National Science Foundation Program Director (1990-2)






Astronomy Division, Stellar Astronomy and Astrophysics


Duties: Proposal evaluation, selection of reviewer, selection of funded proposals.

Highlights:

Designed and implemented innovative "mail panel" review system to promote efficiency and system which could be inspected and judged fair to participants. Renamed SAA Program.

1992: Successfully defended Astronomy's selection for NSF's annual Waterman Prize to a young scientist -- Astronomy's first win.
Received Outstanding Service Citation from NSF Director for job performance.

msmith at stsci.edu
Last updated 22 October 1997