Walt W. Braithwaite, The Boeing Company, Chair
Marvin F. DeVries, University of Wisconsin–Madison, Vice Chair
Hadi A. Akeel, FANUC Robotics NA, Inc.
Mary A. Austin, Pratt and Whitney
Diane Bird, U.S. Department of Energy
Thomas Charlton, Brown & Sharpe Mfg. Co.
James E. Costa, Sandia National Laboratories
Jose B. Cruz, Jr., Ohio State University
David Dornfeld, University of California, Berkeley
George J. Hess, The Ingersoll Milling Machine Company (retired)
Michael E. Kahn, KLA-Tencor Instruments
Richard L. Kegg, Milacron, Inc.
Wolfgang H. Sachse, Cornell University
Donald L. Sage, Lucent Technologies (retired)
Brian K. Seitz, BKSeitz & Associates/Intellectual Arbitrage Inc.
Janet K. Talbot, Baan, Inc.
Neculai C. Tutos, Dassault Systèmes of America
Submitted for the panel by its Chair, Walt W. Braithwaite, this assessment of the fiscal year 1999 activities of the Manufacturing Engineering Laboratory is based on site visits by individual panel members, a formal meeting of the panel February 24–25, 1999, in Gaithersburg, Md., and documents provided by the laboratory.