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Review of the U.S. Department of Energy's Heavy Vehicle Technologies Program Appendixes
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Review of the U.S. Department of Energy's Heavy Vehicle Technologies Program Appendix A Biographical Sketches of Committee Members John H. Johnson, chair, is a Presidential Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics, Michigan Technological University (MTU), and a fellow of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE). His experience spans a wide range of analysis and experiments related to advanced engine concepts, emissions studies, fuel systems, and engine simulation. He has published more than 160 papers and reports on the measurement and control of diesel emissions including modeling of particulate traps and vehicle engine cooling systems. Before joining the faculty of MTU, he was project engineer, U.S. Army Tank Automotive Center, and chief engineer, Applied Engine Research, International Harvester Company. Dr. Johnson has served on many committees related to engine technology, engine emissions, and health effects for the SAE, the National Research Council (NRC), the Combustion Institute, the Health Effects Institute, and the Environmental Protection Agency. He has also been a consultant to a number of government and private-sector institutions. He received his Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from the University of Wisconsin. Charles Amann is a retired fellow, General Motors Research Laboratories, where he held the positions of research engineer; assistant head, Gas Turbine Research Department; head, Engine Research Department; and director, Engineering Research Council. He has extensive experience in all types of engines. His research interests include fuels and combustion, internal combustion engines, and energy technologies. He received the Colwell Merit Award, SAE, in 1972 and 1984; the James Clayton Fund Prize, British Institute of Mechanical Engineers, in 1975; the Richard T. Woodbury Award, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, in 1989; and an Outstanding Achievement Award from the University of Minnesota in 1991. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and recently served on the NRC Committee on the Ozone-Forming Potential of Reformulated Gasoline. He has a B.S. and an M.S.M.E. from the University of Minnesota. William L. Brown, Jr., is retired from Caterpillar Inc., where his last position was team leader in simulation and combustion, Engine Research. He is currently a part-time consultant for Caterpillar. He has an extensive background in diesel engine development, including laboratory testing and analysis of engine performance and losses, engine simulation, measurement of cylinder pressures, heat transfer, diesel engine combustion chemistry, emissions, and design of production engines. He was senior visiting scientist and has held other visiting appointments at the Engine Research Center, University of Wisconsin; Bradley University; and Los Alamos National Laboratory. He is a member of SAE and the Combustion Institute. Dr. Brown was awarded the Ole Evinrude Fellowship at Purdue University, 1958–1959, and the Arch T. Colwell Award by SAE in 1968 and 1974. He has a B.S.M.E. and M.S.M.E. from Purdue University. David E. Foster is professor of mechanical engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison, and former director, Engine Research Center, which has won two center of excellence competitions for engine research and has extensive facilities for research on internal combustion engines. A faculty member at the University of Wisconsin since completion of his Ph.D., Dr. Foster teaches and conducts research in thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, internal combustion engines, and emission formation processes. His specific focus is on perfecting the application of optical diagnostics in engine systems and incorporating simplified or phenomenological models of emission formation processes into engineering simulations. He has published more than 60 technical articles in this field throughout the world and for the leading societies in this country. He is a recipient of the Ralph R. Teetor Award, the Forest R. McFarland Award, and the Lloyd L. Withrow Distinguished Speaker Award of the SAE. He is a registered professional engineer in the state of Wisconsin and has won departmental, engineering society, and university awards for his classroom teaching.
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Review of the U.S. Department of Energy's Heavy Vehicle Technologies Program He received a B.S. and M.S. in mechanical engineering from the University of Wisconsin and a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Thomas A. Keim is director, MIT/Industry Consortium on Advanced Automotive Electrical/Electronic Components and Systems. He has been vice president and chief engineer, Kaman Electromagnetics Corporation; mechanical engineer, General Electric Corporate R&D Center; research engineer, MIT; and engineer, American Electric Power Corporation. Mr. Keim has broad technical expertise in practical electromechanics, power electronics, and system dynamics and control. The consortium of which he is director has 44 member companies, including major automobile companies and their suppliers, so that he is well acquainted with electronic applications in vehicles. He has an Sc.D. and S.M.M.E. from MIT and a B.S.M.E. from Carnegie Mellon University. Phillip Myers is Emeritus Distinguished Research Professor and former chairman, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison, and a fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, SAE, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). He was the 1969 president of SAE and has served on numerous NRC committees, including the Committee on Fuel Economy of Automobiles and Light Trucks, the Committee on Toxicological and Performance Aspects of Oxygenated Motor Vehicle Fuels, and the Committee on Advanced Automotive Technologies Plan. He is a fellow of SAE and AAAS and a member of the National Academy of Engineering. His research interests include internal combustion engines, combustion processes, engine emissions, and fuels. He has a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from University of Wisconsin, Madison. Gary W. Rogers is president, chief executive officer, and sole director, of FEV Engine Technology, Inc. He is also vice president, North American Operations, FEV Motorentechnik GmbH & Co. KG. His previous positions have included director, Power Plant Engineering Services Division, and senior analytical engineer, Failure Analysis Associates, Inc.; design development engineer, Garrett Turbine Engine Company; and exploration geophysicist, Shell Oil Company. He has extensive experience in research, design, and development of advanced engine and power train systems, including high-speed direction-injection (HSDI) passenger car engines, heavy-duty diesel engines, hybrid vehicle systems, gas turbines, pumps, and compressors. He provides corporate leadership for a multinational research, design, and development organization and is a member of the Advanced Powerplant Committee, SAE, an advisor to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency on Heavy-Fuel Engines, and an advisor to Oakland University's Department of Mechanical Engineering. He has a B.S.M.E. from Northern Arizona University. Dale Stein is President Emeritus of Michigan Technological University and retired professor of materials science. He has held positions at Michigan Technological University, the University of Minnesota, and the General Electric Research Laboratory. He is a recipient of the Hardy Gold Medal of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers and the Geisler Award of the American Society of Metals (Eastern New York Chapter) and has been an elected fellow of the American Society of Metals and AAAS. He has served on numerous NRC committees and has been a member of the U.S. Department of Energy 's Energy Research Advisory Board. He is also a member of the National Academy of Engineering and an internationally known authority on the mechanical properties of engineering materials. He received his Ph.D. in metallurgy from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. John Wise is retired vice president of research, Mobil Research and Development Corporation. He has also been vice president, R&E Planning; manager, Process Products R&D; manager, Exploration and Production R&D; director, Mobil Solar Energy Corporation; and director, Mobil Foundation. He served on the Board of Directors of the Industrial Research Institute, was active in the World Petroleum Congress, and was cochair of the Auto/Oil Air Quality Improvement Research Program. He has served as a member and chairman of numerous NRC committees and is a member of the Board on Energy and Environmental Systems, as well as the National Academy of Engineering. He has expertise on fuels, catalysis, R&D management, and the effects of fuels and engines on emissions. He received a Ph.D. in chemistry from MIT. Gordon Wright is retired manager, Advanced Powertrain Systems and Diesel Engineering, Ford Motor Company, where he was responsible for all advanced, in-line gasoline and diesel engine projects worldwide and engineering teams in the United Kingdom, Germany, and the United States. At Ford, he also held the position of director, Powertrain Research Laboratory. For Ford New Holland, he served as director, Engine Product Development, and at FIAT as director, Engine Product Development for IVECO. He was director of technology and planning, DEDEC, a planned joint venture between Deere & Company and General Motors. He has also held several positions at Deere & Company, including manager, Advanced Engines, and manager, Engine Technology Group. He has extensive industry experience in the development of diesel engines worldwide, including product planning, manufacturing process planning, design, development, testing, and release of engines for vehicle applications. He has a B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from the University of Missouri-Rolla.