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DR. Ivan L. BENNETT, JR. Dr. Ivan L. Bennett, Jr., was born in Washington, D.C., on March 4, 1922. In 1914, he married Martha Rhodes of Atlanta, Georgia; they have four children: Susan, Paul, Katherine, and Jeffrey.

Since February, 1969, he has been director of the New York University Medical Center and Vice President for Health Affairs, New York University.

Dr. Bennett was nominated by President Johnson to be Deputy Director of the Office of Science and Technology in the Executive Office of the President on July 30, 1966, and the Senate confirmed the nomination on August 31, 1966.

After receiving his A.B. degree in 1943 and his M.D. in 1946, both from Emory University, Dr. Bennett continued his postgraduate and residency training in internal medicine at Emory, Johns Hopkins, and Duke and was certified as a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine in 1954. From 1947 to 1949, he was a guest investigator at the Naval Medical Research Institute in Bethesda.

After 2 years as Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine at Yale University, Dr. Bennett became Associate Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins in 1954 and, in 1957, he was made Professor of Medicine and Head of the Division of Biology and Oncology. In 1958 he became Baxley Professor of Pathology and Director of the Department of Pathology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Pathologist-in-Chief of the Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Dr. Bennett has been a member of the editorial board of the Bulletin of the Johns Hopkins Hospital, Experimental and Molecular Pathology, Laboratory Investigation, and Annual Review of Medicine. He has been consultant to the Surgeon General of the Army, to the U.S. Public Health Service Communicable Disease Center, to the Office of Science and Technology, the Office of Emergency Planning, and to the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare and the Secretary of the Army. He is a member of the Commission on Epidemiological Survey of the Armed Forces Epidemiology Board and was a member of the Pathology Training Committee of the National Institutes of Health in 1965–66. He has also served as Chairman of the Board of Scientific Councillors of the National Institute of Dental Research, Members of the Program-Project Committee of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Chairman of the Pathology Test Committee of the National Board of Medical Examiners, and Member of the Committee on Influenza Research.

He has been a member of the Board of Scientific Advisors of the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, the National Board of Medical Examiners, and the Executive Committee of the Division of Medical Sciences of the National Research Council.

In April, 1966, he was appointed by President Johnson to the President's Science Advisory Committee.

Dr. Bennett has published about 140 scientific papers and is the editor of a textbook, Principles of Internal Medicine.” He is a trustee of the Emory University Medical Alumni Association and is a member of many professional societies including the American Society for Clinical Investigation and the Association of American Physicians.



DuBridge, Lee A (lvin), born in Terre Haute, Indiana.

Married Doris May Koht, September 1, 1925. Children: Barbara Lee (Mrs. David MacLeod), born in 1931, living in Canoga Park, California ; Richard Alvin, born in 1933, living in San Jose, California ; three grandsons; one granddaughter.


Cornell College, Mount Vernon, Iowa, A.B. 1922.

University of Wisconsin, Madison, (A.M. 1924), (Major field : Physics), Ph. D. 1926.



Cornell College, Mount Vernon, Iowa, Sc. D. 1940.
Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn, N.Y., Sc.D. 1946.
Wesleyan University, Middetown, Conn., Sc.D. 1946.
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Sc.D. 1947.
Washington University, St. Louis, Mo., Sc.D 1948.
University of California, Los Angeles, LL.D. 1948.
Occidental College, Los Angeles, Calif., Sc.D. 1952.
University of Rochester, N.Y., LL.D. 1953.
University of Maryland, College Park, Sc.D. 1955.
Columbia University, N.Y.C., Sc.D. 1957.
Indiana University, Bloomington, Sc.D. 1957.
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, LL.D. 1957.
University of Wisconsin, Madison, Sc.D. 1957.
University of Redlands, Redlands, Calif., L.H.D. 1958.
Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill., LL.D. 1958.
University of Judaism, Los Angeles, Calif., L.H.D. 1958.
Union College, Schenectady, N.Y., D.C.L. 1961.
Pennsylvania Military College, Chester, Sc.D. 1962.
DePauw University, Greencastle, Ind., Sc.D. 1962.
Loyola University of Los Angeles, Calif., LL.D. 1963.
Pomona College, Claremont, Calif., Sc.D. 1965.
The Rockefeller University, N.Y.C., D.Sc. 1965.
Carnegie Institute of Technology, Pittsburgh, Pa., Sc.D. 1965.
University of Notre Dame, Ind., LL.D. 1967.
Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, LL.D. 1968.
Syracuse University, Syracuse, N.Y., D.Sc. 1969.
Tufts University, Medford, Mass., D.Sc. 1969.


1925–26, Instructor of Physics, University of Wisconsin, Madison.

1926–28, Fellow of the National Research Council at the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena.

1928–33, Assistant Professor of Physics.

1933–34, Associate Professor of Physics, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri.

1934-46, Professor of Physics and Chairman of the Department. 1938–42, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Science, University of Rochester, New York.

1940–45, On leave of absence from the University of Rochester for war service as Director of the Radiation Laboratory (radar research) at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, under the U.S. Office of Scientific Research and Development.

1946–1968, President, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena.


American Physical Society (Vice President, 1946; President, 1947); American Philosophical Society; National Academy of Sciences; and Royal Society of Arts, London, England.


Phi Beta Kappa.
Sigma Xi.
Eta Kappa Nu.


King's Medal for Service in the Cause of Freedom, (British) 1946.
United States Medal for Merit, 1948.
Arthur Noble Award (City of Pasadena), 1961.
Honorary Fellowship and Gold Medal, American College of Cardiology, 1966.



Photoelectric Phenomena (with A. L. Hughes). New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1932.

New Theories of the Photoelectric Effect. Paris : Hermann and Company, 1935. Introduction to Space. New York: Columbia University Press, 1960. Numerous articles in various scientific and other journals.


Scientific Advisory Board, United States Air Force, 1945-19.
Naval Research Advisory Committee, United States Navy, 1945–51.
Science Advisory Panel, United States Army, 1946–48.
General Advisory Committee, Atomic Energy Commission, 1946–52.
Board of Trustees, Rand Corporation, Santa Monica, California, 1918-61.
National Science Board, 1950–554; 1958-61 (Vice-Chairman, 1962–64).

President's Science Advisory Committee, 1951-56 (Chairman, 1952-56 ; Consultant, 1956-62).

Board of Trustees, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1951–57.
Board of Directors, Los Angeles World Affairs Council, 1955–
Board of Trustees, Mellon Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1958–1967.
Board of Trustees, Rockefeller Foundation, New York, 1956–1967.
Board of Directors, Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, 1959–61.
Board of Governors, Los Angeles Town Hall, 1959–63; Honorary Board, 1965.

Panel on Science and Technology of the Committee on Science and Astronautics, United States House of Representatives, 1960–68.

Board of Trustees, Thomas Alva Edison Foundation, Inc., 1960–68.

Board of Directors, Community Television of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1962-68 (Chairman, 1962–68).

Board of Trustees, Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery, San Marino, California, 1962-68.

Board of Directors, National Merit Scholarship Corporation, 1963–68.

Science and Technology Advisory Committee for Manned Space Flight, Na. tional Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1964-68.

Board of Directors, National Educational Television, New York, 1964–68.
Carnegie Commission on Educational Television, 1965–1967.
Greater Los Angeles Urban Coalition, 1968- (Chairman, 1968- ).


Bohemian, San Francisco.
California, Los Angeles.
University, New York.


Business: Office of Science and Technology, room 203, Executive Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20506.

Home: Columbia Plaza, apartment D-1305, 2440 Virginia Avenue NW., Washington, D.C. 20037.


Born January 29, 1921, at Hillsboro, Texas. A. B., Oberlin College, 1942. M. A., 1947, Ph. D., 1952, Harvard University. U.S. Naval Reserve, 1942–1946, rank at separation lieutenant. Teaching positions at Texas Technological College and University of California, Berkeley. Since 1968, George L. Littlefield, Professor of History, Brown University. Publications : Science in the Federal Government, Asa Gray, many articles and reviews. Project director on studies in the history of science in the federal government on grant from National Science Foundation. NASA History Advisory Committee, AEC History Advisory Committee; Consultant, Committee on Science and Public Policy, National Academy of Sciences, 1963–64; Advisory Committee on Federal Government and the Behavioral Sciences, National Research Council, 1967-68; Technology Assessment Panel, Committee on Science and Public Policy of NAS, 1968-69.


Educator; born New York City, August 13, 1917; son of Jacob and Lena (Heisen) Handler; married Lucille P. Marcus, December 6, 1939; childrenMark, Eric Paul.

B.S., City College of New York, 1936; Ph. D., University of Illinois, 1939. Instructor, Duke University, 1939-40, Associate, 1940–41, assistant professor of physiology, 1941-44, associate professor of biochemistry and nutrition, 1944–49, professor since 1949, chairman, Department of Biochemistry 1950–60, James B. Duke Professor of Biochemistry, 1961–, President, National Academy of Sciences, July 1, 1969

Director of Atomic Energy Commission fellowship training program, 1948–53 ; consultant U.S. Public Health Service, Atomic Energy Commission, National Research Council, Veterans Administration; chairman, biochemistry study section, National Institutes of Health, 1956–59, national advisory committee on research facilities and resources, 1963—; member, National Health Advisory Council, U.S. Public Health Service, 1959–62; member, biology and medicine research facilities panel, National Science Foundation, 1958-61 ; member, divisional committee for biological and medical sciences, 1960-62; member, National Science Board, National Science Foundation, 1962—, vice-chairman, 1964–66, chairman, 1966%; chairman, committee on radiation and aging, National Institutes of Health-Atomic Energy Commission, 1959-62; member, President's Science Advisory Committee, 1964–67 ; President's Commission on Heart Disease, Cancer and Stroke, 1964–

Trustee, Foundation for Advanced Education in the Medical Sciences, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory on Quantitative Biology; member, Unitarian Service Committee, Medical Mission to Japan, 1951.

Member, American Society of Biological Chemists (secretary, 1953-58, councilor, 1958-61, president, 1962-63), Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (executive committee, 1959, chairman of the board, 196465), National Academy of Sciences, American Institute of Nutrition, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (president, southeast sector, 1953-54), American Chemical Society, New York Academy of Sciences, Sigma Xi.

Author: Principles of Biochemistry (textbook) ; also technical publications ; member, editorial committee, Journal of Theoretical Biology, 1961, Journal of Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, 1962—; editor: Geriatrics, 1957—.

Office: National Academy of Sciences, 2101 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20418.

DR. WILLIAM J. HARRIS, JR. Office Address : 1755 Massachusetts Avenue, N. W. Washington, D. C. 20036. Home Address : Route 1, Box 665, Accokeek, Maryland 20607. Born: South Bend, Ind., 1918.


B.S., Ch. E, Purdue University, 1940.
M.S.E. Purdue University, 1940.
Sc. D (Metallurgy) M.I.T., 1948.


Assistant Director-Technology, Columbus Laboratories, Battelle Memorial Institute, 1967-present.

Member, Senior Technical Council, Director, Washington Office.

Assistant to the Vice President, and Director of the Washington Office. Battelle Memorial Institute, 1962–1967.

Assistant Executive Secretary, Planning. Division of Engineering and Industrial Research, National Academy of Sciences-National Research Council, 1960– 1962.

Executive Director, Materials Advisory Board, National Academy of Sciences National Research Council, 1957–1960.

Assistant to the Director, Battelle Memorial Institute, 1954–1957.

Executive Secretary, Metallurgy Advisory Board, National Academy of Sciences-National Research Council, 1951–1954.

Head, Ferrous Alloys Group, Naval Research Laboratory, 1947–1951.

Head, Aircraft Armor Section (Active duty-U.S.N. Lt. Cmdr.) Bureau of Aeronautics, Department of the Navy, 1941–1945.


Fellow of The Metallurgical Society of AIME—1969. National Security Industrial Association Certificates of Merit-1969. Distinguished Alumnus Award of Purdue University–1965. National Academy of Sciences Pre-doctoral Fellow1946. Mathewson Medal of AIME—1950. Tau Beta Pi Phi Lambda Upsilon, Sig. ma Delta Chi. Sigha Xi.

Author of approximately 30 technical papers. Co-editor, Perspectives in Materials Research, 761 pages, Gorernment Printing Office, February 1963.


Engineers Joint Council

President-1969–1971, Member, Tripartite Committee (EJC-UET-EI)—1966– 1969. American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical & Petroleum Engineers

Member, Board of Directors1969–1972. The Metallurgical Society

Vice President-1969. Engineering Foundation

Member, Board of Directors-1968–1972.
Engineering Index, Inc.

Trustee 1968–1971.
The George Washington University

Member, Advisory Council for Engineering and Applied Science 1967–1969. National Academy of Sciences-National Research Council

Member, National Research Council—1967–1970. Chairman, National Materials Advisory Board—1969–1970. Member, Panel Advisory to the Institute for Applied Technology-1966–1969. National Security Industrial Association

Chairman, RADAC Advisory Council—1969–1971. Member, Advisory Committee
World Future Society

Member, Advisory Council—1966–1969.
United States Exposition of Science and Industry
Vice President-1963-1969.


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