Dr. Charles A. Zraket, Chairman
Dr. Zraket was graduated with a bachelor of science degree in electronic engineering from Northeastern University, a masters degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and an honorary doctorate from Northeastern. His distinguished career in research, engineering, and acquisition of electronic, energy, and environmental systems with the MITRE Corporation involved various management positions, including President and Chief Executive Officer. He continues to serve MITRE as a Trustee. Currently, Dr. Zraket is also a Scholar-in-Residence at the Center for Science and International Affairs at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. In addition, Dr. Zraket comes to the committee as chairman of the Committee on International Security Studies of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science Committee on Science and International Security and of the Council on Foreign Relations. He has been awarded the DOD Medal for Distinguished Public Service and is a member of the National Academy of Engineering.
Dr. Daniel P. Schrage, Vice Chairman
Dr. Schrage was graduated with a bachelor of science degree in general engineering from the United States Military Academy, a masters in science degree in aerospace engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, a masters in arts degree in business administration from Webster University, and a doctorate in mechanical engineering from Washington University. Dr. Schrage served 11 years on active duty as a field artillery officer and Army aviator and continues to serve in the U.S. Army Individual Ready Reserves. His current rank is Colonel and he is assigned as an Individual Mobilization Augmenter to the Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering, the United States Military Academy. He spent six years working as a senior executive for the U.S. Army, primarily in various scientific and engineering
management positions with the U.S. Army Aviation Systems Command. His last assignment was Director for Advanced Systems. In 1984, Dr. Schrage joined the faculty at the Georgia Institute of Technology as a professor in the School of Aerospace Engineering. With his primary interest in the education and research in the design, analysis, and assessment of aerospace systems, including the application of Total Quality Management and Concurrent Engineering, he assumed the positions of Director of the Center of Excellence in Rotorcraft Technology in 1986 and the Director of the Flight Simulation Laboratory in 1990. He serves as a consultant for the aerospace industry and various external advisory boards, including the Army Science Board, NASA Aeronautics Research and Technology Subcommittee, and the Institute for Defense Analysis, and is an active member of a number of professional societies. He is the author of over five book chapters and over 50 technical papers. Dr. Schrage is recipient of numerous, distinguished military decorations, including the Distinguished Flying Cross.
Dr. Martin Blume
Dr. Blume was graduated magna cum laude from Princeton University with a bachelor of arts degree in physics, a masters of arts degree and a doctorate from Harvard University. Following a Fulbright Fellow appointment to Tokyo University and an AERE appointment, he joined Brookhaven National Laboratory in 1962 as an Associate Physicist, where he has progressively advanced into management positions. Dr. Blume currently serves as Deputy Director of the Laboratory. During his distinguished career he has served on many review and visiting committees and editorial boards. He is an active member of several professional organizations, including the American Physical Society, the New York Academy of Sciences, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Dr. Blume has participated in over 100 lectures and seminars worldwide and has made presentations at numerous international conferences. He has served on many committees of both the National Research Council and the National Science Foundation and as acted as a consultant on a myriad of other panels. Dr. Blume 's research interests include theoretical solid state physics; the theory of magnetism; phase transitions, slow neutron scattering; and synchrotron radiation.
Mr. Allan J. Boardman
Mr. Boardman was graduated with a bachelor of science degree in aeronautical engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is Group Vice President of the Administration Group and Treasurer of the
Aerospace Corporation. He joined the Aerospace Corporation in 1962 as a Staff Engineer. Mr. Boardman's numerous management positions within Aerospace have included Principal Director of the Electronics and Optics Subdivision; Principal Director of the Navstar/Global Positioning System, Satellite Systems Division; General Manager of the Electronics and Optics Division of the Engineering Group; and Vice President, Advanced Orbital Systems Operations, Development Group. In 1987, he was elected Group Vice President of the Administration Group, which was followed in 1989 by an election to Treasurer of Aerospace. Mr. Boardman is a member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers.
Mr. Edward C. Brady
Mr. Brady was graduated with a bachelor of science degree in engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy, holds a masters in sciences in management science from American University, and completed coursework for a masters in science in foreign service and a doctorate in economics at Georgetown University. He spent 16 years with the MITRE Corporation, culminating in the position of Group Vice President, Washington Group. In 1991, Mr. Brady founded Strategic Perspectives, Inc., an investment and strategic management consulting firm. He is a member of the Army Science Board and the Science Advisory Group, Defense Information Systems Agency. In addition, Mr. Brady also serves on the Physics and Applied Science Advisory Committee of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, and the Industrial Advisory Board of the School of Engineering, University of Virginia. He has chaired dozens of national conferences for government and professional societies, has served as president of numerous societies, and is fellow of the Military Operations Research Society, Associate Fellow and member of the Board of Directors of the AIAA, Chairman of the IEEE/AFCEA Military Communications Conference Board. Mr. Brady received seven decorations for valor in the war in Vietnam.
Mr. W. Kenneth Davis
Mr. Davis was graduated with a bachelor of science and masters of science degrees in chemical engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He began his career at what is now the Chevron Oil Company and at the University of California at Los Angeles. In 1954, Mr. Davis joined the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission as Deputy Director where he eventually became Director of Reactor Development. From 1958 to 1981, he served as a
corporate vice president of Bechtel. Mr. Davis' distinguished career includes having served as the U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy from 1981 to 1983. He currently serves as a consultant on management and engineering to several government and private organizations, including Bechtel. Mr. Davis has served as an officer to numerous associations, societies, and forums, has participated on advisory boards to the Administration and the Congress, and has presented over 200 papers at national and international meetings. He is the recipient of many honors and awards and is a member of the National Academy of Engineering.
Mr. John C. Fielding
Mr. Fielding was graduated with a bachelor of science degree in engineering from the University of California at Los Angeles and a masters of science degree in electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In 1961, he joined MIT Lincoln Laboratory as a staff member, working, in part, with Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) systems analyses. He served in that position until he joined the General Research Corporation in 1968 as leader of a project to provide technology support to the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency in their negotiation of the BMD treaty, and in 1970, assumed responsibility for the direction of studies in Anti-Submarine Warfare and Air Traffic Control, as well as BMD. In 1974 Mr. Fielding was a co-founder of the Delta Research Corporation and conducted studies for the Office of Civil Rights, Department of Health, Education and Welfare. He returned to Lincoln Laboratory in 1978, where he has served as Associate Division Head of the Surveillance and Control Division since 1987. Mr. Fielding is a member of IEEE, has worked with the Department of Defense, the National Research Council, and the Defense Science Board, and completed the John F. Kennedy School of Government Program in National and International Security at Harvard University.
Mr. William M. Frailey
Mr. Frailey was graduated with a bachelor of science degree in psychology from the University of Utah. Additionally, he participated in the program for Senior Managers in Government at Harvard University, the Data Automation Symposium at the Honeywell Corporation, the Senior Executive Service Seminar at Princeton University, and the Brookings Institute Conference on Business in Contemporary Society. Mr. Frailey has over 25 years experience in personnel, compensation, position classification, salary and wage administration, and employee and labor relations with the U.S. Department
of the Army. During his civilian career with the Army, he has served as Chief, U.S. Army Civilian Personnel Center, and Chief, Non-Appropriated Fund Branch, Civilian Personnel Division Headquarters, U.S. Army Europe. As a contractor specialist, he has travelled around the globe on teams engaged in compensation surveys and position classification audits. Mr. Frailey has recently worked as a contract specialist on an Agency for International Development restructuring project, and is currently a senior classification specialist with the Department of Labor, Office of the Solicitor. He has received numerous prestigious decorations for his civilian service to the Army.
Dr. Philip H. Francis
Dr. Francis was graduated with a bachelor of science and a master of science degrees in mechanical engineering from the California Polytechnic State University and the University of Iowa, respectively, a doctorate in engineering mechanics from the University of Iowa, and a master of business administration from St. Mary's University in Texas. He began his career in 1960 at McDonnell-Douglas Corporation and then at the Southwest Research Institute where he held various research and management positions until 1979. Dr. Francis then spent five years at the Illinois Institute of Technology where he served as professor and ultimately chairman of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. His distinguished career has included Director of the Industrial Technology Institute in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and Director of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, General Systems Group at Motorola. Dr. Francis joined Square D Company in 1988 as Vice President of Technology and Chief Technical Officer. Dr. Francis is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME), the Army Science Board, and the Board of Assessment for the National Institute of Standards and Technology. He founded and directed the ASME's Manufacturing Science & Technology Program, founded and served as editor-in-chief of Manufacturing Review, and has authored or edited 3 books and over 60 journal articles and book chapters in technical and management subjects.
Dr. Richard L. Hartman
Dr. Hartman was graduated with a bachelor of science, master of science, and doctorate degree in physics from the Carnegie Institute of Technology, as well as a science masters in management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He retired from the U.S. Department of the Army in 1988 after 23 years of distinguished service. In his final position as Director for Research, U.S. Army Missile Command, he had staff responsibility for all
research programs of the Army Missile Command and line responsibility for the Research Directorate. After his retirement he founded Hartman Associates, a science and management consultant firm where he consults with industry and universities on independent research and development strategy, proposal Red teams, international technology transfer, weapons systems technology, and advised government agencies on Advanced Systems Concepts, laboratory management, and optics technology. He also serves as president of Advanced Optics Systems, Inc. Dr. Hartman has served on a myriad of committees and boards for the Army, NASA, the Army Science Board, and the National Research Council, among others.
Dr. L. Charles Hebel
Dr. Hebel was graduated with a bachelor of arts degree from DePauw University and a doctorate in physics from the University of Illinois. In 1957, he began his career at Bell Telephone Laboratories as a member of the technical staff, and joined Sandia National Laboratories in 1968 as Director of Physical Research. In 1973, Dr. Hebel joined the Xerox Corporation as Manager of Physical and Chemical Sciences at the Webster Research Center, NY. He moved in 1976 to his current location of the Palo Alto Research Center, California, and currently acts as Manager of Technology Evaluation where he is responsible for evaluating technologies and research for the purposes of assessing prospective use and proprietary protection. For two years, he worked in cooperation with the U.S. Department of State in the International Nuclear Fuel Cycle Evaluation concerned with non-proliferation of nuclear weapons technology. Dr. Hebel is a fellow of the American Physical Society, and a member of both the New York Academy of Sciences and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. During his career, he has participated in numerous studies and advisory panels for the American Physical Society, the Battelle Corporation, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, and the National Research Council.
Dr. Edward A. Miller
Dr. Miller was graduated with a bachelor of science degree from the University of Maryland and a LLB/Juris Doctor from the Salmon P. Chase College of Law in Cincinnati, and in addition, graduated from a three-month resident general management course conducted by the Harvard University School of Business. He has extensive experience in industry, having served as various management positions with General Electric Company, Ford Aerospace Corporation, Fairchild Space and Electronics Company, and ITEK
Corporation. From 1975 to 1977, Dr. Miller served as the Assistant Secretary of the Army, Research and Development, and was awarded the Department of the Army Decoration for Distinguished Civilian Service in 1977 for his contributions. In 1977, he joined Sanders Associates Incorporated, a high-tech NYSE corporation engaged in research, development, and manufacturing of advanced electronics, mechanical, aeronautical and computer systems and products, where he ultimately became Executive Vice President in 1984. Dr. Miller has worked as a private consultant since 1987. In addition, he has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the New England Microwave Corporation, including a two-year term as chairman, and as a member of a number of the Army Science Board studies. Dr. Miller was selected as an eminent engineer in Tau Beta Pi, the National Engineering Honor Society, and is also a member of the Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity. He served for 9 years in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and has numerous professional affiliations.
Lieutenant General (Retired) Robert L. Moore
Lieutenant General (Retired) Moore was graduated with a bachelor of science degrees in building construction from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and in civil engineering from the University of Missouri, and a master of science degree in business administration from the George Washington University. He retired in 1986 from the U.S. Department of the Army after a distinguished 33-year career. In his last position for the Army, he served as Deputy Commanding General for Research, Development and Acquisition, Army Materiel Command, where he was responsible for and directed all Army Material Command Development Centers, Test and Evaluation activities, laboratories, research offices, and designated project managers. In addition, General Moore spent three years as Commander of the U.S. Army Missile Command, overlooking program, budget, and execution of all Army missile programs, their acquisition, logistics support, and eventual obsolescence. From 1986 to 1991, he was affiliated with the Hilton Systems, ultimately serving as Executive Vice President. General Moore currently is consulted by major corporations in responding to government requests and maintaining program control.
Dr. K. Bradley Paxton
Dr. Paxton was graduated with a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a master of science degree in applied mathematics and a doctorate in electrical engineering from
the University of Rochester. In addition, he attended the Wharton Advanced Management Program at the University of Pennsylvania. In 1960, Dr. Paxton joined the Eastman Kodak Company in development and engineering. His illustrious career at Eastman Kodak included General Manager and Vice President of both the Electronic Photography and the Printer Products Divisions, and the Director of Electronic Imaging Research Laboratories, where he was responsible for all electronic imaging related research. He retired in 1992 after 32 years of service. He is currently President of KB Paxton, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in electronic and hybrid imaging. Dr. Paxton has published ten papers in professional journals and is the holder of two U.S. patents.
Dr. Maxine L. Savitz
Dr. Savitz was graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in chemistry from Bryn Mawr College and a doctorate in organic chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. From 1974 to 1983, she held various management positions with the U.S. Department of Energy, including a five-year term as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Conservation. In addition, she served as President of the Lighting Research Institute from 1983 to 1985. In 1985, Dr. Savitz joined the Garrett Corporation as an assistant to the Vice President of Engineering. She assumed her current position of General Manager, AlliedSignal Ceramic Components in 1987. Dr. Savitz is the recipient of several awards including the outstanding service medal from the U.S. Department of Energy and the President's Meritorious Rank Award, as well as election to the National Academy of Engineering. She is the author of over 20 publications, has an extensive record of service to the National Research Council and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and participates on numerous advisory boards and society memberships.
Mr. Gary L. Sorrell
Mr. Sorrell was graduated with a bachelors and masters degrees in mathematics and has completed coursework for a doctorate in operations research/computer science at Johns Hopkins University. For over 26 years, he has been developing and applying analysis and computer system techniques in government and industry. His background includes President of Management Consulting and Research, Inc.; a Senior Associate of J. Watson Noah Associates, Inc.; a Program Director with GENTECH, Inc.; and Manager of the Maryland Operations for Teledyne Brown Engineering. In addition, he has eight years of government service for the National Security
Agency and the U.S. Postal Service, including serving as Director of Analytic Studies at the National Security Agency. Currently, Mr. Sorrell is Chairman of CALIBRE Systems, Inc., a firm which specializes in resource analysis studies and the development of automated resource management systems. He is a certified cost estimator/analyst and is past president of the Washington, D.C. chapter of the Society of Cost Estimating and Analysis. He is also the past president and Trustee of the Washington Operations Research/Management Science Council. He has participated in and presented papers on cost analysis and information systems at numerous national and international meetings and is active in a number of professional societies.
Dr. Robert Weigle
Dr. Weigle was graduated with a bachelor of civil engineering degree in structures, a masters of science degree and a doctorate in mechanics from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. After spending four years as an Associate Research Scientist at Rensselaer, in 1959 Dr. Weigle assumed the positions of Chief Scientist of the Watervliet Arsenal and Technical Director, ultimately Director, of the Benet Weapons Laboratory. In this capacity, he was responsible for all scientific and engineering projects in support of artillery cannon, tank cannon, and mortar weapons development. From 1977 to 1982, Dr. Weigle served as the Technical Director for the U.S. Army Armament Research and Development Command, where he was responsible for the technical direction of the Army research development, engineering design, product engineering, quality assurance, and the manufacturing methods and technology program. Dr. Weigle's service to the Army culminated as Director of the U.S. Army Research Office, from 1982 to 1988. As such, he headed the Army research program conducted under contract to the university/industry community and the internal Army Materiel Command Laboratory research program. In 1988, he assumed his current position as the Director of the Physical Science Laboratory of the New Mexico State University which conducts research and development projects sponsored by various agencies of the U.S. government. Dr. Weigle is a member of numerous professional societies and has authored or coauthored a number of technical reports. In addition, he has participated as chairman in many Department of Defense and Army committees dealing with science and technology issues.
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