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APPENDIX A Biographical Sketches of Committee Members Trevor O. Jones, chairman, (NAE) is vice chairman of the board of Echlin, Incorporated, a supplier of automotive components primarily to the aftermarket; chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of International Development Corporation, a private management consulting company; and chairman, president, and CEO (retired) of Libbey-Owens-Ford Co., a major manufacturer of glass for automotive and construction applications. Previously, he was an officer of TRW, Incorporated, serving in various capacities in the company's Automotive Worldwide Sector, including vice president of engineering and group vice president, Transportation Electronics Group. Before joining TRW, he was employed by General Motors in many aerospace and automotive executive positions, including director of General Motor Proving Grounds; director of the Delco Electronics Division, Automotive Electronic and Safety Systems; and director of General Motors' Advanced Product Engineering Group. Mr. Jones is a life fellow of the American Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and has been cited for ''leadership in the application of electronics to the automobile." He is also a fellow of the American Society of Automotive Engineers, a fellow of the British Institution of Electrical Engineers, a registered professional engineer in Wisconsin, and a chartered engineer in the United Kingdom. He holds many patents and has lectured and written on the subjects of automotive safety and electronics. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and a former member of the National Research Council (NRC) Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems. Mr. Jones has served on several other NRC study committees, including the Committee for a Strategic Transportation Research Study on Highway Safety, and has chaired the NAE Steering Committee on the Impact of Products Liability Law on Innovation. He holds an HNC (Higher National Certificate) in electrical
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engineering from Aston Technical College and an ONC (Ordinary National Certificate) in mechanical engineering from Liverpool Technical College. Harry E. Cook (NAE) received his Ph.D. in materials science from Northwestern University. He is recipient of the Robert Lansing Hardy Medal and the Ralph R. Teetor Award. He has also received awards from the American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, is a fellow of the Society of Automotive Engineers, and a fellow of the American Society of Metals. His career in the automotive industry began at the Ford Motor Company as a senior research engineer and culminated with his position as the director of automotive research at Chrysler Motors. Currently, Dr. Cook is a professor at the University of Illinois in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering and director of the Manufacturing Research Center. His research experience includes work on phase transformations, friction and wear, automotive product development, and competitiveness. R. Gary Diaz is the group vice president and chief technical officer for Navistar, where he directs the product development, engineering, reliability and quality group of the truck business. Mr. Diaz was formerly senior vice president of manufacturing and engineering for Case Corporation, an agricultural and construction equipment company, where he was responsible for general management and leading global product development and production. He previously held a number of positions with General Dynamics Land Systems, including division vice president and general manager, Development and Integration Business Unit; vice president, Research Engineering and Logistics; director, Engineering Programs; and engineering manager, Advanced Ground Vehicle Technology. Mr. Diaz participated extensively in the development of the M1A2 Abrams tank, notably in the development of the technology base for system sensors, electronics, communications, and software. He also supervised product development and engineering for the advanced amphibious assault vehicle and the heavy assault bridge. Mr. Diaz received his B.S. in mechanical engineering and his M.S. in engineering from the University of Florida. David E. Foster is professor of mechanical engineering and director, Engine Research Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison. The Engine Research Center has won two center of excellence competitions for engine research and has extensive facilities for research on internal combustion engines, mainly diesels. Dr. Foster's interests include thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, internal combustion engines, combustion kinetics, and emissions formation. He is a recipient of the Ralph R. Teetor Award and the Forest R. McFarland Award of the Society of Automotive Engineers. Professor Foster is active in a number of committees of the Society of Automotive Engineers. He has conducted research in a broad array of areas related to internal combustion engines. He has a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
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David F. Hagen is president of ESD, the Engineering Society of Detroit. He spent 35 years with Ford Motor Company, where his most recent position (prior to retirement) was general manager, alpha simultaneous engineer, Ford Technical Affairs. Under his leadership, Ford's alpha activity, which involves the identification, assessment, and implementation of new product and process technologies, evolved into the company's global resource for leading-edge automotive product, process, an analytic technologies. Mr. Hagen led the introduction of the first domestic industry feedback electronics, central fuel metering, full electronic engine controls, and numerous four-cylinder, V6, and V8 engines. Mr. Hagen received his B.S. and M.S. in mechanical engineering from the University of Michigan. He is currently serving on the Visionary Manufacturing Committee of the National Research Council and the board of the School of Management, University of Michigan-Dearborn, and the engineering advisory boards of both Western Michigan University and the University of Michigan-Dearborn. Harold Hing Chuen Kung is professor of chemical engineering at Northwestern University. He was director of the Center for Catalysis and Surface Science. His research includes surface chemistry, catalysis, and chemical reaction engineering. His professional experience includes work as a research chemist at E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc. He is the recipient of the P.H. Emmett Award from the North American Catalysis Society, the Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science Fellowship, and the John McClanahan Henske Distinguished Lectureship of Yale University. He has a Ph.D. in chemistry from Northwestern University. Simone Hochgreb is an associate professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her research focuses on fundamental and applied problems in combustion and chemical kinetics, with particular focus on applications to transportation, internal-combustion engines, and pollutant emission formation. She has been awarded the Society of Automotive Engineers' Ralph R. Teetor Award, and the General Electric Career Development Award and is the Bradley Foundation Career Development Chair. She holds a Ph.D. in mechanical and aerospace engineering from Princeton University. Fritz Kalhammer is part-time coordinator for the Electric Power Research Institute's (EPRI's) Strategic Science and Technology Group. He was co-chair of the California Air Resources Board's Battery Technical Advisory Panel on electric vehicle batteries, and he currently chairs a similar panel to assess the prospects of fuel cells for electric vehicle propulsion. He has been vice president of EPRI's Strategic Research and Development and has established the institute's programs for energy storage, fuel cells, electric vehicles, and energy conservation. Before joining EPRI, he directed electrochemical energy conversion, storage and process research and development at Stanford Research Institute (now SRI International), and he conducted research in solid state physics at Philco
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Corporation and in catalysis at Hoechst, in Germany. He has a Ph.D. in physical chemistry from the University of Munich. John G. Kassakian (NAE) is professor of electrical engineering and director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Laboratory for Electromagnetic and Electronic Systems. His expertise is in the use of electronics for the control and conversion of electric energy, industrial and utility applications of power electronics, electronic manufacturing technologies, and automotive electrical and electronic systems. Before joining the MIT faculty, he served in the U.S. Navy. He is on the board of directors of a number of companies and has held numerous positions with the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), including founding president of the IEEE Power Electronics Society. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, and a fellow of the IEEE and has received the IEEE's William E. Newell Award for Outstanding Achievements in Power Electronics (1987) and the IEEE Centennial Medal (1984). He has an Sc.D. in electrical engineering from MIT. Craig Marks (NAE) is president of Creative Management Solutions. He is also adjunct professor in both the College of Engineering and the School of Business Administration at the University of Michigan and co-director of the Joel D. Tauber Manufacturing Institute. He is a retired vice president of technology and productivity for AlliedSignal Automotive with responsibility for product development; manufacturing; quality; health, safety, and environment; communications; and business planning. Previously, in TRW's Automotive Worldwide Sector, Dr. Marks was vice president for engineering and technology and later served as the vice president of technology at TRW Safety Restraint Systems. Before joining TRW, he held various positions at General Motors Corporation, including executive director of the engineering staff; assistant director of advanced product engineering; engineer in charge of power development; electric-vehicle program manager; supervisor for long-range engine development; and executive director of the environmental activities staff. He is a member of the NAE and a fellow of the Society of Automotive Engineers. Dr. Marks received his B.S.M.E., M.S.M.E., and Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from the California Institute of Technology. John Scott Newman is professor of chemical engineering at the University of California, Berkeley. His research experience is in the design and analysis of electrochemical systems, the transport properties of concentrated electrolytic solutions, and various fuel cells and batteries. He has received the Young Author's Prize from the Electrochemical Society, the David C. Grahame Award, the Henry B. Linford Award, and the Olin Palladium Medal. He has a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.
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Jerome G. Rivard (NAE) is president of Global Technology and Business Development, advising business and universities on global business approaches to automotive electronics. He previously held a number of senior management positions with the Bendix Corporation and Ford Motor Company, including vice president for the Allied Automotive Sector of Bendix Electronics Group; group director of engineering for Bendix Electronic Fuel Injection Division; manager of the Bendix Automotive Advanced Concepts Program; and chief engineer for the Electrical and Electronics Division of Ford. Mr. Rivard built an engineering group with skills in electronics, electromechanical devices, fluid-flow control, combustion and power production, and control systems integration. He applied a systems approach to technical discipline management and adopted financial management systems to plan and control engineering projects effectively for maximum return on investment. Mr. Rivard is a member of the NAE and a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineering and the Society of Automotive Engineers. He received his B.S.M.E. from the University of Wisconsin. Vernon P. Roan is director of the Center for Advanced Studies in Engineering and professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Florida, where he has been a faculty member for nearly 30 years. He was previously a senior design engineer with Pratt and Whitney Aircraft. Dr. Roan has more than 25 years of research and development experience. He is currently developing improved modeling and simulation systems for a fuel-cell bus program and works as a consultant to Pratt and Whitney on advanced gas-turbine propulsion systems. His research at the University of Florida has involved both spark-ignition and diesel engines operating with many alternative fuels and advanced concepts for both types of engine. Together with groups of engineering students he designed and built a 20-passenger diesel-electric bus for the Florida Department of Transportation and a hyrid-electric urban car using an internal-combustion engine and lead-acid batteries. He has served as a consultant to the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, monitoring electric and hybrid vehicle programs. Dr. Roan received his B.S. in aeronautical engineering, his M.S. in engineering from the University of Florida, and his Ph.D. in engineering from the University of Illinois. He has organized and chaired two national meetings on advanced vehicle technologies and a national seminar on the development of fuel-cell-powered automobiles and has published numerous technical papers on innovative propulsion systems. Supramaniam Srinivasan obtained his B.S. in chemistry from the University of Ceylon and his Ph.D. in physical chemistry from the University of Pennsylvania. He is internationally recognized for his contributions in electrochemistry, electrochemical energy conversion and storage (with emphasis on hydrogen energy technologies) and bioelectrochemistry. Dr. Srinivasan established electrochemistry/electrochemical technology laboratories at the State University of New York-Downstate Medical Center, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Los Alamos National
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Laboratory, Institute for Hydrogen Systems at the University of Toronto, and Texas A&M University. While at Brookhaven National Laboratory, he played a major role in initiating the Fuel Cells for Transportation Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy. He is author of more than 200 publications, including a book, chapters in books, and review and journal articles. Dr. Srinivasan has been an invited or keynote speaker at several national and international meetings. In 1996, Dr. Srinivasan received the Energy Technology Division Research Award from the Electrochemical Society. From September 1996 to September 1997, he was a visiting professor in chemistry at the Université de Poitiers, France, where he was engaged in research on direct methanol fuel cells. Currently, he is a visiting scientist at the Center for Environmental Studies at Princeton University. F. Blake Wallace is retired chairman and chief executive officer, Allison Engine Company. He has been involved in engineering and management of high technology gas turbines with United Technologies (Pratt and Whitney), AlliedSignal (Garrett), General Electric (Aircraft Engine Group), and Allison. From 1983 to 1993 he rebuilt the Allison Division of General Motors and served as vice president of General Motors Corporation. He has a B.S. in mechanical engineering from the California Institute of Technology and an M.S. and Ph.D. in engineering science from Arizona State University.
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