James E. Nottke, DuPont Company (retired), Chair
Robert L. Brown, The Gillette Company
Stuart L. Cooper, University of Delaware
John A.S. Green, Aluminum Association
James D. Idol, Jr., Rutgers University
Lawrence C. Kravitz, Consultant, Rockville, Md.
Frederick F. Lange, University of California, Santa Barbara
Merrilea J. Mayo, Pennsylvania State University
Donald E. McLemore, Raychem Corporation
Boyd A. Mueller, Howmet Corporation
Donald R. Paul, University of Texas at Austin
Dennis W. Readey, Colorado School of Mines
Walter L. Winterbottom, Alumax Engineered Metal Processes, Inc.
Submitted for the panel by its Chair, James E. Nottke, this assessment of the fiscal year 1998 activities of the Materials Science and Engineering Laboratory is based on site visits by individual panel members, a formal meeting of the panel on March 19–20, 1998, and documents provided by the laboratory.