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Biography

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John Hopkin Nuckolls

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Dates

November 17, 1930 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Nuckolls, John Hopkin

Biography

Abstract

John Nuckolls is Associate Director at Large at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (1994-present). His interests include nuclear explosives, inertial confinement fusion, deterrance and arms control, global energy and environmental problems.

Important Dates

November 17, 1930Birth, Chicago (Ill.).

1953Obtained BS, Wheaton College, Wheaton (Ill.).

1955Obtained MA in Physics, Columbia University, New York (N.Y.).

1955 – presentStaff Physicist (1955-1965); Associate Division Leader (1965-1980); Associate Leader, Laser Fusion Program (1975-1983); Divisional Leader, "X" Inertial Fusion Target Design, Laser Fusion Program (1980-1983); Associate Director, Physics (1983-1988); Director (1988-1994); and Associate Director at Large (1994-present), Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore (Calif.).

1969Awarded E. O. Lawrence Award, President of the United States and the U. S. Atomic Energy Commission.

1981Awarded James Clerk Maxwell Prize for Plasma Physics, American Physical Society.

1991Awarded Edward Teller Award, American Nuclear Society.

Occupation

Applied physicist.

Places

Birth

Chicago (Ill.)

Undergraduate Education

Wheaton (Ill.)

Graduate Education

New York (N.Y.)

Employment

Livermore (Calif.)

Subjects

Applied physics and engineering.

Arms control.

Fusion.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Alder, B. J.

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

Anastasio, Michael R.

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

Anderson, John D., 1930-

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

Batzel, Roger Elwood

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore Laboratory.

Brown, Harold, 1927-

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory.

Browne, John Charles, 1942-

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore 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.

DeWitt, Bryce S. (Bryce Seligman), 1923-2004

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory.

Edwards, David F. (David Franklin)

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Foster, John S., 1922-

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory.

Furth, H. P.

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory.

Holdren, John P.

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

McKee, Christopher, 1942-

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory.

Miller, George H.

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

Murray, Cherry Ann

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Post, Richard F.

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

Teller, Edward, 1908-2003

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory.

York, Herbert F. (Herbert Frank)

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory.

Institutions

Major Positions

Lawrence Livermore Laboratory

Associate Division Leader and Associate Leader, Laser Fusion Program.

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Associate Leader, Laser Fusion Program; Associate Director, Physics; Director; Associate Director at Large; and Divisional Leader, "X" Inertial Fusion Target Design, Laser Fusion Program.

Lawrence Radiation Laboratory

Staff Physicist and Associate Division Leader (Livermore campus).

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Nuclear Society

Received 1991 Edward Teller Award.

American Physical Society

Received 1981 James Clerk Maxwell Prize for Plasma Physics.

Columbia University. Department of Physics

Obtained MA (1955).

United States. Department of Energy

Received 1969 E. O. Lawrence Award.

Wheaton College (Ill.)

Obtained BS (1953).

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