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Biography

AbstractImportant DatesOccupationPlacesSubjects

Relationships

PeopleInstitutions

Resources

Archival as Author

George A. Keyworth

Photo

Dates

November 30, 1939 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Keyworth, George A., II, 1939-

Additional Forms of Names

Keyworth, G. A., 1939-

Keyworth, George A., 1939-

Keyworth, Jay, 1939-

Biography

Abstract

George A. Keyworth II was Director of Technology and Computer Peripherals Hewlett-Packard Company (1986-2006). Other institutional affiliations include the Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President, and Los Alamos National Laboratory. His research interests included nuclear weapons and condensed matter.

Important Dates

November 30, 1939Birth, Boston (Mass.).

1963Obtained BS, Yale University, New Haven (Conn.).

1968Research Associate, Duke University.

1968Obtained PhD in Physics, Duke University, Durham (N.C.).

1968 – 1981Researcher (1968-1974); Group Leader (1974-1978); Leader, Physics Division (1978-1980); and Leader, Laser Fusion Division (1980-1981), Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory, Los Alamos (N.M.).

1981 – 1985Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President, Director and Science Adviser to the President.

1986 – 2006Director of Technology and Computer Peripherals, Hewlett-Packard Company.

1986 – presentKeyworth Company, Chair, Board of Directors.

1995 – presentProgress & Freedom Foundation, Senior Fellow and Chair, Board of Directors.

Occupation

Nuclear physicist.

Places

Birth

Boston (Mass.)

Undergraduate Education

New Haven (Conn.)

Graduate Education

Durham (N.C.)

Employment

Los Alamos (N.M.)

Palo Alto (Calif.)

Subjects

Condensed matter.

Laser fusion.

Nuclear physics.

Nuclear weapons.

Science and state.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Agnew, Harold M.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Anderson, Herbert Lawrence

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Bowman, J. D. (J. David)

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Bradbury, Norris, 1909-1997

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Browne, John Charles, 1942-

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Campbell, David K.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Casten, R.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Duffield, Robert B.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Edwards, David F. (David Franklin)

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Feigenbaum, Mitchell J.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Fisk, Zachary

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Haxton, Wick C.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Hecker, Siegfried S.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Kerr, Donald M.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Knapp, Edward A.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

McTague, John P.

Both employed at the Office of Science and Technology Policy.

Moss, Joel M.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Press, Frank, 1924-

Both employed at the Office of Science and Technology Policy.

Robertson, R. G. Hamish, 1943-

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Robinson, C. Paul

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Wheatley, John Charles

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Wiringa, Robert Bruce

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Zweig, George

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Additional

Teller, Edward, 1908-2003

Institutions

Major Positions

Duke University. Department of Physics

Obtained PhD in Physics (1968). Research Associate.

Hewlett-Packard Company

Director of Technology and Computer Peripherals.

Keyworth Company

Chair, Board of Directors.

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Leader, Laser Fusion Division.

Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory

Researcher; Group Leader; Leader, Physics Division; and Leader, Lased Fusion Division.

United States. Office of Science and Technology Policy

Director and Science Adviser to the President.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

Progress & Freedom Foundation (U.S.)

Senior Fellow and Chair, Board of Directors.

Yale University. Physics Department

Obtained BS (1963).

Resources

Archival Resources

Author

Oral history interview with George Keyworth II, 1983 July 21.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA