Harry E. Cook, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Chair
Jan D. Achenbach, Northwestern University
Hadi A. Akeel, FANUC Robotics NA, Inc.
Diane Bird, U.S. Department of Energy
D. Jeffrey Bostock, Lockheed Martin Energy Systems (retired)
Walt W. Braithwaite, The Boeing Company
Thomas Charlton, Brown &Sharpe
Jose B. Cruz, Ohio State University
Marvin F. DeVries, University of Wisconsin–Madison
David A. Dornfeld, University of California, Berkeley
Johnson A. Edosomwan, Johnson & Johnson Associates, Inc.
Hazem A. Ezzat, GM Research & Development
George J. Hess, The Ingersoll Milling Machine Company
Michael Kahn, KLA-Tencor Instruments
Richard L. Kegg, Cincinnati Milacron, Inc.
Brian Seitz, Microsoft Corporation
Neculai C. Tutos, Dassault Systemes of America
Submitted for the panel by its Chair, Harry E. Cook, this assessment of the fiscal year 1998 activities of the Manufacturing Engineering Laboratory is based on visits to the laboratory by individual members, a site visit by the panel on March 3–4, 1998, and the annual report of the laboratory.