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Peter G. Nanos

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Dates

unknown – present

Authorized Form of Name

Nanos, Peter G.

Biography

Abstract

Peter Nanos is Associate Director of Research and Development in the Defense Threat Reduction Agency of the United States Department of Defense (2005-present). Other institutional affiliations include Los Alamos National Laboratory and the United States Navy, where he seved as an officer for 35 years.

Important Dates

1967Obtained BS in Engineering, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis (Md.).

1967 – 2002Officer (1967-2002); Commander, Strategic System Programs (1994-1998); and Commander, Naval Sea Systems Command (1998-2002), United States Navy.

1974Obtaind PhD in Physics, Princeton University, Princeton (N.J.).

2002 – 2005Principal Deputy Associate Director, Threat Reduction Directorate (2002-2003) and Director (2003-2005), Los Alamos National Laboratory.

2005 – presentAssociate Director, Research and Development, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, United States Department of Defense.

Occupation

Physicist and Naval commander.

Places

Undergraduate Education

Annapolis (Md.)

Graduate Education

Princeton (N.J.)

Employment

Fort Belvoir (Va.)

Subjects

National security.

Physical laboratories -- Administration.

Physics -- Military aspects.

Relationships

People

Family

Nanos, George

Son.

Nanos, Joanne Louise Knowles

Wife.

Colleagues

Browne, John C.

Both employed at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Frauenfelder, Hans, 1922-

Both employed at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Hecker, Siegfried S.

Both employed at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Moss, Joel M.

Both employed at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Zweig, George

Both employed at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Institutions

Major Positions

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Principal Deputy Associate Director, Threat Reduction Directorate, and Director.

United States. Department of Defense

Associate Director, Research and Development, Defense Threat Reduction Agency.

United States. Navy

Officer; Commander, Strategic System Programs; and Commander, Naval Sea Systems Command.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

Princeton University. Department of Physics

Obtained PhD (1974).

United States Naval Academy

Obtained BS in Engineering (1967).

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