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C. Paul Robinson

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Dates

October 9, 1941 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Robinson, C. Paul

Additional Forms of Names

Robinson, Charles Paul

Biography

Abstract

Paul Robinson was Laboratories Director and President, Sandia Corporation at Sandia National Laboratories (1995-2005). Other institutional affiliations include Ebasco Services Inc. and Los Alamos National Laboratory. His research interests include laser isotope separation research including work on uranium enrichment, laser spectroscopy, laser induced chemistry and tunable lasers. He also worked in weapons physics and arms control issues.

Important Dates

October 9, 1941Birth, Detroit (Mich.).

1963Obtained BS, Christian Brothers College, Memphis (Tenn.).

1967Obtained PhD in Physics, Florida State University, Tallahassee (Fla.).

1967 – 1985Staff Member (1967-1970); Research Physicist, Advanced Concepts Groups (1970-1971); Alternate Group Leader, Chemical Laser Research and Development, Advanced Concepts Group (1971-1973); Director, Laser Isotope Separation Project, Advanced Concepts Groups (1973-1976); Leader, Applied Photochemistry Division (1976-1980); and Associate Director, National Security Programs (1980-1985), Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos (N.M.).

1985 – 1988Senior Vice President, Ebasco Services, Inc.

1988 – 1990Chief Negotiator and Head, United States Delegation, US-USSR Nuclear Testing Talks, Geneva.

1990 – 2005Staff Member (1990-1995) and Laboratories Director and President, Sandia Corporation (1995-2005), Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque (N.M.).

1998Member, National Academy of Engineering.

2003Awarded George E. Pake Prize, American Physical Society.

Occupation

Chemical physicist.

Places

Birth

Detroit (Mich.)

Undergraduate Education

Memphis (Tenn.)

Graduate Education

Tallahassee (Fla.)

Employment

Los Alamos (N.M.)

Albuquerque (N.M.)

Subjects

Isotope separation.

Laser spectroscopy.

Lasers.

Nuclear arms control.

Physical chemistry.

Uranium enrichment.

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.

Clogston, Albert McCavour

Both employed at Los Alamos National 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.

Keyworth, George A., II, 1939-

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.

Moss, Joel M.

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

Robertson, R. G. Hamish, 1943-

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

Ulam, Stanislaw M.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific 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.

Institutions

Major Positions

Ebasco Services Incorporated

Senior Vice President.

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Associate Director, National Security Programs.

Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory

Staff Member; Research Physicist, Advanced Concepts Groups; Alternate Group Leader, Chemical Laser Research and Development, Advanced Concepts Groups; Director, Laser Isotope Separation Project, Advanced Concepts Groups; Leader, Applied Photochemistry Division; and Associate Director, National Security Programs.

Sandia National Laboratories

Staff Member and Laboratories Director and President, Sandia Corporation.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Received 2003 George E. Pake Prize.

Christian Brothers College (Memphis, Tenn.)

Obtained BS (1963).

Florida State University

Obtained PhD in Physics (1967).

National Academy of Engineering

Member.

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