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Appendix A BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF PANEL MEMBERS JAMES BOYD received a B.S. degree in engineering and economics (1927) from the California Institute of Technology and a M.S. degree in geophysics (1932) and a D.Sc. degree in geology (1934) from the Colorado School of Mines. He worked as a field engineer for the Radiore Company (1927-1929) and then served the Colorado School of Mines, first as instructor, then as associate professor (1929-1941), and finally as dean of the faculty (1946-1947). He also served as the Army's representative on the Program Adjustment Committee of the War Production Board (1941-1945) and as special assistant for mineral matters to the Secretary of Interior (1947). He subsequently was director of the U. S. Bureau of Mines, (1947-1951), vice president of exploration of Kinnecott Copper (1951-1960), and president (1960-1970) and chairman of Copper Range Company (1971). He has served on a number of government committees, boards, and commissions and is a member of the National Academy of Engineering. His expertise is in mining engineering, mineral economics, geophysic s e WALTER L ~ FINLAY received a B ~ S . degree in chemical eng ineering (1936) from Lehigh University and M.S. (1947) and D.Eng. (1948) degrees from Yale University. He worked on chemical and metallurgical research at Remington Arms Company (1939-1951) and was vice president of research at Re~Cru Titanium, Inc. (1951-1958), director of research at Crucible Steel Company of America (1958-1962), and vice president of research and development at Copper Range Company (1962-1977 ) e He has served on several government committees and was chairman of the National Materials Advisory Board (1967-1968) . His expertise is in small arms ballistics, steels, refractory metals, copper and titanium. ROBERT I. JAFFEE received a 8.S. degree in chemical engineering (1939) from the Illinois Institute of Technology, a S.M. degree in metallurgy (1940) from Harvard University, and a Ph.D. degree in chemical engineering (1943) from the University of Maryland. He worked as research metallurgist at the Leeds and Northrup Company (1942-1943) and at the University of California (1944~. At Battelle Columbus Laboratories, he served in various capacities and finally as chief material scientist (1943-1975). He now is senior technical advisor of the E1 ec tri c Power Re search Inst i Cute in Palo Alto, Calif ornia . He has served on numerous government study groups and was a consultant to the President's Science Advisory Committee, chairman of the NASA Advisory Committee on Materials, and a member of the Materials and Structures 171
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172 Committee's Panel on Magnetohydrodynamics for the Office of Science and Technology. He also has been a member of the National Materials Advisory Board and is a member of the National Academy of Engineering. His areas of specialization are physical metallurgy of titanium and refractory metals, oxidation of superalloys and refractory metals, and corrosion of t i~canium. ELBERT M. MAHLA received B.S. (1938), M.S. (1939), and Ph.D. (1941) degrees in metallurgy from Lehigh University. He worked with E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company from 1941 until his retirement in 1981. He served first as research metallurgist and then moved through numerous engineering management positions to his retirement position of engineering manager of the Berg Electronics Division. His expertise covers the areas of physical metallurgy, theoretical corrosion of stainless steel, stress analysis, mechanical properties of metals, refractory and reactive metals, and welding. NATHAN E. PROMISEL received B.S. (1929) and M.S. (1930) degrees in electrochemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an honorary D.Eng. degree (1978) from Michigan Technological University. He served as an electrochemist and assistant technical director at International Silver Company (1930-1940), chief materials scientist in the Navy's Bureau of Aeronautics (1941-1959), and chief materials engineer of the Naval Air Systems Command, Bureau of Naval Weapons (1959-1966). He then served as executive director of the National Materials Advisory Board (1966-1974) and is a member of the National Academy of Engineering. He has served on numerous government, university, and professional committees and boards including NASA, NATO, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, US/USSR Science Exchange Program, Congressional Office of Technology Assessment. His areas of expertise include materials science engineering and processes for aerospace and underwater vehicle applications; behavior of materials in earth, space, and ocean environments and materials problems involving the disciplines of chemistry, electrochemistry, and metallurgy. He currently serves as an international consultant on materials problems ~ policies ~ and planning e JOE B. ROSE NBAUM received an E.Met. degree (1934) from the Colorado School of Mines. He then worked as an engineer with the Public Works Administration (1934-1938) and as a metallurgist with the Walker Mining Company (1939-1941). With the U.S. But au of Mines he was supervisory metallurgist at laboratories in Nevada and Utah (1941-1962), chief metallurgist and director of metallurgy research in Washington, D.C. (1962-1967), and research director of the Salt Lake City Metallurgy Research Center (1967-1974). He retired from the Bureau in 1975 but continues work as a consulting metallurgist for government and industry. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering. His field of expertise includes programming and management of research in minerals and metals processing and utilization.
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i 173 RICHARD A. WOOD received a B.S. degree in geology (1952) from the Ohio State University. He then joined Battelle Columbus Laboratories where he has worked for 30 years on titanium metallurgy research. Currently, he is Battelle's principal research scientist in the physical metallurgy section. In conjunction with his titanium research, he has served as titanium specialist with the Metals and Ceramics Information Center and was on the 1969 MAB Panel on Usage of Titanium and Its Compounds with Comments on Scrap and Sponge. In 1972 he prepared a Titanium Alloys Handbook as a primary reference for DOD and commercial titanium users. His continued research on titanium was used to prepare handbooks and repo rt s f or several government age nc ies and industrial Organizations. They contained mainly information on industry problems and the availability and utilization of titanium. His broad metals and materials expertise includes alloy development, processing, properties evaluation, application assessments, and failure analyses relevant to a range of materials with specialization in titanium metallurgy.
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