National Science Foundation Program Director (1990-2)

Astronomy Division, Stellar Astronomy and Astrophysics

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


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.

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Last updated 22 October 1997