Thomas L. Anderson, Fluor Daniel Hanford, Inc., Chair
Kenneth W. Dungan, Risk Technologies, LLC, Vice Chair
Ronald L. Alpert, Factory Mutual Research
Janet S. Baum, Health, Education & Research Assoc., Inc.
Lee W. Burgett, The Trane Company
Marcia L. Coleman, E.I. Du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc.
Ronny J. Coleman, California State Fire Marshal
Filip C. Filippou, University of California at Berkeley
Gavin A. Finn, Prescient Technologies, Inc.
Anthony E. Fiorato, Portland Cement Association
Robert Fowler, City of Pasadena Permit Center
Richard M. Kelso, University of Tennessee at Knoxville
Boyd C. Paulson, Stanford University
Leslie E. Robertson, Leslie E. Robertson Associates, R.L.L.P.
Rose A. Ryntz, Ford Motor Company
Richard E. Schuler, Cornell University
Daniel J. Seery, United Technologies Research Center
Miroslaw J. Skibniewski, Purdue University
Forrest O. Stark, Dow Corning Corporation
James A. White, Western Fire Center, Inc.
Submitted for the panel by its Chair, Thomas L. Anderson, and its Vice Chair, Kenneth W. Dungan, this assessment of the fiscal year 1997 activities of the Building and Fire Research Laboratory is based on site visits by individual panel members, a formal meeting of the panel on March 25–26, 1997, and the annual report of the laboratory.