John Regazzi, Chair
John Regazzi’s career in the digital information industry is distinguished by a series of industry breakthroughs. This tech pioneer was the driving force behind the first commercially available CDROM text database and first professional web community for engineers and was the first Microsoft CDROM conference keynote address speaker.
An expert in information sciences and service, John is the former CEO of Ei Inc. After its purchase by Reed Elsevier, Regazzi was named CEO of Elsevier Inc., responsible for designing and marketing ground-breaking net-based services for the professional scientific, technical, and medical communities, including ScienceDirect, Scirus, Scopus, Engineering Village, and Medical Consult.
The Dean of the College of Information and Computer Science of Long Island University (LIU) from 2006 to 2008, John currently serves as Professor and Director of the Scholarly Communications and Information Innovation Lab at LIU. He was also recently appointed by the US Department of Commerce Secretary as Chairman of the Board of Advisors, National Technical Information Service (NTIS), a division of the Commerce Department. John also serves as Chairman of the boards of Research Solutions (OTC: RSSS), as well as Inflexxion and LawLogix, two of Akoya Capital Partners portfolio companies.
John S. Haynes, Chief Executive Officer, AIP Publishing
John Haynes received a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of British Columbia, followed by postdoctoral research at the University of Oxford. After two decades in the STM publishing industry, including senior positions with the Institute of Physics Publishing and Royal Society of Chemistry, John joined the American Institute of Physics in 2009 as Vice President, Publishing. In 2013, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the newly established AIP Publishing.
Alan Singleton, Secretary
Alan Singleton originally qualified in Physics from the University of Oxford. After several years in the electronics industry, he earned a Masters in Information Science and went on to the Institute of Physics (IoP) on a grant studying communication in physics, then worked as a Commissioning Editor at Elsevier and a Research Fellow in research communications at Leicester University. From 1985-98, Alan held increasingly responsible positions at IoP Publishing, beginning as a Research Officer and culminating his tenure there as Journals Director. He was science, medicine (books) and electronic Publishing Director at Oxford University Press for three years and, in 2001, became Managing Director of the publishing arm of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers in the UK. Since 2009, he has been active as a consultant to the scholarly publishing industry, primarily managing and assisting bid processes for learned societies seeking a journal publisher. He was Editor-in-Chief of the journal Learned Publishing until the end of 2014.
Diane Bartoli is the General Manager of the Education business at Amazon Kindle where the goal is to enable anyone to learn anything, anywhere. Prior to joining Amazon, she led the Clinical Reference and Workflow business at Elsevier, overseeing a digital product portfolio that included integrated physician order sets, nursing care plans, eBook platforms, and clinical reference products, most notably, ClincalKey, which she managed from idea conception through to successful launch and post launch growth. During her tenure at Elsevier she held positions in Strategy, Marketing and Product Management before becoming Senior Vice President and General Manager. Earlier in her career, Diane was an editor for Dell Publishing (an imprint of trade publisher Penguin Random House, Inc.), as well as a literary agent at an agency she helped found. Diane has a BA in English from the George Washington University, and an MBA in finance from New York University. She lives in Seattle with her husband, author Neal Bascomb, and two daughters.
Wolfgang Christian is the emeritus Brown Professor of Physics at Davidson College where he taught for 33 years. He is currently serving as the elected national Secretary of the American Association of Physics Teachers. Wolfgang is a fellow of the American Physical Society and the American Association of Physics Teachers. He is the author or co-author of nine books including: Open Source Physics: A User’s Guide with Examples (Addison Wesley 2006), An Introduction to Computer Simulation Methods: Applications to Physical System (Addison Wesley 2006), Physlet Quantum Physics (Prentice Hall 2005), Physlet Physics (Prentice Hall 2004), Physlets: Teaching Physics with Interactive Curricular Material (Prentice Hall, 2001), Just-in-Time Teaching (Prentice Hall, 1999). He has been the books editor of the American Physical Society (APS) journal Computers in Physics. Wolfgang served as the co-chair of the 2008 Gordon Research Conference on Physics Research and Education. His current research is in computational physics and in internet-based interactive curriculum development.
Fleming Crim is the John E. Willard and Hilldale Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. From 2013 to 2017, he led the Directorate for Mathematical and Physical Sciences of the National Science Foundation. Dr. Crim earned a Bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Southwestern University in 1969 and a Ph.D. degree in physical chemistry from Cornell University in 1974. He was a member of the research staff at Western Electric Company and a Postdoctoral Staff member at the Los Alamos National Laboratory prior to coming to the University in 1977. His research uses lasers to understand chemical reaction dynamics occurring in gases and in liquids, and he has earned many awards throughout his career including the Plyler Prize of the American Physical Society, the Langmuir Award of the American Chemical Society, and the Centenary Medal of the Royal Society of Chemistry (London). He is a member of both the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Susan E. Fox
Susan E. Fox is Executive Director of the Acoustical Society of America. A Fellow of the American Society of Association Executives, Susan earned her M.S. in Public Affairs from the McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies, University of Massachusetts, Boston. She specializes in institutional change, governance, strategic positioning, and organizational development. Previously she served as Executive Director of the Arctic Research Consortium of the U.S., the American Association of Law Libraries, the Society of American Archivists, and as Director of Programs at the Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs.
Gerald Fuller is the Fletcher Jones Professor of Chemical Engineering at Stanford University. He joined Stanford in 1980 following his graduate work at Caltech where he acquired his MS and PhD degrees. His undergraduate education was obtained at the University of Calgary, Canada. Professor Fuller's interests lie in studies of rheology and interfacial fluid mechanics. His work has been recognized by receipt of the Bingham Medal of The Society of Rheology, membership in the National Academy of Engineering, election to the American Academy of Arts and Science, and honorary doctorates from the Universities of Crete, Greece, and Leuven, Belgium.
Alan Jeffrey Giacomin
Editor-in-Chief of the AIPP journal Physics of Fluids, Jeffrey Giacomin holds the NSERC Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Rheology and is Professor of Chemical Engineering and of Mechanical & Materials Engineering at Queens University at Kingston. Jeffrey is President of the Canadian Society of Rheology, former President of The Society of Rheology and former Associate Editor for Business of the Journal of Rheology, the archival journal of The Society of Rheology. For nearly 20 years, Jeffrey directed the Rheology Research Center of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He has been named Professor of the French Academy of Sciences and he holds the title of Honorary Associate Member of the Institute of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics in Wales.
Kathleen Kingscott is Vice President, Strategic Partnerships for IBM Research. She is responsible for developing collaborative research partnerships between IBM, industry, academia and government. Ms. Kingscott is a member of the National Academy of Sciences Innovation Policy Forum and chairs the CTO Work Group of the Semiconductor Industry Association. She is the co-chair of the Task Force on American Innovation, a coalition of companies, university associations and professional societies that supports federal investment in scientific research. Kathleen is a member of the AIP Public Policy Committee and the Executive Committee of the Electronics Division of the National Defense Industrial Association.
Previously, Kathleen held the IBM Industry Chair at the Industrial College of the Armed Forces, National Defense University. Other earlier roles include Director, Worldwide Innovation Policy for IBM with responsibility for worldwide public policy matters regarding innovation, science and technology and a number of public policy, Congressional relations, information technology marketing and marketing management positions in IBM. She served as a member of the Secretary of Commerce’s Manufacturing Council 2015-2016. She has been with IBM for 44 years and holds a B.A. from Vanderbilt University.
Michael H. Moloney
Michael H. Moloney is the ninth CEO of the American Institute of Physics. Previously he was the Director for Space and Aeronautics at the Space Studies Board (SSB) and the Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board (ASEB) of the U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. He has served as a study director at the National Materials Advisory Board; the Board on Manufacturing and Engineering Design; the Center for Economic, Governance, and International Studies; and the Board on Physics and Astronomy. The American Astronomical Society awarded Moloney a special citation in 2011 for his leadership on the decadal survey “New Worlds, New Horizons in Astronomy and Astrophysics.”
At the Academies, Moloney served as study director or senior staff on about 100 reports on subjects as varied as quantum physics, nanotechnology, cosmology, the nation’s helium reserves, counterfeit currency, corrosion science and nuclear fusion. He was senior or lead staff on the physics decadal surveys on atomic, molecular, and optical science, condensed matter and materials physics, and plasma physics. At the SSB and ASEB he oversaw decadal surveys in astronomy and astrophysics, planetary sciences, Earth science and applications from space, solar and space physics, and microgravity sciences..
Prior to his service at the Academies, Moloney was a foreign service officer for the Irish government for seven years, serving at the Irish Embassy in Washington, D.C., and the Irish Mission to the United Nations in New York. An experimental physicist by training, Moloney holds a doctorate from the University of Dublin, Trinity College in Ireland, and he received his undergraduate degree in experimental physics at University College Dublin, where he was awarded the Nevin Medal for Physics.
Moloney is a corresponding member of the International Academy of Astronautics and a Senior Member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. He is also a recipient of a distinguished service award from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.
Ivan Petrov is Principal Research Scientist at the Frederick Seitz Materials Research Laboratory, Adjunct Professor of Materials Science, and 1998-2010 Director of the Center for Microanalysis of Materials at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has been Professor of Physics at Linköping University, Sweden since 2010 and was Visiting Professor of Surface Engineering at Sheffield Hallam University, UK from 2000-2012.
Ivan earned his Ph.D. in Physics from the Institute of Electronics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and received the Doctor Honoris Causa degree from Linköping University. He has published 270+ refereed papers cited over 10,500 times. Ivan is an Associate Editor of Surface Science Spectra and Surface and Coatings Technology.
A Fellow of the AVS, Ivan currently serves as the 2015 AVS President. He received the 2009 Bunshah Award and Honorary Lecture from the Advanced Surface Engineering Division of AVS and the 2013 AVS John A. Thornton Memorial Award/Lecture. He served as AVS Publication Chair from 2010-2014 and has been elected as the Chair of the Surface Engineering Division of the International Union of Vacuum Science Technology and Application from 2009-2017.
Greg Tananbaum serves as a consultant to publishers, libraries, universities, and information providers as owner of ScholarNext. Clients include Microsoft, SPARC, PLOS, AIP, the University of California, and Annual Reviews. He has been President of The Berkeley Electronic Press, as well as Director of Product Marketing for EndNote.
Greg writes a regular column in Against the Grain covering emerging developments in the field of scholarly communication. He has been an invited speaker at dozens of conferences, including the American Library Association, the Society for Scholarly Publishing, the Association of Professional and Learned Society Publishers, and Online Information UK. Greg holds a Master's degree from the London School of Economics and a B.A. from Yale University.