the Institute for Operations Research and Management Science and was awarded that society's Outstanding Service Award.
Nick Cartwright is officer in charge of the Science and Technology Branch of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) and manager of the Canadian Police Research Centre, a partnership of the RCMP, the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police, and the National Research Council of Canada. He is an expert in the development and use of technology in law enforcement and crime solution. He serves on the advisory council of the U.S. Justice Department that reviews and analyzes the technological needs of the criminal justice system. He chairs the International Civil Aviation Organization's Ad Hoc Group of Specialists on the Detection of Explosives and is a member of the scientific advisory panel that reviews and oversees the security R&D program of the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration. He is a member of the steering committee of Transport Canada's Security Screening Equipment Project and cochair of its working group on standards and technology.
A. Ray Chamberlain, a civil engineer, is a transportation consultant and area manager for Parsons Brinckerhoff. Until recently, he was the vice president for freight policy of the American Trucking Associations (ATA). In that position he served as the ATA's liaison to the Presidential Commission on Critical Infrastructure Protection (PCCIP). He has held several other senior positions in private industry, state government, and academia and has been president of both the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials and the National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges. He chaired the executive committee of the NRC Transportation Research Board in 1993 and has served on numerous NRC committees, including the Committee on the Federal Transportation R&D Strategic Planning Process.
H. Andy Franklin, principal engineer with the R&D department of Bechtel Technology, Inc., has project engineering and management experience in the design, analysis, testing, and construction of a wide range of industrial facilities, systems, and machinery. His expertise includes structural forensics for damaged and failed facilities, as well as inspection and recovery of facilities after major earthquakes. Dr. Franklin's recent work includes the development of a unique steel-fiber concrete with very high tensile strength for use in applications subject to shock loading (such as bomb blasts). He is a member of the American Concrete Institute and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and was recently chair of the ASCE Aerospace Division.
Robert E. Green, Jr., is director of the Center for Nondestructive Evaluation, professor in the Materials Science and Engineering Department, and member of the principal professional staff at the Applied Physics Laboratory of The Johns