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Members of the NIST Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology (VCAT) Since 1988

Name
Title and Organization
Years Served
Duane Adams Vice Provost for Research
Carnegie Mellon University
1996-2002
Thomas Baer Executive Director, Stanford Photonics Research Center
Stanford University
2006-2012
Ruzena Bajcsy Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences
University of California,Berkeley
2008-2011
Arden L. Bement Vice President, Technical Resources, Service and Technology Department
TRW, Inc.

1985-1990*

John G. Bollinger Dean, College of Engineering
University of Wisconsin
1987-1991*
Rodney Brooks
Chairman and Chief Technology Officer
Rethink Robotics, Inc.

2014-present

Dwight D. Carlson President and CEO
SITCA, Inc.
1996-2002
John F. Cassidy Senior Vice-President, Science and Technology (retired)
United Technologies Corporation
2005-2008
Vinton G. Cerf Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist
Google
2007-2013
Edward M. Chait Vice President, Business Development
Intergen
1992-1995
Sujeet Chand
Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
Rockwell Automation
2010-present
Milton M. Chang Chairman
New Focus, Inc.
1996-1998
Uma Chowdhry Chief Science and Technology Officer Emeritus
Dupont
2010-present
Rita R. Colwell Distinguished University Professor
University of Maryland, College Park and
John Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health
Senior Advisor and Chairman Emeritus, Canon U.S. Life Sciences
2014–2017
Scott C. Donnelly Senior Vice President, GE Corporate Research & Development
General Electric Company
2003-2005
Nolan M. Ellison President
Cuyahoga Community College
1998-1999
Paul A. Fleury Frederick W. Beinecke Professor of Engineering and Applied Physics
and Professor of Physics
Yale University
2006-2012
Gary F. Floss Managing Director
Bluefire Partners
2002-2008
Louise K. Goeser Vice President, Quality
Ford Motor Company
1998-1999
Jeanette G. Grasselli Director, Coporate Research and Analytical Sciences
BP America
1988-1993
Peter Green Vincent T. and Gloria M. Gorguze Professor of Engineering;
Department Chair, Materials Science and Engineering;
Professor, Chemical Engineering, Macromolecular Science and Engineering
University of Michigan
2008-2011
Richard F. Gross Corporate Vice President of R&D
The Dow Chemical Company
2002-2004
Deborah L. Grubbe Vice President, Group Safety BP International
and Corporate Director, Safety and Health
DuPont Safety, Health, and Environment
2001-2006
William Happer Professor, Department of Physics
Princeton University
2007-2008
Lloyd Harriott Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Virginia
2002-2004
Tony Haymet
Distinguished Professor and Vice Chancellor Emeritus
University of California, San Diego
2009-present
Victoria F. Haynes Vice President, R&D
and Chief Technology Officer
B.F. Goodrich Co.
1996-1999
Edward C. Heffron Director, Food Division
Michigan Department of Agriculture
1988-1994
Lou Ann Heimbrook Vice President, Global Operations, Merck Research Laboratories
Merck & Co., Inc.
2003-2009
Robert J. Hermann Senior Vice President, Science and Technology
United Technologies
1992-1998
William M. Holt Executive Vice President and General Manager, Technology and Manufacturing Group
Intel Corporation
2012 to present
William G. Howard, Jr. Senior Fellow, National Academy of Engineering
Senior Vice President and Director of R&D
Motorola
1988-1994
Jennie Hunter-Cevera President
University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute
2001-2005
Karen E. Kerr
Senior Managing Director, Advanced Manufacturing
GE Ventures
General Electric
2011-present
Donald B. Keck Vice President, Research Director (retired)
Corning, Inc.
2004-2007
Fred W. Kittler Managing Director
Velocity Capital Management
1994-2000
Shaygan Kheradpir
Chief Operating Officer
Barclays Global Retail Bank
Formerly:
Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Verizon Communications
2010-2013
Pradeep K. Khosla Chancellor
University of California, San Diego
2008-2014
Caroline A. Kovac Vice President, Life Sciences Solutions
IBM
1999-2003
Robert W. Lucky Executive Director, Communications Sciences, Research Division AT&T Bell Laboratories
and Vice President, Applied Research
Bellcore
1991-1995
Steven A. Malone Director of Weights & Measures Program
Nebraska Department of Agriculture
1998-2001
William D. Manly Senior Vice President
Cabot Corporation
1984-1989*
Thomas A. Manuel President (retired)
Council for Chemical Research
1999-2005
James C. McGroddy Senior Vice President of Research (retired)
IBM T.J. Watson Center
1995-2001
Michael McRobbie President
Indiana University
2010-2012
James W. Mitchell Director, Materials, Reliability and Ecology Research Laboratory
Lucent Technologies
1999-2002
Richard S. Nicholson CEO
American Association for the Advancement of Science
1990-1993
Edward J. Noha Chairman Emeritus
CNA Financial Corporation
2004-2007
Roberto Padovani Executive Vice President and Fellow
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
2011-present
Wayne H. Pitcher, Jr. Technology Management Consultant
2001-2004
Elsa Reichmanis Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
2007-2010
Alton (Al) D. Romig, Jr. Vice President
The Skunk Works®
Advanced Development Program Engineering and Advanced Systems
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company
2009-present
Robert J. Saldich President and CEO (retired)
Raychem Corporation
1994-2000
F. Raymond Salemme President and Chief Scientific Officer
3-Dimensional Pharmaceuticals and CEO
Linguagen Corporation
1999-2005
Howard D. Samuel Senior Fellow
National Policy Association
1995-2001
Juan M. Sanchez Vice President for Research
University of Texas, Austin
2000-2006
Thomas A. Saponas Senior Vice President
and
Chief Technology Officer (retired)
Agilent Technologies
2004-2006
Maxine L. Savitz General Manager, Ceramic Components
AlliedSignal Inc.
1993-1999
April Schweighart Product Business Manager (retired)
Motorola
2000-2006
James W. Serum President
SciTek Ventures
2004-2010
William P. Slichter Executive Director, Research Materials, Science and Engineering Division
AT&T Bell Laboratories
1988-1992
Darlene D.S. Solomon Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Agilent Technologies 2010-present
William J. Spencer Vice President, Corporate Research Group
Xerox Corporation
1988-1990
E. David Spong President, Integrated Defense Systems (retired)
The Boeing Company
2005-2008
W. Wyatt Starnes Chairman and CEO
SignaCert, Inc.
2005-2008
Nam P. Suh Professor, Laboratory for Manufacturing and Productivity
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1990-1994
Alan I. Taub Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
University of Michigan
and
Retired, Vice President, GM Global Research and Development
General Motors Company
2008-2014
David L. Tennenhouse Principal Research Specialist
MIT Lab for Computer Science
1996-1997
Dr. John J. Tracy Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President
Engineering, Operations & Technology
The Boeing Company
2013-Present
Masayoshi Tomizuka Cheryl and John Neerhout, Jr., Distinguished Professor
University of California, Berkeley
2001-2002
G. King Walters Dean, Physics Department
Rice University
1992-1995
Albert C. Westwood Vice President, Research and Technology
Martin Marietta Corporation
1990-1996
George M. Whitesides Mallinckrodt Professor of Chemistry
Harvard University
1994-1997
Lynn R. Williams President (retired)
United Steel Workers of America
1996-2000
Robert T. Williams Vice President, U.S. Operations Division
Caterpillar Inc.

2003-2009

*Membership carried over from the NBS Visiting Committee to the NIST Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology created in 1988.