for meeting company objectives for antisubmarine warfare, antisurface warfare, and airborne early warning programs. Mr. Buehler has over 30 years of experience in industry and government as an experimental test pilot, business planner, and program manager in the start up of new aircraft programs such as the F-111, F-14, F-18, A-6, and F-22/Naval Advanced Tactical Fighter. He served in the Navy as a carrier fighter pilot and test pilot, as well as at the Naval Air Systems Command. Mr. Buehler has master's degrees in aeronautical engineering and management and is a graduate of the Navy's Test Pilot School. He is a member of the Society of Experimental Test Pilots.
Chryssostomos Chryssostomidis is department head of ocean engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dr. Chryssostomidis's expertise is in shipbuilding and marine issues. His publications display his wide range of interests, which include design methodology for ships, vortex-induced response of flexible cylinders, and abyssal-ocean option for waste management. Dr. Chryssostomidis established the MIT Sea Grant Underwater Vehicles Laboratory, and most recently, a multidisciplinary research team to address key issues underlying the design and fabrication of high-speed, high-performance surface ships. He has served on several National Research Council committees focusing on ship-building and marine issues.
William Fedorochko, Jr., a retired Brigadier General U.S. Army, is Senior Fellow at the Logistics Management Institute. Before retiring from the Department of Defense, General Fedorochko served in leadership and management positions in the Army, Joint Staff, and Office of the Secretary of Defense. General Fedorochko's research interests include operational and defense logistics management. He is currently authoring a white paper on future challenges and directions in defense logistics. In support of this effort, General Fedorochko has led seminars in theater logistics operations, Joint Vision 2010, and multinational logistics operations. His previous research included an assessment of the defense management process, which was included in the Report of the Commission on Roles and Missions.
Lynn G. Gref is program manager of the Flight Systems Office at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). Dr. Gref has been involved with several efforts at JPL, including space flight systems analysis and software-intensive systems development. His interests include information systems and space hardware research. Dr. Gref has been active in the submarine ballistics missile program, ballistics systems for strategic and tactical applications, security of high-value assets, and Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency strategic and information systems research programs. Dr. Gref has served as a management consultant to several start-up technology-based companies. He currently serves as a