Appointment of Two Members of the President's Committee on the National Medal of Science

March 20, 1987

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the President's Committee on the National Medal of Science for terms expiring December 31, 1989:

Sherwin T.S. Chan, of California. He would succeed Rene F. Rodreguez. Since December 1985 he has been an engineering specialist with Northrop Aircraft Co. Prior to this he was senior engineering scientist, IBM Corp., 1967 - 1985. He graduated from National Sun Yat-Sen University (B.S., 1946) and the University of Southern California (M.S., 1952). Mr. Chan became a naturalized citizen in 1962. He was born August 19, 1922, in Hong Kong.

Roger D. Hartman, of Oklahoma. This is a reappointment. Since 1981 Mr. Hartman has been a professor of physics and radiology, and associate dean for research and grants administration at Oral Roberts School of Medicine. He has been a professor at Oral Roberts School of Medicine since 1971. He graduated from William Jewell College (A.B., 1958), the University of Arkansas (M.S., 1960), and Oklahoma State University (Ph.D., 1967). He is married, has one child, and resides in Tulsa, OK.