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APPENDIX 1 BIOGRAPHICAL BACKGROUND OF PARTICIPANTS Gifford H. Albright Program Director Structures and Building Systems National Science Foundation 1800 G Street, NW. Room 1110 Washington, DC 20550 Gifford Albright is program director for structures and building systems in the Engineering Directorate of the National Science Foundation (NSF). The Structures and Building Systems Program provides support for fundamental research in structures, building systems and construction processes including computer-aided design of integrated building systems. Construction automation research-information processing, equipment automation, and computer-integrated construction is a major thrust area in the NSF program. Mr. Albright is professor of architectural engineering (on leave) at Penn State University where he served as founding head of that department in 1963 and was instru- mental in establishing in 1965 the AE Cad Lab at Penn State for instruction and research on the "MODCON" System--A Man-machine Optimum Design Construction and Operation Network System. Since that time he has actively participated in computer-aided design and construction developments. James G. Anderson Consultant Facility HQB01D Control Data Corporation 8100 34th Avenue South Bloomington, MN 55420 James Anderson began his career with the computer industry in 1969. He has worked in several areas including operations, programming, analysis, physical specifications, systems implementation, applications design and implementa- tion. Mr. Anderson is currently working with data base development method- ologies. Since 1982, he has been involved with data base technology. During this time he has designed and implemented data base driven applications for the engineering areas. A recent development effort produced an integrated data base for use by the utilities industry for design of the piping structures. His fields of expertise are data base development using a three schema architecture and integrated of information required for processing user requirements. 73
74 Clyde L. Arnold. Ph.D. Economist, Facility Systems Division Code L53 Naval Civil Engineering Laboratory Port Hueneme, CA 93043 Clyde Arnold has a Ph.D. in economics with fields in computer applications, statistics and environmental systems. In the past he has been a research scienist on loan from University of Oklahoma to the Corps of Engineers, assistant professor at Washington-Jefferson College; he has worked in the Apollo program at NASA doing electronic repair and calibration. He received his bachelors and masters degrees in economics from the University of Houston. Harold Borkin College of Architecture and Urban Planning The University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI 48109 Harold Borkin is an architect and professor of architecture and urban planning at the University of Michigan. He is director of several computer- aided design research projects for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. He is also the director for the development of the ARCH, a model computer-aided design system. Professor Borkin has authored numerous articles and papers on advanced technologies for housing and computer-aided design. He received his bachelor of architecture from the University of Michigan. Frederick R. Busch. Airport Planner Dade County Aviation Department Miami International Airport 14232 S.W. 76 Street Miami, FL 33183 Frederick Busch is an airport/aviation planner in the Planning and Programming Section of Dade County Aviation Department. He works closely with the department director and senior staff responsible for development of conceptual plans and programs for improvement projects at Miami International and five other county-owned airports. His activities range from studies of the roles of each of the airports, formulating overall airport development "master plans," airport land-use and noise analysis to specific facility planning and various special projects which may be assigned. Recently, he has been involved with airfield, aircraft parking and access planning activities. Prior to joining the county staff, he worked as a national airport engineering con- sultant, playing key technical roles in state airport system planning, and individual airport master plan and noise studies. Mr. Busch received his B.S. in air commerce from the Florida Institute of Technology.
75 Per Chrlstiansson, Assoc, Prof., Ph.D Department of Structural Engineering Lund Institute of Technology Lund University, Box 118, 221 00 Lund, SWEDEN Per Christiansson is associate professor at the Department of Structural Engineering, Lund Institute of Technology and holds a Ph.D. in structural engineering. Besides his own research, teaching and research supervision, he is scientific advisor to the Swedish Industry Research Council, BFR, within the field of computer use in the building industry. For 10 years he has been head of the Civil Engineering Computer Center in Lund. He is a member of the BFR/BST CAD-Committee, a Swedish steering and coordination group for the use of computer aids in the building process, and Swedish representative in NBS-DATA, the working group for information technology of the Cooperation Organization of the Nordic Building Research Institutes. He is also a member of CIB W78, the working group for integrated computer-aided design within the International Council for Building Research, Studies and Documentation and of ECAADE, Education in Computer-Aided Architectural Design in Europe, and the International Editorial Board of Design Computing (John Wiley & Sons). Eric Dluhosch, Ph.D. Associate Professor Departmentof Architecture Massachusetts Institute of Technology 5 Fairfield Street Boston, MA 02116 Eric Dluhosch is currently a consultant to the Division of Capital Planning and Operations of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, setting up state-wide computerized facility management for preventative maintenance. His general research aims are the integration of design with technologocal factors, innovation and evolution of systems. Dr. Dluhosch has participated in research activities including industrialized building (system building and prefabrication), modular coordination, and housing systems (developing countries, and U.S.) He was educated in Czechoslovakia, Canada (McGill) and the United States (M. architecture, Cornell); he received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. H. Larry Dyer, Manager Mail Code ROC320 Control Data Corporation 6003 Executive Boulevard Rockville, MD 20852 Larry Dyer is a senior consultant with the Environmental Technology Center for professional services at Control Data Corporation with responsibility for product development and marketing. Current projects include the design of an integrated computer system for use by water utilities, water management
76 agencies, and their engineering contractors. His past experience includes water resources development at Argonne National Laboratory and environmental engineering for Science Application, Inc. Mr. Dyer holds membership in the American Society of Civil Engineers and other honorary and professional societies. He is a mechanical engineer with degrees from Wentworth Institute, the University of Arkansas and Purdue University. Jack F. Enrico Manager Technical Services Bechtel Power Corporation 12440 E. Imperial Highway Norwalk, CA 90650 â¢ Jack Enrico is manager of cost and schedule for Bechtel Power Corporation's Los Angeles Power Division where he has the responsibility for implementing and administering cost and schedule services on both international and domestic projects. For more than fifteen years, he has supervised the development and implementation of automated cost, schedule and material systems for use in the engineering/construction industry. At Bechtel, he has served on a number of related committees including the Computer Applications Committee and as chairman of the Los Angeles Power Division's Project Control Advisory Group. Mr. Enrico is a member of the American Association of Cost Engineers, where he serves as national director for project management; the Project Management Institute; the Los Angeles Council of Engineering Societies; the Planning and Scheduling Study Team of the Business Roundtable; and part-time lecturer at the University of Southern California, Graduate School Department of Civil Engineering. Robert E. Fulton Professor of Mechanical Engineering Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, GA 30332 Robert Fulton joined Georgia Tech in 1985 to lead a new initiative on the application of computers to engineering. He has also led a joint university/ government research program, Finite Element Machine (FEM), to develop technology for applying concurrent processing and future super computers to solve solid and fluid mechanics problems. He is the author of over 100 technical publications in areas such as finite element methods, numerical methods, static and dynamics analysis of shell structures, dynamic stability, and the use of computers in engineering analysis and design. Dr. Fulton has served on the faculties of George Washington University, Old Dominion Univer- sity, North Carolina State University, the University of Illinois, and Virginia Tech. His professional society affiliations include active leadership roles in the National Computer Graphics Association, the American Society of Civil Engineers, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the American Society of Engineering Education, the American Academy of Mechanics, and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. He has served on several National
77 Academy of Sciences and NSF committees to help identify critical technology needs associated with computer applications to engineering. Dr. Fulton received his B.S. in civil engineering from Auburn University, and M.S. and Ph.D. in civil engineering from the University of Illinois. Robert Furlong AF/LEEES Boiling AFB Washington, DC 20332 Robert Furlong is a registered professional civil engineer with the U.S. Air Force on the staff of the Directorate of Engineering and Services. Prior to this, he was a project engineer with the Naval Facilities Engineering Command. He is responsible for developing and maintaining civil engineering criteria for all types of Air Force facilities. Mr. Furlong has several years experience in the use of computer-aided design and management information systems. His current interest is in the use of computer systems to manage the design and construction process. He received his B.S. in civil engineering from Columbia University and his M.S. in geotechnical engineering from the George Washington University. James R. Goodland Manager, Special Systems Control Data Corporation 4105 North Lexington Avenue St. Paul, MN 55126-6197 James Goodland currently manages a group of consultants, program managers, and analysts at Control Data Corporation. The past five years have been spent in application and industry-related areas--developing markets and products where industry problems can be tied to computer technology. One key area of interest is in the integration of applications, data bases, workstations and mainframes to solve industry requirements. His background includes more than 20 years in the computer industry. Robert C. Heterick Vice President for Information Systems 201 Burruss Hall Virginia Tech Blacksburg, VA 24060 Robert Heterick has been with Virginia Tech for more than 20 years. He recently served as professor in the College of Architecture at Virginia Tech. He received a B.S. in civil engineering in 1959, M.S. in structural engineering in 1961, and Ph.D. in engineering in 1968 from Virginia Tech. Mr. Heterick has several publications, reports, reviews, and technical notes.
78 Ronald L. King Group Director in Civil Procurement and Property Management Group U.S. General Accounting Office General Government Division Washington, DC 20415 Ronald King is area manager for design, construction, and building operations and maintenance systems in the General Government Division, Civil Procurement and Property Management Group of the General Accounting Office. Prior to this, he was project manager for GAO's study of computer-aided design. Mr. King has a degree in accounting and holds a California CPA certificate. Fred Kitchens U.S. Army Corps of Engineers P.O. Box 889 Savannah, GA 31402 Fred Kitchens currently serves as assistant chief, Engineering Division, Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Prior to this assignment, he was chief. Military Program and Management Branch and assistant chief of the Design Branch. Mr. Kitchens has more than 25 years experience in the field of engineering and design, and computer applications in both the technical and managerial areas. He is a registered professional engineer in Georgia and South Carolina and holds a B.S. and M.S. in civil engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. Robert E. Mahan Battelle Northwest P.O. Box 999 Richland, Wa 99352 Robert Mahan is manager, Computer Systems Support at Battelle Pacific Northwest Laboratories. He is an adjunct lecturer in computer science at the Joint Center for Graduate Study at the University of Washington where he teaches digital design, computer architecture, and data comunications. Previous positions at Battelle include manager, Electro-Optics Systems Section and associate manager, Computers and Information Systems Section. His research interests are in the areas of strategic planning, technology forecasting, and management systems. Mr. Mahan received his bachelor and master of science in electrical engineering from Washington State University.
79 Earl Mark Senior Analyst Programmer Computervislon Corp. 100 Crosby Drive Bedford, MA 01630 Earl Mark is a research affiliate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in addition to being a senior analyst programmer at Computervision Corp. His recent project at Computervision includes CV Genesis/3000 Work- station: Project Leader on the implementation of AEC application software. The application areas include architecture, visualization, mapping, site, and plant design. He is also system manager for AEC CV-4000 systems and implemen- tation of CDSM local area network (between super-mini and mainframe computers). Mr. Mark is currently involved in the study of the design process and the related assessment of CV's product offerings to architects. At MIT his research is on "Project Athena," concerned with linking together expert system, videodisc visual information system, CAD, and a data base manager for the pur- pose of maintaining data and reference information through the life-cycle phases of a building design project. Mr. Mark has a B.A. in architecture and mathematics, a master in architecture, and an M.S. in computers and architec- ture. Rick Martin Attorney Oltman and Flynn 915 Middle River Drive Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304 Rick Martin writes patents and prosecutes intellectual property litigation in federal courts. He is a guest speaker at the University of Miami's Honors Course for Entrepreneurship and has published numerous articles centering on proposed government reforms to encourage American entrepreneurship. His recent "Lawsuits May Choke U.S. Software Industry" urges a cap for jury awards in products liability cases. His fields of expertise include computer software systems design, high-tech marketing and business planning, products liability, corporate and patent law. Mr. Martin's workshop contribution includes fore- casting immediate legal effects on builders using the proposed integrated data base development and proposed legal reforms to ease implementation of advanced technologies into American commerce. He has a B.S. in physics from Bucknell University, 2 years of business training at IBM, Honeywell and NCR, and a juris doctor of law from Nova University.
80 Malcolm McCullough AEC Applications Product Manager Autodesk, Inc. 2320 Marlnshlp Way Sausallto, CA 99965 Malcolm McCullough has been with Autodesk since 1983. Prior to joining Autodesk, he was an architectural designer/drafter at Jung/Brannen Associates, one of the largest and most progressive design offices in New England. Mr. McCullough has recently completed his master of architecture at UCLA, where he was the recipient of numerous academic honors. He also has a B.A. in engineer- ing and architecture from Yale University. Harry Mileaf, Vice President Planning, Electronic Products (CIG) McGraw-Hill Information Systems Company 1221 Avenue of the Americas New York, NY 10020 Harry Mileaf is vice president, planning for electronic products for the Construction Information Group (CIG) of the McGraw-Hill Information Systems Company. The CIG unit encompasses Sweet's, Dodge, and the five major magazines in the consruction industry. He is the developer of Sweet's mechanical, elec- trical, and civil engineering catalog files. Mr. Mileaf directs CIG'S long- range technology program and has conducted in-depth research on the use of computers in construction for the last several years. He has authored articles and lectures on this subject at major conferences. He is editor and publisher of "TechPointers," a newsletter on computer use in construction, and is chairman of the Coordinating Council for Computers in Construction. Mr. Mileaf is the developer and initiator of Electronic Sweet's, a data base of building products; and the author of 16 high school and junior college text books on electricity and electronics, as well as the computer program, "The Research Reporter." F. Lee Nason New England Telephone and Telegraph Company 245 State Street Boston, MA 02109 F. Lee Nason is district manager, real estate-engineering staff for the New England Telephone and Telegraph Company. In this position she is responsible for all intercompany contracting issues involving leased or owned facilities, lease administration, and all furniture and office equipment corporate capital investments. She received a B.S. in industrial engineering from Northeastern University and her master of architecture from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
81 Mary Oliverson IBM-AEC Product Administrator Engineering Systems Market Development IBM 12/69a 400 Columbus Avenue Valhalla, NY 10595 Mary Oliverson is with Engineering Systems Market Development at IBM as a product administrator for architectural and engineering CAD software. Before joining IBM in 1984, Mrs. Oliverson was president of both the U.S. and Canadian subsidiaries of Applied Research of Cambridge Ltd., which was subsequently purchased by McDonnell Douglas. As an architect/planner, she has previously worked for Skidmore Owings and Merrill, and as a consultant on urban projects for the World Bank. She has over 15 years' experience in the application of computers to architecture and engineering, with special emphasis on CAD techniques. Richard Person Project Manager Infrastructure Management Program St. Paul Department of Public Works St. Paul, MN 55102 Richard Person is project manager for the infrastructure recommendation program which includes computerized inventories of streets, sidewalks, sewers, water mains, signs, lights, and bridges; computer-aided mapping; and computerized maintenance management systems. He is also an instructor at the University of Minnesota for public works management information systems. Jack Phillips AEC Applications Marketing Manager Digital Equipment Corporation Marlboro, MA 01752 Jack Phillips has a B.S. in civil engineering from the Lehigh University. His experience includes 16 years with a central engineering department (E.I. DuPont DeNemours Inc.); field engineering in the construction division; AEC estimating group supervisor, senior systems analyst design division; 2 years as industry manager for AEC for AutoTrol Company.
82 Shirley Radack Program Analyst and Group Leader Institute for Computer Sciences and Technology National Bureau of Standards Galthersburg, MD 20899 Shirley Radack is program analyst for the Institute for Computer Sciences and Technology of the National Bureau of Standards. She is responsible for studies, analysis, and plans for Institute programs in standards development, technical assistance, and research in computer technology. Her interests include the role of standards in the effective use of computers, impact of technology on organizations, and development of government policies to advance the use of computers. Mrs. Radack has a B.S. in microbiology from the University of Maryland. Kent A. Reed Group Leader Computer Integrated Construction Group Center for Building Technology National Bureau of Standards Gaithersburg, MD 20899 Kent Reed is the leader of the Computer-Integrated Construction Group in the Center for Building Technology at the National Bureau of Standards. He is responsible for research on the information interfaces needed for integrated computer-aided design, construction, and operation of buildings and on the technologies needed to implement computer-based building standards and expert systems. Dr. Reed was educated as a physicist at the College of Wooster, Ohio, and the University of Chicago. He was first exposed to computers in the early 1960s; he has since written systems and applications levels software for all size machines. He is particularly interested in increasing the effectiveness of computers in the engineering professions by making them intelligent assistants. Kenneth F. Reinschmidt Vice President and Manager Consulting Group Stone & Webster Engineering Corp. Boston, MA 02107 Kenneth Reinschmidt is a vice-president and director of the Stone & Webster Engineering Corporation. He has been active in the development of computer- aided engineering and design systems for more than 25 years. He received SB, SM, and Ph.D. degrees in civil engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Following two years on active duty with the U.S. Army Transporta- tion Corps, he returned to serve as a member of the faculty in civil engineer- ing at MIT until 1975, when he joined Stone & Webster. At SWEC he is currently senior consulting engineer, manager of the consulting group, and chairman of the advisory committee on technology development. His current work at SWEC
83 Includes consulting; management of corporate microcomputers; and development of new applications in computer-aided engineering and design, expert systems, construction automation, and integrated data bases. For the past several years he has been directing the development of an integrated data base for facilities engineering, design, construction and operation using IBM mainframe systems, the relational data base system DB2, and 3D geometric modeling (CATIA and CADAM). He serves as the chairman of the Committee on Integrated Data Base Development of the Building Research Board of the National Research Council and is a member of the Panel for Building Technology of the Board on Assessment of NBS Programs of the NRC. Daniel W. Reynolds U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District Sacramento, CA 95814-4794 Daniel Reynolds received his B.S. in civil engineering from the University of Wyoming. He is a registered professional civil engineer in California and has more than 25 years experience as a structural engineer in building design review and construction with the Corps of Engineers. Presently he is super- visory structural engineer and chief of military design section B in the Sacramento Corps District. Mr. Reynolds is chairman for Computer-Aided Build- ing Design Task Group, one of ten CASE Computer-Aided Structural Engineering task groups sponsored by the Water Ways Experiment Station at Vicksburg, Mississippi. He is a member of the teaching team on computer-aided building design, presented at Vicksburg each January. In addition, he is the Sacramento Corp District Alpha test coordinator for CAEADS, Computer Aided Engineering Architectural Design System sponsored by CERL. Mr. Reynolds is co-author of Stiffness Methods, Frames, and Military Engineering published on Corps-wide Conference on Computer-Aided Design in Structural Engineering prepared for Office Chief, Engineering, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C., August 1976. Marie D. Roberts, CDP, CSP Operations Research Analyst U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory Champaign, IL 61820-1305 Marie Roberts is an operations research analyst and principal investigator on the Design Systems Team, Facility Systems Division, U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory. Ms. Roberts has worked for the Corps of Engineers since 1977 as a mathematician and computer specialist. In Savannah District and Europe Division, ADP Centers, she specialized in scientific and engineering applications development and implementation. She wrote the Harris Computer Users' Manual for the Europe Division. In Savannah District, Engi- neering Division, she was the PRISM-RA/PM (Project and Resource Information System for Management) Coordinator and provided division-wide computer appli- cations assistance. She has designed and conducted classes in computer and
84 application program usage for more than 350 Corps employees. She taught various computer courses for City College of Chicago in Frankfurt, Germany. From 1966 to 1972 Ms. Roberts was a mathematician for the U.S. Naval Oceano- graphic Office, Ocean Surveys Program, where she designed (with two others), programmed and implemented the OSF Information System. She was the first woman to work aboard a NAVOCEANO deep ocean hydrographlc survey ship as a regular member of the scientific team. From 1972 to 1977 she worked as a programmer/ analyst for Sperry Microwave Electronics and as the data processing manager, assistant business manager for a large law firm in Florida. She is certfied as a systems professional (CSP) and as a data processor (CDF), and she is listed in Who's Who of American Women. Ms. Roberts holds a B.S. in mathematics from the University of Georgia and she did graduate work there in mathematics and art. She also did graduate work at American University in the technology of management, specializing in computer science and STINFO (scientific and technical information systems). Robert R. Ruhlin Senior Vice President Syska & Hennessy New York, NY 10036 Pete Ruhlin is a senior vice-president of the international consulting engineering firm of Syska & Hennessy. He heads the facility management division which offers services in the field of energy conservation, operations and maintenance manuals, work measurement, preventive maintenance, organiza- tions and staffing, inventory control, and facilities condition studies. He received a BSEE from the University of Notre Dame and is presently completing the MBA requirements with the University of New Haven. Instrumental in developing both mainframe and micro-based computerized maintenance programs, he implemented the use of CAD in the development of O&M manuals produced by his firm. Mr. Ruhlin is a registered professional engineer and president-elect of the Institute of Plant Engineers. He has authored a number of magazine articles on the subject of facility management and currently has three texts in print on the same subject. Paul Scarponcini, PE McDonnell Douglas AEC Company P.O. Box 516-303/4W-0994 St. Louis, MO 63166 Paul Scarponcini is project manager at McDonnell Douglas AEC Co. He is a registered professional engineer and current Ph.D. candidate in computer science. He received his bachelor of arts in civil engineering at Rutgers University in 1973 and his masters degree in architectural engineering at Pennsylvania State University in 1981. Mr. Scarponcini has served as project engineer in charge of computer-aided design of civil projects for Aurora, Colorado and product manager for lighting design computer programs for Computing Sharing Services.
85 Gary M. Seibert CADD System Manager U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District Savannah, GA 31402-0889 Gary Seibert is a registered structural engineer with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District. He is assigned to the engineering division where he is responsible for the integration of computer activities with engineering and serves as system manager for the CADD system. He received his bachelors' and masters degree in structural engineering from the University of Florida and is currently a Ph.D. candidate. Mr. Seibert's areas of interest include integration of data base system with design programs and expert system for design review. He currently is a member of the AEC Subcommittee of IGES. R. H. Simonsen Manager of Integrated Systems Engineering Boeing Computer Services Government Information Services Seattle, VA 98124 Si Simonsen is the manager of Integrated Systems Engineering for the Government Information Services Division of Boeing Computer Services. His responsibilities include the technical and architectural aspects of system integration technology and its application to the design and development of distributed computing systems. He has been the program manager on several large contracts concerned with the development of integrated information systems spanning a dispersed, heterogeneous computing environment. Mr. Simonsen's areas of technical and management experience includes data base integration, systems modeling, data security, computer-assisted instruction and man-machine interfaces. His primary management experience has been in the development of strategic technology and practical application of advanced computing technology directly related to information systems. He has published and presented many papers in these areas and holds several patents related to the use of associative memory to address problems of data management. Mr. Simonsen holds an M.S. in applied mathematics from the University of Michigan and a B.S. in aeronautical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Leonard J. Simutis Graduate School and Research 102 Roudebush Hall Miami University Oxford, OH 45056 Leonard Simutis is dean of the Graduate School and Research at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He also serves as a special assistant to the provost for academic information systems; in this position he has overall coordinative responsibilities for academic computing and for the university's
86 libraries. Prior to joining Miami in 1984, he was on the faculty In the College of Architecture and Urban Studies at Virginia Tech for 13 years and served as assistant dean for the Division of Environmental and Urban Studies, and associate dean for academic affairs. His current research Interests Include the use of video In computer-based Instruction and the use of heuristic approaches In computer graphics and Information systems. He received his bachelor's degree from the University of Illinois, and his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Minnesota. David Skar Director Engineering Systems Management Division Naval Facilities Engineering Command Alexandria, VA 22332 David Skar Is director of the Naval Facilities Engineering Command's Engineering Systems Management Division, responsible for planning, developing and managing the use of advanced technology for engineering and design in headquarters and its engineering field divisions. This responsibility includes justifying resources, developing requirements for equipment, software, telecom- munications and training, and managing system development and installation. These systems support all phases of construction contract document development, criteria development, consultation, and management. Janet Spoonamore U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory Champaign, IL 61820 Janet Spoonamore has been involved with architectural and engineering computer applications since 1973, starting with the work of MIT's IMAGE program and working with Bruce Dains and Dale Bryant at CERL in writing SEARCH (archi- tectural review). In 1980, CERL's Computer-Aided Engineering and Architectural Design System (CAEADS) got off the ground, starting with Carnegie-Mellon's and the University of Michigan's efforts. For the past 5 years, she has been working as team leader of the design systems team, focusing on bringing together stand-alone tools, e.g., CADD, BLAST, cost estimating, etc. The major long-term goal of the CAEADS project Is the Integration of the design tools used throughout the design process, taking advantage of a "common" building design description accessible to all participants in the design process. Robert F. Tilley, Sr. Senior Consultant Computech Inc Bethesda, MD 20814 Robert Tilley recently joined a small consulting firm In Maryland special- izing in large-scale data base systems. As senior consultant, he intends to
87 use this new position to supplement his present understanding of CAD with a detailed knowledge of data base management technology. He started as an interior designer with the General Services Administration where he acquired an appreciation for the needs of the building owner and tenant during the facility management process. Later, as program officer with the Veterans Adminis- tration, he designed, developed and implemented several computer-aided design systems with an emphasis on design review along with supporting the more traditional building design applications. In the future, he hopes to return to the CAD/AEG environment and continue with his interest of developing a fully integrated facilities management system. James M. Walton U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vienna, VA 22180 James Walton graduated from Texas Tech as a mechanical engineer. He spent four years in the Army where he was assigned as the engineer for Brooke Army Medical Center. He worked two years as a mechanical engineer, six years as an air-conditioning specialist, and three years as the chief mechanical engineer. Since July 1976 he has been assigned to headquarters of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as the chief air-conditioning and refrigeration engineer. During his current assignment, he is testing a computer-based scheduled maintenance program. F. Richard ZItzmanr. Colvin Run Consultants, Inc. 1304 Colvin Forest Drive Vienna, VA 22180 Richard Zitzmann has over 25 years of experience in the computer and communications fields. Former employers include Bell Telephone Laboratories, IBM, COMSAT, and AT&T Information Systems. Previous technical management positions have included vice president of teleconferencing system design and construction (ISACOMM/United Telecom), division manager for advanced systems development (AT&T-IS, System 85 and System 75), assistant director of engineering for systems engineering (Satellite Business Systems), director of the analysis and evaluation division (COMSAT). Holding B.E.E. and M.E.E. from the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn. He is a professional engineer registered in Maryland. Since October 1985, Mr. Zitzmann has been an independent consultant and has managed the Prototype Integrated Data Base Demonstration Project for the Building Research Board.