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Appendix A Biographic Information on Committee Members DUNCAN PATTEN (CHAIR) is professor emeritus of botany and past director of the Center for Environmental Studies at Arizona State University. He is also research professor with the Mountain Research Center at Montana State University. Dr. Patten has an AB from Amherst College, an MS from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and a PhD from Duke University. His research interests include arid and mountain ecosystems, especially ecological processes of western riparian and wetland ecosystems. He has been senior scientist of the Bureau of Reclamation's Glen Canyon environmental studies, overseeing the research program that evaluates the effects of operations of Glen Canyon Dam. Dr. Patten also served as business manager for the Ecological Society of America for 16 years and is president of the Society of Wetland Scientists. At the National Research Council, he has been a member of the Commis- sion on Geosciences, Environment, and Resources, the Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, and numerous committees. OM P. GANDHI is professor and chairman of the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City. He is author or coauthor of book chapters and journal articles on electromagnetic dosimetry, microwave tubes, and solid-state devices; editor of Biological Elects and Medical Applications of Electromagnetic Energy (Prentice-Hall, 1990~; and coeditor of Electromagnetic Biointeraction (Plenum Press, 1989~. Dr. Gandhi was elected a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) in 1979 and received the Distinguished Research Award from the University of Utah for 1979-1980. He has been president of the Bioelectromagnetics Society (1992-1993), cochairman of the IEEE SCC 28.IV Sub- committee on RF Safety Standards (1988-present), and chairman of the IEEE Commit 153
~ 54 EVALUATION OF ELF ECOLOGICAL MONITORING PROGRAM tee on Man and Radiation (1980-1982~. In 1995, he received the d'Arsonval Medal of the Bioelectromagnetics Society for pioneering contributions to the field. THOMAS GETFY is associate professor at the Kellogg Biological Station (KBS) and the Department of Zoology, Michigan State University. He is a principal investigator in the National Science Foundation Research Training Group: Linking Levels of Ecologi- cal Organization at KBS. He teaches ecology, behavior, and mathematical modeling and does research on how animals adapt to variation and uncertainty in their environ- ments. He has a BS in engineering and a PhD in biology from the University of Michigan. WHELM E. GORDON is a consulting engineer in wireless communication and remote sensing. During the first half of his academic career (1948-1966), at Cornell Univer- sity, he conceived, supervised the design and construction of, and directed the early operation of the Arecibo Observatory, which has a 300-m spherical antenna. At Rice University (1966-1986), he served as a professor of space science and electrical engi- neering, as dean of sciences and engineering, as provost and as vice president; he is now a distinguished professor emeritus. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences (and was foreign secretary in 1986-1990), a member of the National Acad- emy of Engineering, a foreign associate of the Engineering Academy of Japan, and a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Geophysical Union, and the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers. He was vice president of the International Council of Scientific Unions (1988-1993) and is an honorary president of the Interna- tional Union of Radio Science. He received the Balth van der Pol Gold Medal in 1966, the Arctowski Gold Medal in 1984, a USSR Academy of Sciences Medal in 1985 for distinguished contributions in international geophysical programs, and the Centennial Medal of the University of Sofia in 1988. J. WOODLAND HASTINGS is Paul C. Mangelsdorf Professor of Natural Sciences in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University. He was previ- ously on the faculty at the University of Illinois, Urbana and Northwestern University, Evanston, and a visiting professor at Rockefeller University. His research is con- cerned with cellular and biochemical mechanisms of biologic oscillations, particularly circadian rhythms. He is also an authority on the biochemistry and physiology of bioluminescence in organisms ranging from bacteria to vertebrates. He served as chairman of the 1976 National Research Council Committee on Biologic Effects of Electric and Magnetic Fields Associated with Proposed Project Seafarer. A graduate of Swarthmore College, Dr. Hastings obtained a PhD in biology from Princeton University. PETER KARE:~VA is professor in the Department of Zoology, University of Washington
BIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION 155 in Seattle. He obtained a BS from Duke University, an MS from the University of California, Irvine, and a PhD in ecology and evolution from Cornell University. He has been a member of the Ecological Society of America and the Entomological Society of America. His research interests include population biology of herbivorous insects, mathematical models of insect dispersal, and the influence of vegetation texture on herbivore dynamics. JAMES C. LIN is professor of electrical engineering, bioengineering, physiology and biophysics at the University of Illinois, Chicago, where he also served as head of the Department of Bioengineering in 1980-1992. He chairs the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, the Scientific Committee on Biological Ef- fects and Exposure Criteria for Radio Frequency Fields, and the US National Commit- tee for Radio Science, Commission on Electromagnetics in Biology and Medicine. Dr. Lin holds a research chair from the National Science Council. He was president of the Bioelectromagnetics Society, chairman of the Institute of Electrical and Elec- tronics Engineers (IEEE) Committee on Man and Radiation, and president of the Chinese American Academic and Professional Association. He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering, and IEEE. He has published over 100 papers in refereed journals and contributed to 15 book chapters. He has written two books and edited two books. He received a BS (1966), an MS (1968), and a PhD (1971) in electrical engineering from the University of Washington, Seattle. ROBERT G. OLSEN is professor of electrical engineering and computer science at Washington State University. He has held positions with Westinghouse Georesearch Laboratory, GTE Laboratories, and ASEA Research Laboratory in Sweden. He has been a member of the Technical Committee of the Washington State EMF Task Force and chair of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Power Engi- neering Society AC Fields Working Group. He is now chair of the IEEE Power Engineering Society Corona Effects Working Group and an associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility. He is a fellow of the IEEE. He received a BS in Electrical Engineering from Rutgers University in 1968 and an MS and a PhD from the University of Colorado, Boulder in 1970 and 1974, respec- tively. JOHN PASTOR is professor of biology and senior research associate at the Department of Biology and the Natural Resources Research Institute, University of Minnesota, Duluth. In addition, he is adjunct professor in the Department of Ecology and Behav- ioral Biology, University of Minnesota-Minneapolis and the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, University of Minnesota-St. Paul. He received a BS in geology from the University of Pennsylvania, and an MS in soil science and a PhD in forestry and soil science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
~ 56 EVALUATION OF ELF ECOLOGICAL MONITORING PROGRAM BEVERLY J. RATHCKE is associate professor in the Department of Biology at the University of Michigan. She received a BA from Gustavus Adolphus College, an MSc from the University of London, and a PhD from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She was a Fulbright fellow at the University of London, and a NATO post-doctoral fellow at the University College of North Wales and has held research positions at Brown University and Cornell University. She was an editor for the Ecological Society of America. Her research interests are community ecology and plant-animal interactions. ANroNlo SASTRE is Principal Scientist at the Health Assessment and Research Center at the Midwest Research Institute in Kansas City, Missouri. He has been on the full-time faculty at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in physiology (1977-1988) and neuroscience (1980-1986) at the Assistant and Associate Professor level. He is also Adjunct Associate Professor of Pharmacology at the Cornell Univer- sity Medical College (1979-19964. Dr. Sastre received his B.A. in 1970, an M.S. in 1973 and a Ph.D. in applied mathematics in 1974 from Cornell University. His areas of research include systemic and cellular pharmacology, cardiovascular physiology and neurobiology; membrane and receptor biophysics; digital processing and modeling of bioelectric signals; bioelectromagnetics research on in viva responses of human sub- jects and biophysical modeling of cell responses. LAWRENCE A. SHEPP is a mathematician who has been at Bell Laboratories for 34 years and is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. He is now teaching at Columbia University in the Departments of Statistics and Operations Research. He has extensive engineering experience in computed axial tomography scanning and magnetic-resonance imaging.