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Appendix A: Committee Biographies
Pages 343-348

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... Dr. Brown retired as the vice president and chief technologist for Delphi Automotive, where he provided leadership on corporate innovation and technology issues to help achieve profitable competitive advantage.
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... Berry Chair of Engineering and Emeritus Professor for Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering in the Statler College of Engineering & Mineral Resources at West Virginia University (WVU) and associate vice president for academic strategic planning at WVU.
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... After joining General Motors in 1968 he held various engineering positions within Allison Transmission Division, which later became Detroit Diesel Allison Division in Indianapolis, Indiana. In 1983 he became chief engineer for Detroit Diesel in Redford, Michigan.
From page 346...
... . Her research interests include dynamic and stochastic network optimization, parallel and distributed computing, optimal contracting, port operations, logistics systems analysis, freight industry analysis, shipper behavior modeling, freight transportation planning, combinatorial and on-line auction mechanism and algorithm design, transportation economics, data mining, vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-roadside communication systems (VANets)
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... His previous positions included director of research, School of Engineering and Computer Science, Oakland University; president, chief executive officer, and sole director of FEV, Inc.; director of Power Plant Engineering Services Division, senior analytical engineer for Failure Analysis Associates, Inc.; design development engineer for Garrett Turbine Engine Company; and exploration geophysicist for Shell Oil Company. He has extensive experience in research, design, and development of advanced engine and powertrain systems, including homogeneous and direct-injection gasoline engines, high-speed direction-injection passenger car diesel engines, heavy-duty diesel engines, hybrid vehicle systems, gas turbines, pumps, and compressors.
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... He was further responsible for the Center for National Truck and Bus Statistics, which conducts nationwide surveys of Trucks Involved in Fatal Accidents and Buses Involved in Fatal Accidents, and the Statistical Analysis Group, which performs analytical modeling and conducts research to advance statistical methods for road and vehicle safety analysis. He is an international expert on policy and safety evaluation of large vehicles including stability and control, accident reconstruction, vehicle productivity, fuel use, and environmental impact.

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