APPENDIX E
COMMITTEE TO STUDY DIVERSITY IN THE SCIENTIFIC AND ENGINEERING WORK FORCE OF THE OFFICE OF NAVAL RESEARCH BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES



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APPENDIX E COMMITTEE TO STUDY DIVERSITY IN THE SCIENTIFIC AND ENGINEERING WORK FORCE OF THE OFFICE OF NAVAL RESEARCH BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES

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Harrison Shull, Chair. Member, National Academy of Sciences; Member, Naval Studies Board. Dr. Shull has served in a variety of academic positions, including Chancellor, University of Colorado at Boulder; Vice President of Academic Affairs and Provost, Rensselaer Polytech Institute; and Provost and Academic Dean, Naval Postgraduate School, from which he has recently retired. He maintains membership in the American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Physical Society, American Academy of Arts & Sciences, American Chemical Society, as well as foreign membership in the Royal Swedish Academy of Science and the Royal Uppsala Academy of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Shull holds a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. Linda Cain, Director, Office of University and Science Education, Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Dr. Cain has extensive experience with science teaching at the pre-college level and with the management and oversight of scientific careers through and beyond the college and graduate school levels. Her professional affiliations include the American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Chemical Society, Association of Women in Science, U.S. Department of Energy Pre-college Evaluation and Assessment Committee, and the National Science Teachers Association. Dr. Cain has an Ed.D. from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. George Campbell, Jr., President and CEO, NACME, Inc. A Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, his many awards include the George Arents Pioneer Medal in Physics, the Drexel University Centennial Medal, and, on behalf of NACME, the 1996 Presidential Award in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring. Formerly an AT&T Bell Laboratories scientist and manager, Dr. Campbell has been a U.S. delegate to the International Telecommunications Union and spent two years on the Nkumbi International College faculty in Zambia. He has served on the U.S. Secretary of Energy's advisory board and is currently a member of the Board of Trustees and Executive Committee, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; the Engineering Advisory Council of Cooper Union; the Board of Trustees and Executive Committee, New York Hall of Science; the Advisory Board of the Merck Institute for Science Education; and the Board of Directors, Oak Ridge Associated Universities. He holds a Ph.D. in physics from Syracuse University. Katharine B. Gebbie, Director, Physics Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology. She is a Fellow of the American Physical Society and recipient of a Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Lifetime Achievement Award. Dr. Gebbie serves on the Executive Committee of the American Physical Society's Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics; the Society's Committee on the Status of Women in Physics; and the Department of Energy's Fusion Energy Advisory Committee. She also represents the United States on the International Committee for Weights and Measures. Dr. Gebbie has a Ph.D. from University College London. Eve L. Menger, Director, Characterization Science & Services, Corning. Inc. and Presidential Appointee to the National Science Board. For the last four of her 10 years at AlliedSignal, she was Senior Technical Officer. Dr. Menger has held academic positions at the University of Virginia (Vice Provost for University-industry Relations and Professor of Chemistry) and the University of California, Santa Cruz. Her professional and public service affiliations include membership on the boards of directors of Science Service Inc., Hardinge Inc., Regional Science & Discovery Center, Literacy Volunteers, and Ceramics Corridor; and membership on the advisory committees of the University of Texas at Dallas, Doctor of Chemistry Program; Cornell Biotechnology Center for Advanced Technology; Oakridge National Laboratory,

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Metals & Ceramics Division; and the Center for Photoinduced Charge Transfer at the University of Rochester. She is a member of the American Chemical Society, Committee for Chemistry and Public Affairs. Dr. Menger received her undergraduate degree from Carleton College and has a Ph.D. from Harvard University. Herbert Rabin, Director, Engineering Research Center; Professor; Associate Dean, A. J. Clark School of Engineering, University of Maryland College Park; Member, Naval Studies Board. He has had prior experience as a senior scientist and manager at the Naval Research Laboratory and has served as Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Office of the Secretary of the Navy. Professional memberships include the American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Physical Society, Optical Society of America, and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Dr. Rabin has a Ph.D. in physics from the University of Maryland. and serves as a Trustee of the National Technological University. Frank J. Talamantes, Professor of Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz. He is a recipient of the British Transatlantic Medal Lecturer and of The Society for the Study of Reproduction Research Award. As a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Dr. Talamantes holds membership in the Endocrine Society, Society for the Study of Reproduction, Society for Biochemical and Molecular Biology, and The American Physiological Society. His research is in the area of biochemical endocrinology, which is funded by NSF, NCI, and the NIH. He is also actively involved in various committees and programs associated with the advancement of ethnic minority students in the sciences. He received his Ph.D. in endocrinology from the University of California, Berkeley. Toni Tomacci, Director, Human Resources, MatriDigm Corporation; Adjunct Faculty Member, University of San Francisco and Dominican College. For the last 14 years, Dr. Tomacci worked for Apple Computer, Inc. where, from 1989 to 1996, she held the position of Diversity Consultant. She serves on the Board of Trustees, Pacific Graduate School of Psychology; the Corporate Advisory Board, Stanford University Institute for Research on Women and Gender; and the Vocational Education Advisory Council, City College of San Francisco. Her professional memberships include the American Association of University Women, the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, Bay Area Organization Development Network, International Network of Women in Technology, Northern California Diversity Business Forum, and World Business Academy. Dr. Tomacci holds a doctorate in organization and leadership from the University of San Francisco. Stephen J. Lukasik, liaison, Committee on Women in Science and Engineering. He has been Director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and Chief Scientist of the Federal Communication Commission. Dr. Lukasik has also held executive positions as Xerox, RAND Corporation, Northrop Corporation, and the TRW Space and Defense Sector. He holds membership in the American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Physical Society, Sigma Xi, and Tau Beta Pi. Dr. Lukasik received his Ph.D. in physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and is a Trustee of Harvey Mudd College.