Appendix A

Biographical Sketches

STANDING COMMITTEE TO REVIEW THE RESEARCH PROGRAM OF THE PARTNERSHIP FOR A NEW GENERATION OF VEHICLES

Trevor O. Jones (NAE) is chairman of the board (retired) of Libbey-Owens-Ford Co., a major manufacturer of glass for automotive and construction applications; vice chairman of Echlin Inc., a major supplier of automotive after market parts; and chairman and chief executive officer of International Development Corporation, a private management consulting company. Previously, he was an officer of TRW Inc., serving in various capacities in the company's Automotive Worldwide Sector, including vice president of engineering and group vice president, Transportation Electronics Group. Prior to joining TRW, he was employed by General Motors in many aerospace and automotive executive positions, including director of General Motors Proving Grounds; director of the Delco Electronics Division, Automotive Electronic and Safety Systems; and director of General Motors' Advanced Product Engineering Group. Mr. Jones is a fellow of the American Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and has been cited for “leadership in the application of electronics to the automobile.” He is also a fellow of the American Society of Automotive Engineers, a fellow of the British Institution of Electrical Engineers, a registered professional engineer in Wisconsin, and a chartered engineer in the United Kingdom. He holds many patents and has lectured and written on the subjects of automotive safety and electronics. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) and the National Research Council's (NRC's) Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems. Mr. Jones has served on



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REVIEW OF THE RESEARCH PROGRAM OF THE PARTNERSHIP FOR A NEW GENERATION OF VEHICLES: SECOND REPORT Appendix A Biographical Sketches STANDING COMMITTEE TO REVIEW THE RESEARCH PROGRAM OF THE PARTNERSHIP FOR A NEW GENERATION OF VEHICLES Trevor O. Jones (NAE) is chairman of the board (retired) of Libbey-Owens-Ford Co., a major manufacturer of glass for automotive and construction applications; vice chairman of Echlin Inc., a major supplier of automotive after market parts; and chairman and chief executive officer of International Development Corporation, a private management consulting company. Previously, he was an officer of TRW Inc., serving in various capacities in the company's Automotive Worldwide Sector, including vice president of engineering and group vice president, Transportation Electronics Group. Prior to joining TRW, he was employed by General Motors in many aerospace and automotive executive positions, including director of General Motors Proving Grounds; director of the Delco Electronics Division, Automotive Electronic and Safety Systems; and director of General Motors' Advanced Product Engineering Group. Mr. Jones is a fellow of the American Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and has been cited for “leadership in the application of electronics to the automobile.” He is also a fellow of the American Society of Automotive Engineers, a fellow of the British Institution of Electrical Engineers, a registered professional engineer in Wisconsin, and a chartered engineer in the United Kingdom. He holds many patents and has lectured and written on the subjects of automotive safety and electronics. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) and the National Research Council's (NRC's) Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems. Mr. Jones has served on

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REVIEW OF THE RESEARCH PROGRAM OF THE PARTNERSHIP FOR A NEW GENERATION OF VEHICLES: SECOND REPORT NRC study committees, including the Committee for a Strategic Transportation Research Study on Highway Safety, and chairs the NAE Steering Committee on the Impact of Products Liability Law on Innovation. He holds degrees in electrical engineering from Aston Technical College and mechanical engineering from Liverpool Technical College. Donald J. Bailey is director for research and technology parmering at the Ohio Aerospace Institute where he is responsible for collaborative teaming activities directed towards advanced technology development, including materials and manufacturing. Dr. Bailey began his career as a senior research metallurgist at General Motors Corporate Research Laboratories with responsibility for research on materials applications for automotive vehicle weight reduction programs. He subsequently joined General Electric Company, where his positions included manager of advanced development engineering and manager of marketing and product technology for the Transformer Business Department. He spent five years as a vice president of Kulhman Corporation, a manufacturer of power distribution transformers and automotive products, before joining the Ohio Aerospace Institute in 1991. Dr. Bailey received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in metallurgical engineering from the University of Washington in Seattle. Harry E. Cook (NAE) is director of the Manufacturing Research Center at the University of Illinois at Urbana. Previously, he was general manager of scientific affairs, Chrysler Corporation, and director of automotive research and technical systems. He spearheaded the development of the first cooperative research program within the U.S.-based automotive industry, which lead to a precompetitive research joint venture on polymer-based structural composites. He also initiated joint efforts to set industry standards for a new generation of computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacture (CAD/CAM) systems and was instrumental in bringing CAD/CAM technologies and knowledge-based systems to the production line. Prior to joining Chrysler, Dr. Cook held a variety of management positions at the Product Development Group at Ford Motor Company. In 1972, he joined the Department of Metallurgy and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Illinois, where he held a joint full professorship in the two departments. He is a fellow of the American Society of Metals and a fellow of the American Society of Automotive Engineers. He is a member of the NAE and the NRC's National Materials Advisory Board. Dr. Cook served as a member of the NRC Committee on Materials for the 21st Century. He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in metallurgy from Case Institute of Technology and his Ph.D. in material science from Northwestern University.

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REVIEW OF THE RESEARCH PROGRAM OF THE PARTNERSHIP FOR A NEW GENERATION OF VEHICLES: SECOND REPORT R. Gary Diaz is senior vice president of manufacturing and engineering for Case Corporation, with responsibility for providing general management and directing the leadership of global product development and production for an agricultural and construction equipment company. He previously held a number of positions with General Dynamics Land Systems, including division vice president and general manager, Development and Integration Business Unit; vice president, Research Engineering and Logistics; director, Engineering Programs; and engineering manager, Advanced Ground Vehicle Technology. Mr. Diaz participated extensively in the development of the M1A2 Abrams tank; notably, the technology base for system sensors, electronics, communications, and software. He also managed product development and engineering for the advanced amphibious assault vehicle and the heavy assault bridge. Mr. Diaz received his B.S. in mechanical engineering and his M.S. in engineering from the University of Florida. Kennerly H. Digges is research professor of engineering and director of biomechanics and automotive safety research, George Washington University. Previously, he was a senior executive in the U.S Department of Transportation 's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). At NHTSA, he managed research to advance motor-vehicle crash-safety standards, such as side-impact protection, and led the development of experimental automobiles that protect occupants in severe crashes. He was also head of NHTSA's Rulemaking Office and contributed to the introduction of automatic restraints for new cars. Prior to joining NHTSA, Dr. Digges spent 10 years directing the U.S. Air Force research program in mechanical systems for aircraft. He is a past director of the Transportation Rehabilitation Engineering Center of the National Institute for Disability and Rehabilitation Research. He received his B.S. in mechanical engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and his M.S. and Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from Ohio State University. Dr. Digges is a member of the American Society of Automotive Engineers, serving as a Technical Board member and a seminar instructor in computer accident reconstruction. He is an internationally recognized expert in the field of automotive safety and has published numerous papers on accident characterization and safety performance. Deborah Gordon is director of energy programs with the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS). Previously, she was UCS's transportation and energy policy analyst of the Energy Policy Program. She served as research assistant at the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Laboratory and held an L.B.J. Fellowship at the U.S. House of Representatives, working in the area of energy and the environment. She was a chemical and regulatory engineer in the Production Department of Chevron U.S.A., Inc. Ms. Gordon earned her B.S. in chemical engineering at the University of Colorado, Boulder, and her master's of

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REVIEW OF THE RESEARCH PROGRAM OF THE PARTNERSHIP FOR A NEW GENERATION OF VEHICLES: SECOND REPORT public policy degree at the University of California, Berkeley. Her most recent publication, featured in Forum for Applied Research and Public Policy, is titled “Alternative Fuels Versus Gasoline: A Market Niche?” She is the author of the 1991 book, Steering a New Course: Transportation, Energy and the Environment, and several other papers and reports. She has delivered expert testimony on energy and environmental issues at the local, state, and national levels. David F. Hagen is director and president of the Michigan Center for High Technology in Detroit. He spent 35 years with Ford Motor Company, where his most recent position (prior to retirement) was general manager, alpha simultaneous engineer, Ford Technical Affairs. Under his leadership, Ford's alpha activity, which involves the identification, assessment, and implementation of new product and process technologies, evolved into the company's global resource for leading-edge automotive product, process and analytical technologies. Mr. Hagen led the introduction of the first domestic industry feedback electronics, central fuel metering, full electronic engine controls, and numerous 4-cylinder, V6, and V8 engines. Mr. Hagen received his B.S. and M.S. in mechanical engineering from the University of Michigan. He serves on the boards of the Engineering Society of Detroit and the School of Management, University of Michigan-Dearborn, and on the Engineering Advisory Boards of both Western Michigan University and the University of Michigan-Dearborn. Robert L. Hirsch is president, Energy Technology Collaborative, Inc. of Washington, D.C. Prior to June 1994, he was vice president, Washington Office, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI). He is a member of the NRC 's Board on Energy and Environmental Systems and was a member of the NRC's Energy Engineering Board from 1992–1994. He has also served on several National Research Council committees and was chairman of the Committee to Examine the Research Needs of the Advanced Extraction and Process Technology Program (Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology). Prior to joining EPRI, Dr. Hirsch was vice president and manager, Research and Technical Services Department, ARCO Oil and Gas Company; chief executive officer of ARCO Power Technologies; manager, Exxon Baytown Research and Development Division; and general manager, Exploratory Research, Exxon Research and Engineering Company. Earlier, he served as assistant administrator for Solar, Geothermal, and Advanced Energy Systems and irector, Division of Magnetic Fusion Energy Research, U.S. Energy Research and Development Administration. He holds a Ph.D. in engineering and physics from the University of Illinois.

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REVIEW OF THE RESEARCH PROGRAM OF THE PARTNERSHIP FOR A NEW GENERATION OF VEHICLES: SECOND REPORT Craig Marks (NAE) is president, Creative Management Solutions. He is also visiting professor in both the College of Engineering and the School of Business Administration at the University of Michigan and Co-Director of the Michigan Joint Manufacturing Initiative. He is a retired vice president of technology and productivity for Allied Signal Automotive with responsibility for product development; manufacturing; quality; health, safety, and environment; communications; and business planning. Previously, in TRW's Automotive Worldwide Sector, Dr. Marks was vice president for engineering and technology and later served a the vice president of technology at TRW Safety Restraint Systems. Prior to joining TRW, he held various positions at General Motors Corporation, including executive director of the engineering staff; assistant director of advanced product engineering; engineer in charge of power development; electric vehicle program manager; supervisor for long range engine development; and executive director of the environmental activities staff. He is a member of the NAE and a fellow of the Society of Automotive Engineers. Dr. Marks received his BSME, MSME, and Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from the California Institute of Technology. Seymour L. Meisel (NAE) is retired vice president for research, Mobil Oil Corporation. He was responsible for all corporate research activities directed at exploration, production, refining, catalysis, petroleum products, and petrochemicals. His work also addressed research and development on synthetic fuels from coal and shale, and, as a director of Mobil Solar Energy Corporation, he was involved in a venture to produce photovoltaic systems. Dr. Meisel is a director of Environgen, a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and a member of the American Chemical Society and of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. He is a member of the NAE and served as a member of the NRC's Energy Engineering Board from 1990 thorugh 1994. He is the author or coauthor of many scientific publications, holds a number of patents, and has lectured extensively to university and industrial groups. Dr. Meisel received a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Illinois. Jerome G. Rivard (NAE) is president of Global Technology and Business Development, advising business and universities on global business approaches to automotive electronics. He previously held a number of senior management positions with the Bendix Corporation and Ford Motor Company, including vice president for the Allied Automotive Sector of Bendix Electronics Group; group director of engineering for Bendix Electronic Fuel Injection Division; manager of the Bendix Automotive Advanced Concepts Program; and chief engineer for the Electrical and Electronics Division of Ford. Mr. Rivard built an engineering group with skills in electronics, electromechanical devices, fluid flow control, combustion and power production, and control systems integration. He applied a

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REVIEW OF THE RESEARCH PROGRAM OF THE PARTNERSHIP FOR A NEW GENERATION OF VEHICLES: SECOND REPORT systems approach to technical discipline management and adopted financial management systems to effectively plan and control engineering projects for maximum return on investment. Mr. Rivard is a member of the NAE and a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineering and the Society of Automotive Engineers. He received his BSME from the University of Wisconsin. Vernon P. Roan is director of the Center for Advanced Studies in Engineering and professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Florida, where he has been a faculty member for nearly 30 years. He was previously a senior design engineer with Pratt and Whitney Aircraft. Dr. Roan has over 25 years of research and development experience. He is currently developing improved modeling and simulation systems for a fuel-cell bus program and works as a consultant to Pratt and Whitney on advanced gas turbine propulsion systems. His research at the University of Florida has involved both spark-ignition and diesel engines operating with many alternative fuels and advanced concepts for both types of engine. Together with groups of engineering students he designed and built a 20-passenger diesel-electric bus for the Florida Department of Transportation and a hybrid-electric urban car using an internal combustion engine and lead-acid batteries. He has served as a consultant to the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, monitoring electric and hybrid vehicle programs. Dr. Roan received his B.S. in aeronautical engineering and his M.S. in engineering from the University of Florida and his Ph.D. in engineering from the University of Illinois. He has organized and chaired two national meetings on advanced vehicle technologies and a national seminar on the development of fuel-cell-powered automobiles, and has published numerous technical papers on innovative propulsion systems. Supramaniam Srinivasan obtained his B.S. degree in chemistry from the University of Ceylon and his Ph.D. degree in physical chemistry from the University of Pennsylvania. His is internationally recognized for his contributions in electrochemistry, electrochemical energy conversion and storage, with emphasis on hydrogen energy technologies and bioelectrochemistry. Dr. Srinivasan established electrochemistry/electrochemical technology laboratories at the State University of New York-Downstate Medical Center, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Institute for Hydrogen Systems at the University of Toronto, and Texas A&M University. While working in these laboratories, he trained and continues to train visiting scientists and engineers, postdoctoral research associates, and undergraduate and graduate students in fundamental and applied areas. He has promoted mission-oriented research and development projects in electrochemical energy conversion and

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REVIEW OF THE RESEARCH PROGRAM OF THE PARTNERSHIP FOR A NEW GENERATION OF VEHICLES: SECOND REPORT storage and in bioelectrochemistry, involving collaborations with universities, national laboratories, and industries. He has assisted the U.S. Department of Energy in the technical management of fuel cell, battery and hydrogen energy technology projects. While at Brookhaven National Laboratory, he played a major role in initiating the “Fuel Cells for Transportation Program,” sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy. He has served as the technical secretary to the U.S. delegation for the International Energy Agency Hydrogen Production Research and Development Program. He has organized workshops and/or symposia for the U.S. Department of Energy and the Electrochemical Society. He has more than 200 publications, including a book; chapters in books; reviews; and journal articles. Dr. Srinivasan has been an invited or keynote speaker at several national and international meetings. Vickie V. Sutton is research associate professor at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, Division of Environmental and Occupational Medicine. Her previous positions include senior policy analyst, and later assistant director, at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy; special assistant for policy, planning and evaluation at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; and executive vice president of Seaguard Corporation, a manufacturer of marine coatings. She has also held positions at George Mason University and the George Washington University. During her tenure at the Office of Science and Technology Policy, Dr. Sutton was responsible for the Federal Coordinating Council for Science, Engineering and Technology, and was extensively involved in coordinating activities among different government agencies as well as the public, private, and intergovernmental sectors. She brings to the committee firsthand experience in the development and implementation of White House initiatives in science, engineering, and technology, including high performance computing and communications, U.S. global climate change research, advanced materials processing, and mathematics and science education. In addition, she has expertise in strategic planning involving the implementation of new technologies and environmental risk and regulatory issues. Dr. Sutton received her Ph.D. in environmental science from the University of Texas at Dallas, her M.P.A. from Old Dominion University, and B.S. degrees in zoology and animal science from North Carolina State University. C. Michael Walton (NAE) holds the Ernest H. Cockrell Centennial Chair in Engineering and is chairman of the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin. He holds a joint academic appointment in the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs. He has been actively involved in research related to transport policy and engineering analysis for approximately 29 years, and he has served on or chaired a number of national study panels. Dr. Walton was elected to the NAE in 1993. He is past chair of the Executive

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REVIEW OF THE RESEARCH PROGRAM OF THE PARTNERSHIP FOR A NEW GENERATION OF VEHICLES: SECOND REPORT Committee of the Transportation Research Board of the NRC. He serves on the Board of Directors of the International Road Federation and is chairman of the Technical Activities Committee for the American Society of Civil Engineers. Dr. Walton received his B.S. in civil engineering from the Virginia Military Institute and his M.S. and Ph.D. in civil engineering from North Carolina State University. NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL STAFF Mahadevan (Dev) Mani has recently become the associate executive director of the Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems of the NRC. Previously, Dr. Mani was the director of the Board on Energy and Environmental Systems of the NRC. He has been with the NRC since April 1989. The board conducts a program of activities to provide independent scientific and technical advice to the U.S. government and the private sector on energy and related environmental issues affecting public policy. Dr. Mani came to the NRC from TRW, where he had held various positions since 1975. He was director, federal marketing development, for the Federal Systems Group of TRW's Space and Defense Sector from 1987 to 1989. Previously, he was director, planning and analysis, in TRW 's Science and Technology Department. From 1975 to 1983 he was with TRW's Energy Development Group, responsible for the management of projects undertaken for the U.S. Energy Research and Development Administration, U.S. Department of Energy, the Energy Information Administration, the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and other clients. Dr. Mani received his Ph.D. in energy management and policy from the University of Pennsylvania, his M.S. in materials engineering from Drexel University, and his B.Tech. in metallurgy from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. Jill Wilson is a senior program officer with the Board on Energy and Environmental Systems and was study director for Strategic Assessment of the U.S. Department of Energy Coal Program. She joined the NRC in March 1993 and has worked on studies related to issues in energy, materials engineering, and environmental science. Dr. Wilson was previously a research scientist with a small consulting company in Washington, D.C., investigating aspects of submarine technology. Before coming to the United States in 1988, she was responsible for advanced materials development at British Aerospace Military Aircraft Division, Warton, United Kingdom. She received her B.A. in natural sciences and her Ph.D. in physics, both from the University of Cambridge. She also holds a diploma in liberal arts from the University of Toulouse, France.

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REVIEW OF THE RESEARCH PROGRAM OF THE PARTNERSHIP FOR A NEW GENERATION OF VEHICLES: SECOND REPORT Nan Humphrey is a senior staff officer at the Transportation Research Board (TRB), a unit of the NRC. She has been with the Studies and Information Services Division of TRB for nine years and has managed several policy studies, ranging from an evaluation of size regulations for heavy trucks on highway safety, industry productivity, traffic operations, and road wear to a strategic study of highway safety research priorities and programs to a study of data requirements to support transportation policy. Currently, she is managing a study of the effects of highway capacity improvements on air quality and energy consumption, which is jointly funded by the Federal Highway Administration, the Environmental Protection Agency, state departments of transportation (through the National Cooperative Highway Research Program), and TRB. Ms. Humphrey has a master's degree in public and private management from the Yale School of Management. Wendy C. Lewallen is a senior project assistant in the NRC's Board on Energy and Environmental Systems. She has been with the NRC since 1993. She received her B.A. in political science, with a minor in education, from the University of Southern California and taught high school social science for two years in Long Beach, California. Mrs. Lewallen is currently studying for a master's degree in bilingual/multicultural education at George Mason University.