Appendix B Biographical Sketches of Panel Members

Norman A. Gjostein (chair) is a materials engineering consultant. He retired in 1995 as director of Powertrain and Materials Research Laboratory at Ford Motor Company. Dr. Gjostein's directorate included research in automotive materials, engines, computer-aided engineering, and manufacturing systems. His experience has included 35 years at Ford, mostly in the evaluation and application of advanced materials in automotive systems. He has experience in process design and commercialization, as well as in the evaluation of intermetallic alloys for automotive engine applications. Dr. Gjostein is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and is currently serving on the Committee on Industrial Technology Assessments.

John V. Busch is president and founder of IBIS Associates. His professional focus is in economics and business development for technology-based organizations with specialties in business development, cost modeling, and technology assessment. In addition to his business background and experience, Dr. Busch has technical background in materials science and engineering, industrial materials processing, polymers and composites, economic analysis, and cost modeling. He is currently serving on the Committee on Industrial Technology Assessments and is a member of the National Materials Advisory Board.

Timothy E. Howson is director of technology of the Forging Division of Wyman-Gordon Company, a producer of high-performance forgings. Dr. Howson has worked at Wyman-Gordon for over 14 years and has experience in



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Intermetallic Alloy Development: A Program Evaluation Appendix B Biographical Sketches of Panel Members Norman A. Gjostein (chair) is a materials engineering consultant. He retired in 1995 as director of Powertrain and Materials Research Laboratory at Ford Motor Company. Dr. Gjostein's directorate included research in automotive materials, engines, computer-aided engineering, and manufacturing systems. His experience has included 35 years at Ford, mostly in the evaluation and application of advanced materials in automotive systems. He has experience in process design and commercialization, as well as in the evaluation of intermetallic alloys for automotive engine applications. Dr. Gjostein is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and is currently serving on the Committee on Industrial Technology Assessments. John V. Busch is president and founder of IBIS Associates. His professional focus is in economics and business development for technology-based organizations with specialties in business development, cost modeling, and technology assessment. In addition to his business background and experience, Dr. Busch has technical background in materials science and engineering, industrial materials processing, polymers and composites, economic analysis, and cost modeling. He is currently serving on the Committee on Industrial Technology Assessments and is a member of the National Materials Advisory Board. Timothy E. Howson is director of technology of the Forging Division of Wyman-Gordon Company, a producer of high-performance forgings. Dr. Howson has worked at Wyman-Gordon for over 14 years and has experience in

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Intermetallic Alloy Development: A Program Evaluation thermomechanical processing of nickel and titanium alloys, process modeling, and the development and control of forging and other manufacturing processes. Lyman A. Johnson is manager for technology implementation at the GE Aircraft Engines Engineering Materials Technologies Laboratories. He has been responsible for the research and development activities on advanced metallic materials and composites, including intermetallic alloys, at both GE Aircraft Engines and GE Corporate Research and Development Center. Dr. Johnson has been at GE for 29 years and has experience in commercialization of intermetallic alloys for jet engine and other applications. Harry A. Lipsitt is professor emeritus of materials science and engineering in the Department of Materials and Mechanical Engineering at Wright State University. Dr. Lipsitt spent 30 years at the Air Force Wright Laboratories working on the development and evaluation of high-temperature metals and on pioneering research on intermetallic compounds. His research and expertise are in physical and mechanical metallurgy. Anatoly Nemzer is manager of materials engineering at the Princeton Research and Development Center of the FMC Corporation. Mr. Nemzer was trained as a chemist and chemical engineer. He has been involved in process development chemistry and corrosion engineering within the chemical processing industry for 16 years. He spent 10 years at Rohm and Haas before taking his current position at FMC in 1990. He has been active in the development of new applications for high-temperature, corrosion-resistant materials in chemical processes. Mr. Nemzer is a member of the board of directors of the Materials Technology Institute of the Chemical Process Industries, Inc. Maxine L. Savitz is general manager of AlliedSignal Ceramic Components. Her experience includes materials development, production, and utilization; technology transfer; energy policy and energy conservation; and aerospace technology. Dr. Savitz has served on research advisory panels concerned with materials and processing and energy programs for several agencies, including the Gas Research Institute, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, DOE, and the Oak Ridge National Laboratories. Dr. Savitz is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and is currently serving on the Committee on Industrial Technology Assessments.