APPENDIX B

Biographical Sketches of Panel Members

GARY A. BAUM (chair) is vice president of technology for the Institute of Paper Science and Technology. His research has focused on paper physics and mechanical properties, the electrical properties of polymers, and the processing of paper and paperboard. Dr. Baum had many years of experience in industrial processing with Dow Chemical, the Institute of Paper Chemistry, the James River Corporation, and North Carolina State University before moving to his current position. Dr. Baum is a member of the Committee on Industrial Technology Assessments.

THOMAS G. DEVILLE is manager, advanced control, for Bechtel's Research and Development Group. He has 28 years of experience in process controls, integrated computer systems, and systems engineering. Mr. DeVille is responsible for the planning, analysis, design, implementation, and testing of integrated control and computer systems for the petroleum industry and other industrial clients.

RICHARD J. EBERT is manager of the Process Control Center at the Alcoa Technical Center. He is currently responsible for the development and implementation of advanced controls and measurement systems throughout the Aluminum Company of America, a fully integrated aluminum and materials company. During his 24 years at the research center, he has developed and implemented control systems for a variety of aluminum processes, including smelting, hot rolling, cold rolling, and finishing.

DENNIS K. KILLINGER is professor of physics and technical director of the Technology Deployment Center at the University of South Florida. Dr. Killinger has conducted research for the past 30 years on new lasers and optical spectroscopic



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MANUFACTURING PROCESS CONTROLS FOR THE INDUSTRIES OF THE FUTURE APPENDIX B Biographical Sketches of Panel Members GARY A. BAUM (chair) is vice president of technology for the Institute of Paper Science and Technology. His research has focused on paper physics and mechanical properties, the electrical properties of polymers, and the processing of paper and paperboard. Dr. Baum had many years of experience in industrial processing with Dow Chemical, the Institute of Paper Chemistry, the James River Corporation, and North Carolina State University before moving to his current position. Dr. Baum is a member of the Committee on Industrial Technology Assessments. THOMAS G. DEVILLE is manager, advanced control, for Bechtel's Research and Development Group. He has 28 years of experience in process controls, integrated computer systems, and systems engineering. Mr. DeVille is responsible for the planning, analysis, design, implementation, and testing of integrated control and computer systems for the petroleum industry and other industrial clients. RICHARD J. EBERT is manager of the Process Control Center at the Alcoa Technical Center. He is currently responsible for the development and implementation of advanced controls and measurement systems throughout the Aluminum Company of America, a fully integrated aluminum and materials company. During his 24 years at the research center, he has developed and implemented control systems for a variety of aluminum processes, including smelting, hot rolling, cold rolling, and finishing. DENNIS K. KILLINGER is professor of physics and technical director of the Technology Deployment Center at the University of South Florida. Dr. Killinger has conducted research for the past 30 years on new lasers and optical spectroscopic

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MANUFACTURING PROCESS CONTROLS FOR THE INDUSTRIES OF THE FUTURE sensors and their uses in medicine and industry. Before joining the University of South Florida in 1987, he was a member of the research staff at Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Lincoln Laboratory. Dr. Killinger has served on several advisory panels, at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the U.S. Department of Energy, and the U.S. Department of Defense. He was also a member of the National Research Council Committee on Optical Science and Engineering. STEVEN R. LECLAIR is technical leader and chief of the Materials Process Design Branch of the Materials and Manufacturing Directorate at the Air Force Research Laboratory. In that capacity, he is responsible for developing and implementing self-directed and self-improving process design and control methods in support of Air Force materials research. His experience includes more than 20 years of research and development on materials processing systems involving metal, ceramic, polymer, and electro-optic materials and associated processes. He has been a member of the National Research Council's Committee on Materials and Processes and the Information Highway and technical advisor to the Committee on New Sensor Technologies: Materials and Applications. Since 1987, he has been a National Research Council postdoctoral advisor. Dr. LeClair's research and international collaborations include service as a member of the Computer Assisted Manufacturing Working Group of the International Federation for Information Processing. JAY LEE is director for product development and manufacturing at the United Technologies Research Center. He is responsible for the strategic direction and research and development activities in the areas of product development process, manufacturing systems, sustainable process development, machining systems, quality systems, and life cycle product development technologies. Prior to joining UTRC, he was director for the Industry-University Cooperative Research Centers, the Engineering Research Centers Program, and the Manufacturing Processes and Manufacturing Program at the National Science Foundation (NSF). Previously, Dr. Lee had been involved in research, engineering, and program management in the areas of precision machinery, factory automation, and service productivity. Since 1992, he has been an adjunct professor of the Technical Management Program at the Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Lee is a member of the executive committee of the Manufacturing Engineering Division of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the Program Evaluation Board of the Japanese Ministry of International Trade and Industry, and the Academic Advisory Committee for the Programme for Industry at Cambridge University (U.K.). He received the Society of Manufacturing Engineers Outstanding Young Manufacturing Award in 1992. FRANCIS C. MCMICHAEL is professor of civil engineering and public policy and Blenko Professor of Environmental Engineering at Carnegie-Mellon

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MANUFACTURING PROCESS CONTROLS FOR THE INDUSTRIES OF THE FUTURE University. His research concerns the effects of industrial processing on ground-water quality, hydrology, applied statistics, risk analysis, and solid and hazardous waste management. He has a particular interest in process control, monitoring, and in-process recycling of process waste streams. Dr. McMichael is a recognized leader in industrial ecology and has been a consultant to the steel industry. He has served on the Science Advisory Board for the Environmental Protection Agency. Dr. McMichael is a member of the Committee on Industrial Technology Assessments. JORGE VALDES is department head of process and chemical engineering research at Lucent Technologies. He has experience in the development of advanced diagnostics for process monitoring and control, plasma processing science and technology, and the engineering of environmentally conscious processes. Dr. Valdes has conducted research on chemical engineering systems and technologies, colloidal science, materials for electrochemical reaction systems, and chemical process sensors.