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Review of the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Fossil Energy's Research Plan for Fine Particulates Appendix A Biographical Sketches of Committee Members Richard S. Magee, chair, is associate provost for research and development and director, Northeast Hazardous Substance Research Center, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). He is also a professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and in the Department of Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, and Environmental Science. His previous positions include associate director, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Center for Airborne Organics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; executive director, Otto H. York Center for Environmental Engineering and Science, NJIT; and director, Stevens Institute of Technology Energy Center. His National Research Council (NRC) service includes: chair and member of the Evaluation Panel for the National Bureau of Standards Center for Fire Research; member of the Board of Assessment of the National Engineering Laboratories; and chair and member of the Committee on Review and Evaluation of the Army Chemical Stockpile Disposal Program. He has extensive experience in combustion, incineration, emissions, hazardous waste destruction technologies, and energy technologies. He has a B.E., M.S., and Sc.D. from the Stevens Institute of Technology. Jan Beyea is a consultant on energy and the environment for numerous local, national and international organizations. He has been chief scientist, National Audubon Society, and has held positions at the Center for Energy and Environmental Studies, Princeton University, Holy Cross College, and Columbia University. He has been a member of the NRC Board on Energy and Environmental Systems, the Energy Engineering Board, and the Committee on Alternative Energy R&D Strategies; the Secretary of Energy's Advisory Board, Task Force on Economic Modeling; and the policy committee of the Recycling Advisory Council. He has been an advisor to various studies by the Office of Technology Assessment. His expertise is in energy technologies and associated environmental and health concerns, and he has written numerous articles on the environment and energy. He received a Ph.D. in physics from Columbia University. John J. Godleski is an associate professor of pathology, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health. His past positions include pathologist at a number of hospitals, including Brigham and Women's Hospital and the Hospital of the Medical College of Pennsylvania. He has extensive expertise in the effects of inhaled materials on the pathogenesis of pulmonary disease, as well as particles in the atmosphere related to public health. He has a B.S. from King's College and an M.D. from the University of Pittsburgh. Manoj K. Guha is currently the manager of special projects and technology assessment, Power Generation Business Unit, American Electric Power Service Corporation. He has also been a principal engineer with Ebasco Services, Inc., a senior research engineer with Westinghouse Electric Corporation's Advanced Reactors Division, and a visiting associate professor at the City University of New York. He has extensive experience with conventional and advanced fossil power generation, nuclear technologies, and alternative technologies for electric power generation. He is currently involved in developing energy and environmental strategies for power production in response to EPA rulings on reductions in emissions. He has a B.Sc. in chemistry,
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Review of the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Fossil Energy's Research Plan for Fine Particulates a B.S. in economics, and a B.Met. from the University of Calcutta, India, and Sc.M and Ph.D from Brown University. George M. Hidy is Alabama Industries Professor of Environmental Engineering at the University of Alabama, where he is also professor of environmental health science in the School of Public Health. From 1987 to 1994, he was technical vice president of the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), where he managed the Environmental Division and was a member of the Management Council. From 1984 to 1987, he was president of the Desert Research Institute of the University of Nevada. He has held a variety of other scientific positions in universities and industry and has made significant contributions to research on the environmental impacts of energy use, including atmospheric diffusion and mass transfer, aerosol dynamics, and chemistry. He is the author of many articles and books on these and related topics. Dr. Hidy received a B.S. in chemistry and chemical engineering from Columbia University; an M.S.E. in chemical engineering from Princeton University; and a D.Eng. in chemical engineering from The Johns Hopkins University. Rudolf B. Husar is director of the Center for Air Pollution Impact and Trend Analysis at Washington University, a position he has held since 1979. He is also a professor of mechanical engineering. His research centers on developing and applying methods for using information to address environmental problems. His contributions include improvements in the production, processing, and flow of environmental information; new techniques for modeling air pollutant emissions, concentrations, and trends; and techniques for satellite detection of atmospheric aerosols. He has published widely on all of these topics. Professor Husar's national and international advisory activities include leading World Meteorological Organization panels on aerosol measurement; serving on NRC committees on various aspects of atmospheric pollution; and serving on EPA panels on the formation and transport of ozone and particulate matter. Dr. Husar studied mechanical engineering at the University of Zagreb, Croatia, and received an engineering diploma in mechanical engineering from the Technical University in Berlin, FRG, and a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from the University of Minnesota, followed by a post-doctoral fellowship at the California Institute of Technology. Frederick W. Lipfert is an environmental consultant. He previously held research and management positions at Brookhaven National Laboratory involving national energy planning with an emphasis on environmental impacts, was manager of air quality at an electric utility company, and worked in the aerospace industry. He has done research and published extensively on the effects of air pollution, the characteristics of source emissions, air pollutant dispersion and modeling, and air quality characterization. His recent work has focused on the health impacts of air pollution. He has a B.S. in mechanical engineering and an M.S. in aeronautical engineering from the University of Cincinnati and a Ph.D. in environmental studies from the Union Institute. John Longwell (NAE) is currently Professor Emeritus, Department of Chemical Engineering, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He spent 33 years with Exxon Research and Engineering Company, where he was engaged in research and research management activities on petroleum, petrochemistry, and propulsion. He has extensive experience in the utilization of fossil energy resources and in fuels and combustion systems. He has served as chairman and member of a number of NRC committees and was recently a member of the NRC Committee on the Ozone-Forming Potential of Reformulated Gasoline. He has a B.S. in mechanical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, and an Sc.D. in chemical engineering from MIT. Spyros N. Pandis is associate professor of chemical engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, where he has been on the faculty since 1993. He is a well known expert on the atmospheric chemistry of aerosols, photochemical smog, and acid deposition. He is coauthor, with John Seinfeld, of Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics: From Air Pollution to Climate Change (John Wiley and Sons, 1997). He also publishes widely in peer-reviewed journals. Professor Pandis received an engineering diploma from the University of Patras, Greece, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in chemical engineering from the California Institute of Technology. George T. Wolff is principal scientist at the General Motors Public Policy Center and adjunct professor of civil and environmental engineering at Michigan State University and an adjunct professor in the University
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Review of the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Fossil Energy's Research Plan for Fine Particulates of Michigan School of Public Health. He joined General Motors Research Laboratory in 1977 as a senior research scientist, after several years as head of the Air Pollution Program of the Interstate Sanitation Commission in New York. Dr. Wolff received a B.S. degree in chemical engineering from the NJIT, an M.S. degree in meteorology and air resource management from New York University, and a Ph.D. in environmental sciences (water, air, and waste management) from Rutgers University. Ronald Wyzga is technical executive of the Air Quality, Health, and Risk Environmental Group of EPRI. He has held various research and managerial positions at EPRI since 1975, including senior manager of air quality and risk. EPRI, the U.S. Department of Energy, and other institutions have cofunded several research projects on particulate matter, and has been involved in air quality research on particulate matter, ozone, air toxics, and visibility. He is a fellow of the American Statistical Association and has served with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development in Paris, where he coauthored a book on evaluation of environmental damage. He has served on several NRC committees and EPA's Science Advisory Board and is currently a member of the NRC Committee on Research Priorities for Airborne Particulate Matter. He received his M.S. in statistics from Florida State University and his Sc.D. in biostatistics from Harvard School of Public Health.
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