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Michael R. Anastasio

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Dates

1948 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Anastasio, Michael R.

Biography

Abstract

Michael Anastasio is a theoretical nuclear physicist. He was the director of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and also the director of Los Alamos National Laboratory. Thus far, he is the only person to ever hold both positions.

Important Dates

1948Birth, Washington (D.C.).

1970Obtained B.A. in Physics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore (Md.).

1980Obtained Ph.D. in Nuclear Physics, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook (N.Y.).

1980 – 2006Staff Member and Manager (1980-2001); Deputy Director, Strategic Operations (2001-2002); and Director (2002-2006), Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore (Calif.).

1990Awarded Weapons Recognition of Excellence Award, Department of Energy.

2006 – 2011Director, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos (N.M.).

Occupation

Theoretical nuclear physicist.

Places

Birth

Washington (D.C.)

Undergraduate Education

Baltimore (Md.)

Graduate Education

Stony Brook (N.Y.)

Employment

Livermore (Calif.)

Los Alamos (N.M.)

Subjects

Nuclear arms control.

Nuclear physics.

Theoretical physics.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Alder, B. J.

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Anderson, John D., 1930-

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Batzel, Roger Elwood

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Ceperley, David

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Clauser, John F. (John Francis), 1942-

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Edwards, David F. (David Franklin)

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Frauenfelder, Hans, 1922-

Both employed at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Knapp, Edward A.

Both employed at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Kruer, William L.

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Laughlin, Robert B.

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Lindl, John

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

May, Michael M., 1925-

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Miller, George H.

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Moss, Joel M.

Both employed at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Murray, Cherry Ann

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Nuckolls, John Hopkin

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Post, Richard F.

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Riess, Adam, 1969-

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Tarter, C. B.

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Zweig, George

Both employed at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Institutions

Major Positions

Lawrence Livermore Laboratory

Staff Member and Manager.

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Staff Member and Manager; Deputy Director, Strategic Operations; and Director.

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Director.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

Johns Hopkins University. Department of Physics

Obtained BA in 1970.

Sigma Pi Sigma

State University of New York at Stony Brook. Department of Physics

Obtained PhD in Nuclear Physics (1980).

United States. Department of Energy

Received Energy Weapons Recognition of Excellence Award.

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