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Appendix B: Biographical Sketches of Committee Members and Staff
Pages 112-117

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From page 112...
... She obtained her Ph.D. in theoretical physics in 1980 and continued her research career at that institution until 1987, rising through the ranks to positions roughly equivalent with research assistant professor in 1981 and research associate professor in 1985.
From page 113...
... She is the director of the Center for Computational Analysis of Social and Organizational Systems (CASOS) , a ­ niversity-wide interdisciplinary center that brings together network u analysis, computer science, and organization science and has an associated National Science Foundation (NSF)
From page 114...
... in linguistics from the University of London and has worked on numerous computer science, digital library, and digital government projects. In particular, she has served as principal investigator on several other large research projects, including the NSF-funded PERSIVAL medical digital library, the NSF and Bureau of Labor Statisticssupported Digital Government Research Center joint project with University of Southern California-ISI, and DARPA-funded TIDES multilingual summarization project.
From page 115...
... His research interests revolve around the applications of symmetry and Lie groups to differential equations. He is the author of four books and 130 papers published in refereed journals that include applications in computer vision, fluid mechanics, elasticity, quantum mechanics, Hamiltonian ­ ­ systems, the calculus of variations, geometric numerical ­ ethods, differen m tial geometry, algebra, and classical invariant theory.
From page 116...
... During his NRC career, he has staffed studies on a wide variety of topics related to mathematical, chemical, and materials sciences, laboratory assessment, risk analysis, and science and technology policy. His current focus is on building up the NRC's capabilities and portfolio related to all areas of analysis
From page 117...
... and Ph.D. degrees in applied mathematics from the University of Virginia.

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