvania. He works in the field of freight transportation demand/economics, transportation, and commodity flows.

L. G. (GARY) BYRD, a consulting engineer and NAE member, has over 35 years of experience in design, management systems, and policy-related studies of highways and bridges throughout the United States and abroad. Mr. Byrd served from 1984 to 1986 as interim director of the Strategic Highway Research Program. Formerly senior vice president and director, Wilbur Smith and Associates, and manager of Byrd, Tallamy, MacDonald and Lewis, a division of Wilbur Smith and Associates, Mr. Byrd is active in local and national activities of both the American Society of Civil Engineers and the Transportation Research Board, and is a past member of the Board of Consultants of the Eno Foundation for Transportation, Inc.



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Measuring and Improving Infrastructure Performance Appendix B BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF COMMITTEE MEMBERS AND STAFF JARED L. COHON, (Chair), Ph.D., is Dean of the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and Professor of Environmental Systems Analysis at Yale University. Formerly Vice Provost for Research and Professor of Geography and Environmental Engineering at the Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Cohon is expert in mathematical optimization and water resource systems analysis, and has previously served on several NRC committees. W. BRUCE ALLEN, Ph.D., is Vice-Dean, Wharton School, Director, Undergraduate Division, Professor of Public Policy and Management, Regional Science and Transportation Director, Wharton Transportation Program, University of Pennsylvania. He works in the field of freight transportation demand/economics, transportation, and commodity flows. L. G. (GARY) BYRD, a consulting engineer and NAE member, has over 35 years of experience in design, management systems, and policy-related studies of highways and bridges throughout the United States and abroad. Mr. Byrd served from 1984 to 1986 as interim director of the Strategic Highway Research Program. Formerly senior vice president and director, Wilbur Smith and Associates, and manager of Byrd, Tallamy, MacDonald and Lewis, a division of Wilbur Smith and Associates, Mr. Byrd is active in local and national activities of both the American Society of Civil Engineers and the Transportation Research Board, and is a past member of the Board of Consultants of the Eno Foundation for Transportation, Inc.

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Measuring and Improving Infrastructure Performance RANDALL W. EBERTS, Ph.D., is Executive Director of the W. E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. Formerly Assistant Vice President and Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, his work as a research economist and policy analyst spans labor and infrastructure investment issues related to urban and regional development. He has published a number of key papers on the impact of infrastructure investment and condition on economic output. HUGH ELLIS, Ph.D., Professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering of the Johns Hopkins University, conducts research and teaches classes on air pollution and systems analysis. HAROLD T. GLASER, Vice President of Montgomery Watson, Inc., has over 16 years of experience in environmental engineering with emphasis on design and evaluation of water and wastewater facilities, computer aided design, automated mapping and facilities management, and analysis, design, and development of engineering and scientific computing systems. Mr. Glaser was a member of the Civil Engineering Research Foundation's team that in 1991 conducted an assessment of Japan's infrastructure technology and research efforts. GARETH GREEN, M.D., is Associate Dean for Professional Education and Director, Master of Public Health Programs at the Harvard School of Public Health. FRANNIE HUMPLICK, Ph.D., is an Infrastructure Economist with the World Bank. ELLIS L. JOHNSON, Ph.D. is Coca-Cola Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology and a member of the NAE. Previously he spent 25 years on the Research Staff at IBM's T.J. Watson Research Center, where he managed the Optimization Center, worked on several applications projects and software, and was named an IBM Fellow in 1990. At Georgia Tech, Dr. Johnson is co-director of the Logistics Engineering Center. LANCE A. NEUMANN, Ph.D., is President of Cambridge Systematics, Inc., and a specialist in transportation systems analysis, investment programming, policy studies, and large-scale system planning. VIET NGO is the developer of the Lemna System for using aquatic plants for wastewater treatment, and President and CEO of the Lemna Corporation, Inc. His work, serving as chief engineer for design, construction management, and operation of numerous large and small wastewater treatment projects, emphasizes integration of visual, technical, and environmental concerns. SERGIO RODRIGUEZ, AICP, is Assistant City Manager for the City of Miami and the Director of the Planning Department and the Building and Zoning Department. He is an active member of the American Institute of Certified Planners, American Planning Association, Planning

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Measuring and Improving Infrastructure Performance Accreditation Board, South Florida Planning and Zoning Association, National Association of Cuban Architects, and American Institute of Architects. GEORGE ROWE, 1993-1994 President of the American Public Works Association, recently retired as Director of Public Works, City of Cincinnati, Ohio. For his work as a leader in that city's successful programs to revitalize its public works infrastructure, he was in 1989 named one of the Top Ten Public Works Leaders of the Year by the American Public Works Association. KENNETH I. RUBIN, Ph.D., President and co-founder of Apogee Research, Inc., is broadly experienced in engineering, economic, and financial analysis of environmental infrastructure and environmental management programs. IRAJ ZANDI, Ph.D., is Professor of Systems and the National Center Professor of Resource Management at the University of Pennsylvania. He is editor and publisher of the Journal of Resource Management and Technology and editor of the Journal of Pipelines. Staff ANDREW C. LEMER, Ph.D., is President of the MATRIX Group, Inc., and has served as a consultant to many private and government agencies, including the World Bank, the U.S. Department of Transportation, and the National Institute of Building Sciences. Formerly Division Vice President with PRC Engineering, Inc., he headed multidisciplinary teams responsible for developing the master plans for Abuja, the new federal capital on Nigeria, and Batam Center new town in Indonesia. He was a member of the Civil Engineering Research Foundation's teams that conducted reviews of infrastructure technology and research in Japan (1991) and western Europe (1993). Dr. Lemer served as Director of the Building Research Board, 1988-1993, and was a Loeb Fellow at Harvard University's Graduate School of Design for 1992-1993.