Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications

RICHARD N. ZARE, Stanford University, Chair

RICHARD S. NICHOLSON, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Vice Chair

STEPHEN L. ADLER, Institute for Advanced Study

JOHN A. ARMSTRONG, IBM Corporation (retired)

SYLVIA T. CEYER, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

AVNER FRIEDMAN, University of Minnesota

SUSAN L. GRAHAM, University of California, Berkeley

ROBERT J. HERMANN, United Technologies Corporation

HANS MARK, University of Texas, Austin

CLAIRE E. MAX, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

CHRISTOPHER F. McKEE, University of California, Berkeley

JAMES W. MITCHELL, AT& cT Bell Laboratories

JEROME SACKS, National Institute of Statistical Sciences

A. RICHARD SEEBASS III, University of Colorado, Boulder

CHARLES P. SLICHTER, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

ALVIN W. TRIVELPIECE, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

NORMAN METZGER, Executive Director

DONALD SHAPERO, Director, Board on Physics and Astronomy

RUTH E. O'BRIEN, Staff Associate

RONALD KONKEL, Consultant



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Beginning a Dialogue on the Changing Environment for the Physical and Mathematical Sciences: Report of a Conference Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications RICHARD N. ZARE, Stanford University, Chair RICHARD S. NICHOLSON, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Vice Chair STEPHEN L. ADLER, Institute for Advanced Study JOHN A. ARMSTRONG, IBM Corporation (retired) SYLVIA T. CEYER, Massachusetts Institute of Technology AVNER FRIEDMAN, University of Minnesota SUSAN L. GRAHAM, University of California, Berkeley ROBERT J. HERMANN, United Technologies Corporation HANS MARK, University of Texas, Austin CLAIRE E. MAX, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory CHRISTOPHER F. McKEE, University of California, Berkeley JAMES W. MITCHELL, AT& cT Bell Laboratories JEROME SACKS, National Institute of Statistical Sciences A. RICHARD SEEBASS III, University of Colorado, Boulder CHARLES P. SLICHTER, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign ALVIN W. TRIVELPIECE, Oak Ridge National Laboratory NORMAN METZGER, Executive Director DONALD SHAPERO, Director, Board on Physics and Astronomy RUTH E. O'BRIEN, Staff Associate RONALD KONKEL, Consultant