James E. Nottke, DuPont Company (retired), Chair
Robert J. Eagan, Sandia National Laboratories, Vice Chair
Robert L. Brown, The Gillette Company
Stephen Z.D. Cheng, University of Akron
James D. Idol, Jr., Rutgers University
Lawrence C. Kravitz, Consultant, Rockville, Md.
Frederick F. Lange, University of California, Santa Barbara
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
Iwona Turlik, Motorola Corporation Manufacturing Research Center
Walter L. Winterbottom, Alumax Engineered Metal Processes, Inc.
Submitted for the panel by its Chair, James E. Nottke, this assessment of the fiscal year 1999 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 4–5, 1999, in Gaithersburg, Md., and on the annual report of the laboratory.