2011 Automotive News PACE Award Judges

John Adams

Director and Executive Vice President - Retired
Honda of America Manufacturing Inc.

Toshikata "Toshi" Amino

Executive-in-Residence & Distinguished Fellow
Fisher College of Business
The Ohio State University
Visiting Professor, Kansai University of International Studies

Raymond G. Boeman, Ph.D.

Director, Transportation Program & National Transportation Research User Facility
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Wade Edwards

W. R. Edwards & Associates

J Ferron

Director of Judges
Automotive News PACE Innovation Awards

Ron Graves, Ph.D.

Director, Fuels, Engines, Emissions Research Center
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Gerald Gruber, Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer (retired)
Aculon, Inc.

Thomas Hachiya

Sansei Technik Services

Robert W. Hall, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus of Operations Management
Indiana University

Thomas H. Hanna

President and CEO (retired)
American Automobile Manufacturers Association

Susan Helper, Ph.D.

AT&T Professor of Economics
Case Western Reserve University

Alan C. Johnson.

ACJ Ventures LLC

Harold Krivan

Sawgrass Solutions LLC

Laura D. Marlino

Technical Program Manager for Power Electronics and Electric Machinery
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Robert F. Mull

Executive Director, Vehicle Evaluation and Verification
Product Development Group
Ford Motor Company (retired)

Allan D Murray, Ph.D.

Ecoplexus Inc.
Chief Technology Officer
Allied Composite Technologies LLC

Douglas A. Ober, CFA

Senior Vice President
BNY Mellon Asset Management

Michael Pecht, Ph.D.

Founder and Director of CALCE (Center for Advanced Life Cycle Engineering)
University of Maryland

Isaac Porche, Ph.D.

Senior Analyst
RAND Corporation

Karl K. Rink, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
University of Idaho

Michael J. Smitka, Ph.D.

Professor of Economics
Washington and Lee University

L.J. (Larry) Tibbitts

Tibbitts, Edwards & Associates
Former Plant Manager, General Motors Corporation
Cadillac Motor Car Division

Scott N. Whitlock

Attorney At Law (retired)
Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease, LLP