cept through production. In addition, he managed the supply chain and negotiated overall relationships and terms with suppliers. He also provided project and program management services to NASA in Washington, D.C., and in Cleveland, culminating in the management of a semiconductor diffusion project that flew on the space shuttle in 1997. He holds a B.S. in materials science engineering from Columbia University, an M.S. in materials science engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a master’s degree in international management from Thunderbird. He is a member of the NRC Board on Manufacturing and Engineering Design. Mr. Velosa’s expertise is in critical technology infrastructure, global supply, logistics, the semiconductor industry and the semiconductor value chain, electronic manufacturing services, and supply chain management.