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Project Title: Panel On Ballistics Science and Engineering at the Army Research Laboratory

PIN: DEPS-LAB-12-05         

Major Unit:
Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences

Sub Unit:
Laboratory Assessments Board DEPS
Army Research Laboratory Technical Assessment Board

Mozhi, Arul

Subject/Focus Area:
Engineering and Technology

Panel On Ballistics Science and Engineering at the Army Research Laboratory
August 20, 2013 - August 22, 2013
Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland

If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:

Contact Name: Eva Labre


Tuesday August 20th, 2013

0900 Welcome, Dr. Thomas Russell, ARL Director, and Dr. George Gray III, Panel Chair

0915 Army Research Laboratory Overview, Dr. Thomas Russell, ARL Director

0945 Ballistics Overview, Dr. Pat Baker

1005-1025 Technical Keynote 1: Materials for Terminal Ballistics, Dr. Bryan Cheeseman

1155-1245 Working Lunch: Panel Engages in Discussion with ARL Staff

1500-1520 Technical Keynote 3: Humans in Extreme Ballistic Environments, Dr. Sikhanda Satapathy

1520-1620 Breaks and Poster Session 3: Humans in Extreme Ballistic Environments

1830 Joint Working Dinner: Panel Engages in Discussion with the ARL Staff

Note: The data gathering sessions of this meeting to be held on: August 20, 2013 from 10:35 am – 11:35 am and 12:45 pm – 3:20 pm EDT; August 21, 2013 from 8:30 am – 12:05 pm EDT; and August 22, 2013 from 10:00 am – 12:00 noon EDT will not be open to the public under Subsection 15(b)(3) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. The Academy has determined that to open these sessions to the public would disclose information described in 5 U.S.C. 552(b).

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
George T. Gray
III (Rusty)
Melvin R. Baer
Elizabeth A. Holm
Michael Jaffe
Bernard H. Kear
Jerry A. Krill
Gary L. Messing
Alan Needleman
Frank J. Serna
Leslie E. Smith
William E. Snowden
Donna K. Vargas

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
- Review of potential sources of perception of bias and conflict of interest
- Review of the scope of task for the panel
- Review of the meeting agenda
- Deliberation of findings from the materials presented during the review

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: August 26, 2013