Greg Tananbaum, Acting Chair
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.
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.
John Regazzi, Treasurer
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.
Alan Singleton, Interim 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.
Robert G. W. Brown, Chief Executive Officer, American Institute of Physics
Robert G. W. Brown, Ph.D, FIEE, FInstP, MAE, Chief Executive Officer of the American Institute of Physics, has held various leadership positons in the corporate, non-profit, academic, and government sectors, principally in the United Kingdom, United States, and Northern Ireland, with additional ventures throughout Europe and Asia. Robert’s research interests extend from nanotechnology to photonics, optics, medical physics, fluid dynamics, and beyond. He has authored more than 120 articles in peer-reviewed journals and holds 34 patents, several of which have been successfully commercialized. As CEO, he serves as an ex-officio member on the boards of AIP and AIP Publishing, a wholly owned subsidiary of the institute.
Robert is an elected member of the European Academy of the Sciences and Arts (Academia Europaea) and is a Special Professor at the University of Nottingham (UK). He also retains an adjunct full professorship in the Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic and is Visiting Professor in the Department of Computer Science, both at the University of California, Irvine.
David K. Campbell
David K. Campbell received his B.A. in Chemistry and Physics from Harvard University in 1966, and after a period as a Marshall Scholar, his Ph.D. from Cambridge University in Theoretical Physics and Applied Mathematics in 1970. He held postdoctoral positions at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) (1970-72) and the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton (1972-74) before joining Los Alamos National Laboratory in 1974 as the first J. Robert Oppenheimer Fellow. At Los Alamos, David co-founded and later directed the Center for Nonlinear Studies.
In 1992, David became Professor and Head of the Department of Physics at UIUC. In 2000, he moved to Boston University (BU), where he served as Dean of the College of Engineering from 2000-2005 and as University Provost from 2005-2011. He is currently Professor of Physics and Electrical and Computer Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering at BU. An international leader in the field of “nonlinear science,” David received the American Physical Society’s 2010 Julius Edgar Lilienfeld Prize for his research and scholarly contributions. He is the founding Editor-in-Chief of the AIP journal Chaos: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Nonlinear Science, a Fellow of the APS and AAAS, and is Past-Co-Chair of the Science Board of the Santa Fe Institute.
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.
Judith Flippen-Anderson spent 35 years as a small molecule crystallographer at the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) in Washington, DC. After retiring from NRL, she took a quantum leap in molecular weight and accepted a position with the Protein Data Bank (2003 – 2015).
For a number of years, Judith served as the American Crystallographic Association (ACA) representative to the AIP Executive Committee and Governing Board. In November of 2013, she was elected as the AIP Corporate Secretary by the AIP Governing Board. In cooperation with AIP Publishing, she is helping to ensure that the ACA journal Structural Dynamics, launched in 2013, will be a success.
Judith is Co-Editor of ACA RefleXions and a former Editor of the International Union of Crystallography newsletter. She is also a member of the ACA meetings planning and finance committees, Past-Chair of the US National Committee for Crystallography, Past-President of the ACA, and was among the first class of ACA Fellows.
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 former President of The Society of Rheology and now serves as 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.
Marsha I. Lester
Marsha I. Lester received her Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1981. She has risen through the academic ranks at the University of Pennsylvania, where she is currently the Edmund J. Kahn Distinguished Professor in the Department of Chemistry of the School of Arts & Sciences. She completed a four-year term as Chair of the Department of Chemistry in 2009.
Marsha has published extensively in a broad range of scholarly journals in the physical sciences. She has received many honors and awards, including her election to fellowship in the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, the Garvan-Olin Medal of the American Chemical Society, the Bourke Lectureship of the Faraday Division of the Royal Society of Chemistry, a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Chemical Society, and the American Physical Society, an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship, and the Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award. In late 2008, Marsha was appointed Editor-in-Chief of The Journal of Chemical Physics, the preeminent journal in her field.
James F. Lynch
Dr. James F. Lynch obtained his B.S. in Physics from Stevens Institute of Technology in 1972 and his Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Texas at Austin in 1978. He worked at the Applied Research Laboratories of the University of Texas at Austin (ARL/UT) from 1978 to 1981, after which he joined the scientific staff at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI). He has worked at WHOI since then, and currently holds the position of Senior Scientist. His research specialty areas are ocean acoustics and acoustical oceanography. Dr. Lynch is a Fellow of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA) and a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (IEEE). He was Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering and the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America Express Letters (JASA-EL). He is currently the Editor-in-Chief of ASA Publications.
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.