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Biographies DAVID C. ANDERSON, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, is Director l~ of Purdue's Computer-Aided Design and Graphics Laboratory, a facility dedicated to the study of com- puter-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM). Dr. Anderson is the author of many articles, and has worked as an industrial consultant in the area of CAD/CAM. He received his Bachelor's, Master's, and Ph.D. degrees in mechanical engineer- ing from Purdue. JOHN S. BARAS is Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Maryland, and Director of that university's newly established Systems Research Center. He performed his Master's and Doctoral work (1973) at Harvard University, in applied mathematics; he also holds a Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering. Dr. Baras is a Fellow of the IEEE, and the recipient of numerous awards for research. The primary focus of his research has been in control and systems theory. 199
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200 BIOGRAPHIES MOSHE M. BARASH is a Professor of Manufacturing in Purdue's School ------------------------------------------------------------------~; of Industrial Engineering. Dr. Barash has had exten- sive experience in industry and nonuniversity research on design of complex machines, instruments, control systems, and production processes and tools. He re- ceived his B.Sc. and Dipl.-Ing. degrees in mechanical and electrical engineering from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, and from 1947 to 1955 was involved in machine design and research in mechanical systems and instruments (1953) from the University of Manchester, England, where he taught the subject until 1963, when he joined the faculty at Purdue. Dr. Barash has published more than 70 research papers and more than 300 technical articles. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and was given the Blackall Award by that society in 1983 for the best paper in machine tool technology. L~ - . .. . ARDEN L. BEMENT, JR., is Vice-President of Technical Resources for TRW. He received his Ph.D. in metallurgical engi- neering at the University of Michigan in 1963. He worked in industry initially, including 10 years with General Electric and 5 years in nuclear materials re- search at the Battelle Memorial Institute; later he was a Professor of Nuclear Engineering (materials) at MIT. From 1976 to 1979 Dr. Bement served as Director of the Office of Materials Science at the Defense Ad- vanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA); he was later Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering. ERICH BLOCH is Director of the National Science Foundation. He joined IBM Corporation in 1952 after receiving a B.S. in electrical engineering at the University of Buffalo (now SUNY Buffalo). He was instrumental in development of the IBM 360 computer (among other projects), for which he was awarded the National Medal of Tech- nology in February 1985. Before coming to NSF, Mr. Bloch was Chairman of the Semiconductor Research Corporation, and served as Vice-President for Tech- nical Personnel Development at IBM from 1981 to 1984. He is a member of the National Academy of ~ . . engineering.
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BIOGRAPHIES 201 W. DALE COMPTON is Vice-President for Research at the Ford Motor Company. He received his Ph.D. in physics from the University of Illinois in 1955. After working at the Naval Research Laboratory, Dr. Compton taught physics at the University of Illinois at Urbana. He joined Ford Motor Company in 1970 as Director of Chemical and Physical Science. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, where he served as chair- man of the Academy committee that drafted the guide- lines for the Engineering Research Centers. STEPHEN W. DREW is Director of Biochemical Engineering at Merck and Company. He received his Ph.D. in biochemical engineering from MIT in 1974. He was a Professor of Chemical Engineering at Virginia Polytechnic In- stitute and State University (VPI) before joining Merck in 1980. Dr. Drew is currently a member of the Panel on Bioengineering Systems Research of the National Research Council's Engineering Research Board. KING-SUN FU, principal investigator for Purdue University's new Center ..... for Intelligent Manufacturing Systems, is Goss Dis- tinguished Professor of Engineering in Purdue's School of Electrical Engineering. He is internationally rec- ognized as a pioneer in the engineering disciplines of pattern recognition, image processing, and machine (artificial) intelligence. Dr. Fu has received numerous honors and awards for his contributions in these areas, and was elected a member of the National Academy of Engineering in 1976. He is the author of four books and numerous book chapters, journal articles, and technical papers in his field. Dr. Fu received a Bachelor's degree in engineering from the National Taiwan University, a Master's degree from the University of Toronto, and a Ph.D. degree in engineering (1959) from the University of Illinois. LEditor's note: Dr. Fu died on April 29, 1985, while attending the symposium on the Engineering Research Centers.]
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202 BIOGRAPHIES SUSAN HACKWOOD is Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~ at the University of California, Santa Barbara; she will be the Director of UCSB's newly established Center for Robotic Systems in Microelectronics. Dr. Hack wood obtained her Ph.D. in solid-state electrochem istry at Leicester Polytechnic Institute, U.~. After completing the Doctorate, she joined AT&T Bell Lab oratories, where she remained until 1984. At Bell Labs she carried out a range of research in robotics, and was named Head of the Robotics Technology Research Department. JERRIER A. HADDAD is a consultant to the National Research Council and was recently Chair an of its Committee on the Education and Utilization of the Engineer. He joined the IBM Corporation after receiving a Bachelor's de- gree in electrical engineering at Cornell University in 1945. At IBM he held a number of technical mana- gerial positions; he was IBM Vice-President for En- gineering, Programming, and Technology (1967-1977) and for Technical Personnel Development (1977-19811. Mr. Haddad is a trustee of Clarkson College and Chair ' man of the Engineering College Advisory Council of Cornell University. He has received two honorary Doctor of Science degrees, as well as numerous awards and patents. Mr. Haddad is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. CARL W. HALL is Deputy Assistant Director of Engineering for the --------------- --------- - --it National Science Foundation. He has degrees in ag- ricultural and mechanical engineering, and received his Ph.D. from Michigan State University in 1952. He was Chairman of the Agricultural Engineering De- partment at Michigan State University, and then Dean of the College of Engineering at Washington State University, where he also taught mechanical engi- neering. Dr. Hall has been active as a consultant in numerous international projects. He has authored many books on energy and food engineering, and is editor of an international journal on drying. He has received a number of awards for his achievements. Dr. Hall is a Fellow of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers, a Life Fellow of the American Society of Me- chanical Engineers, and a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
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BIOGRAPHIES 203 GEORGE A. BYWORTH II is Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy and Science Adviser to the Presi - dent. He received his Bachelor's degree in physics from Yale University in 1963 and his Ph.D. in nuclear physics from Duke University in 1968. He holds hon- orary Doctor of Science and Doctor of Engineering degrees as well. Dr. Keyworth was associated with the Los Alamos National Laboratory from 1968 to 1981, where he held Division Leader posts in three areas of physics research. He was recently a member of the President's Commission on Industrial Compet- itiveness. JAMES F. LARDNER is Vice-President, Component Group, for Deere and Company. After earning a Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering at Cornell University, he held a number of engineering and manufacturing manage- ment positions in Deere's domestic and overseas di- visions. In 1980 he was named Vice-President in charge of Manufacturing Development, a position in which he was responsible for the strategic planning and eval- uation of new and advanced manufacturing systems and technologies. In his most recent assignment he is responsible for the design and manufacture of the ma- jor components which make up John Deere end products. LEWIS G. ("PETE") MAYFIELD is Head of the Office of Cross-Disci plinary Research (the office responsible for the En- gineering Research Centers program) within the National Science Foundation. He received his M.S. in chemical engineering at Montana State College in 1950. After a career in industry and academe, he joined the NSF in 1962, directing programs and divisions concerned with advanced technology applications, integrated basic research, and chemical and process engineering.
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204 BIOGRAPHIES Ran ;~37~0N PIPES is Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Delaware, and Director of that university's Center for Composite Materials. He re- ceived his Ph.D. at the University of Texas in 1972. Since 1977 Dr. Pipes has been associated, first as Acting Director and then as Director, with a Center for Composite Materials at the University of Dela- ware, which will now be expanded to focus on cross- disciplinary research and education in composites manufacturing. He has authored a number of books and papers on composite materials, and is currently a member of the Panel on Materials Systems Research of the National Research Council's Engineering Research Board. On July 1, 1985, Dr. Pipes became Dean of the College of Engineering of the University of Delaware. Professor Roy L. McCullough, Associate Director, has as- sumed the duties of Acting Director of the new Center. ::::::: JAMES BRIAN QUINN is William and Josephine Buchanan Professor of Management at the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration, Dartmouth College. He received a B.S. in engineering at Yale, an M.B.A. at Harvard, and earned his Doctorate at Columbia University in 1958. Dr. Quinn has taught on the faculty at Dartmouth since 1957. In addition, he has been president of a research, planning, and development consulting firm since 1961 and chairman of high technology start-up firms. ROLAND W. SCHMITT is Chairman of the National Science Board (gov- erning body of the National Science Foundation), and is also Senior Vice-President for Corporate Research and Development of the General Electric Company. He received his Doctorate from Rice University in 1951, and has been with General Electric since that year. Dr. Schmitt is on the board of directors of a number of nonprofit organizations devoted to science, technology, and medicine. He is also a member of the Council of the National Academy of Engineering.
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BIOGRAPHIES 205 MISCHA SCHWARTZ is Professor of Electrical Engineering and Com- puter Science at Columbia University, where he will direct the newly established Engineering Center for Telecommunications Research. After earning a Mas- ter's degree in electrical engineering, he received his Ph.D. in applied physics from Harvard University in 1951. Dr. Schwartz was an engineer with the Sperry Gyroscope Company and Professor of Electrical En- gineering at the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn be- fore coming to Columbia. He is the author of numerous books and publications, and received the IEEE Edu- cation Medal in 1983. Dr. Schwartz was nominated to the IEEE Centennial Hall of Fame in 1984. His primary research interests are in communication theory and systems, digital communications, and computer communica- tions. He is currently President of the IEEE Communications Society. :::: JAMES J. SOLBERG is a Professor of Industrial Engineering at Purdue University and Associate Director of the Computer Integrated Design, Manufacturing, and Automation Center (CIDMAC). He has won numerous awards for teaching and research. Since 1975 Dr. Solberg has conducted research on the mathematical modeling of manufacturing systems. He developed a program called CAN-Q, which is now widely used by industries and universities around the nation. Dr. Solberg received his Bachelor's degree in mathematics from Harvard .... ... Hi . ~.. . . . University, and Master's degrees in mathematics and industrial engineering and a Ph.D. in industrial engineering from the University of Michigan. He joined Purdue in 1971 after three years at the University of Toledo.
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206 BIOGRAPHIES H. GUYFORD STEVER is a former Director of the National Science Foundation, and is currently President of the Univer- sities Research Association. He received his Doctorate in physics from the California Institute of Technology in 1941, and holds numerous honorary degrees. He was Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics at MIT from 1946 to 1965, President of Carnegie-Mellon Uni- versity from 1965 to 1972, and Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy and Science Ad- viser to the President during the Ford administration. Dr. Stever is a director of several corporations, and has been the recipient of numerous awards for his public service. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and the National Academy of Sciences. NAM P. SUH is Assistant Director for Engineering of the National Science Foundation. He performed his undergraduate work in mechanical engineering at Mll, and received the Ph.D. from Carnegie-Mellon University in 1964. Before coming to NSF, Dr. Sub was Professor of Mechanical Engineering at MIT, and Director of the Laboratory for Manufacturing and Productivity there. He has been a director of several corporations involved in tech- nology development, and he is the author or editor of a number of fundamental textbooks in engineering sci ences. LARRY W. SUMNEY is President of the Semiconductor Research Cor- poration. He received a Bachelor's degree in physics from Washington and Jefferson College in 1962, and a Master's degree in systems engineering from George Washington University in 1969. From 1962 to 1972 he worked at the Naval Research Laboratory as a re- 'search physicist and, later, as an electronics engineer. He then joined the Naval Electronics Systems Com- mend, becoming Head of the Solid State and Special Device Technology Branch and, ultimately, Research ............ Director. On assignment to the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering, Mr. Sumney managed the formation of the Very High Speed Integrated Circuits (VHSIC) Pro- gram, and subsequently became its first director. He joined the newly formed SRC in 1982 as its first executive director.
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BIOGRAPHIES 207 ERIC A. WALKER is Cochairman of the Advisory Panel for the Engi- neering Research Centers. He was educated at Harvard University, where he received his Sc.D. degree in 1935; he holds a number of honorary doctorates as well. Dr. Walker taught electrical engineering at the University of Connecticut and at Pennsylvania State University, where he was Dean of Engineering and later President of the University (1956-1970) . After leaving Penn State, he was Vice-President for Science and Technology at the Aluminum Company of Amer- ica (ALCOA). Dr. Walker is a past Chairman of the National Science Board, a past Chairman of the Naval Research Advisory Commission, and was the second president of the National Academy of Engineering. He is currently Chairman of the Board of the Institute for Defense Analyses. DANIEL I. C. WANG is Professor of Chemical and Biochemical Engi- peering at MIT, where he will direct the newly estab- lished Center on Biotechnology Process Engineering. Dr. Wang holds an M.S. in biochemical engineering from MIT and a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania (19631. He came to MIT in 1965 after two years as a process development engineer with the U.S. Army Biological Laboratories. He has authored three books, in addition to numerous other publications. Dr. Wang's primary research in- terests are in the molecular biology of animal cells, bioreactor design and operations, downstream processing, and biochemical process systems engineering.
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