Freedom, Responsibility and Law Program
project is staffed by Mark S. Frankel,
Project Director; Deborah Runkle, Project
Appointed Scientific Experts
New York Avenue, NW
Appointed Scientific Experts was orignially funded by the Leland Fikes Foundation
and the Open Society Institute.
William A. Wulf, Ph.D.
|William A. Wulf is president of the National Academy of Engineering
and vice chair of the National Research Council, the principal operating
arm of the National Academies of Sciences and Engineering. He is on
leave from the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, where he is
a university professor and AT&T Professor of Engineering and Applied
Sciences in the Department of Computer Science. Among his activities
at the University are a complete revision of the undergraduate computer
science curriculum, research on computer architecture and computer
security, and an effort to assist humanities scholars exploit information
technology. Dr. Wulf has had a distinguished professional career that
includes serving as assistant director of the National Science Foundation;
founder, chair and chief executive officer of Tartan Laboratories
Inc., Pittsburgh; and professor of computer science at Carnegie Mellon
University, Pittsburgh. He is the author of more than 100 papers and
technical reports, has written three books, and holds two U.S. patents.