Official Biography: Charles Herzfeld

Official Biography: Charles Herzfeld

Charles Herzfeld has served as director of the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) when the ARPANET was started, as vice president for research and technology at ITT Corporation, director of defense research and engineering in the Department of Defense, and senior consultant to the presedential science adviser. He has been a member of the Chief of Naval Operations Executive Panel since its formation in 1970. He has served on the Defense Science Board and the Defense Policy Board. He has testified frequently before Congress and written and lectured on the subjects of his expertise. Herzfeld holds a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in physical chemistry. He is a scuba diver and underwater photographer.