Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors

Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button

Home > Press > Los Alamos Taps Sarrao for Science Leadership Post

Abstract:
Los Alamos National Laboratory has named John Sarrao as the new Associate Director for Theory, Simulation, and Computation (ADTSC). Sarrao joined the Laboratory in 1997 as a technical staff member in experimental condensed matter physics. He has held a variety of management positions including Materials Physics and Applications division leader. His most current position was LANL's DOE Office of Science program director, and director of the Material Radiation Interactions in Extremes (MaRIE) program.

Los Alamos Taps Sarrao for Science Leadership Post

Los Alamos, NM | Posted on March 6th, 2013

The ADTSC is part of the Principal Associate Director for Science, Technology, and Engineering organization at Los Alamos. Sarrao will have responsibility for the Advanced Computing Solutions office, and Computer, Computational, and Statistical Sciences, High Performance Computing, and Theoretical divisions.

"John is a world-class scientist with a distinguished record of discoveries and international recognition," said Laboratory Director Charlie McMillan. "His track record as a research scientist and his experience leading and managing a large, complex multi-disciplinary technical organization give me full confidence in his abilities."

"The Theory, Simulation and Computation Directorate represents a unique combination of capabilities for science and mission frontiers of this century," said Alan Bishop, principal associate director for science, technology and engineering. "John's vision, passion and leadership skills are widely appreciated by the Department of Energy and scientific communities in Los Alamos and around the world. He will be in a position to apply these talents and help take Los Alamos to even greater heights in our next 70 years as a laboratory."

The theory, simulation, and computation directorate is central to the Laboratory's ability to deliver new ideas, concepts, and methodologies to improve the fidelity, reliability, and usability of scientific tools that guide and interpret experiments, and provide prediction and control for complex phenomena and systems. The organization supports current and emerging national security missions, such as nuclear weapon stewardship, threat reduction, intelligence analysis, homeland security, energy, infrastructure, nanotechnology, biological science and other science frontiers from biophysics to astrophysics.

Sarrao holds a bachelor's degree in physics from Stanford University, and master's degree and doctorate in physics from the University of California at Los Angeles. He is a Los Alamos National Laboratory Fellow, and a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the American Physical Society.

Sarrao's new position will begin March 11. He replaces deputy associate director for theory, simulation, and computing Paul Dotson, who has served in an acting capacity since August 2011.

####

About Los Alamos National Laboratory
Los Alamos National Laboratory, a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security, is operated by Los Alamos National Security, LLC, a team composed of Bechtel National, the University of California, The Babcock & Wilcox Company, and URS for the Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration.

Los Alamos enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
Kevin Roark

665-9202, 699-5397

Copyright © Los Alamos National Laboratory

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

News and information

Rice U. chemists create 3-D printed graphene foam June 22nd, 2017

Tiny bubbles provide tremendous propulsion in new microparticles research-Ben-Gurion U. June 21st, 2017

Enhanced photocatalytic activity by Cu2O nanoparticles integrated H2Ti3O7 nanotubes June 21st, 2017

Researchers developed nanoparticle based contrast agent for dual modal imaging of cancer June 21st, 2017

Laboratories

Alloying materials of different structures offers new tool for controlling properties June 19th, 2017

Development of low-dimensional nanomaterials could revolutionize future technologies June 15th, 2017

X-ray Study Reveals Way to Control Molecular Vibrations that Transmit Heat: Findings open new pathway for "tuning" materials to ease or insulate against the flow of heat, sound, and other forms of energy June 7th, 2017

Scientists Design Molecular System for Artificial Photosynthesis: System is designed to mimic key functions of the photosynthetic center in green plants to convert solar energy into chemical energy stored by hydrogen fuel June 2nd, 2017

Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy

Rice U. chemists create 3-D printed graphene foam June 22nd, 2017

Tiny bubbles provide tremendous propulsion in new microparticles research-Ben-Gurion U. June 21st, 2017

Enhanced photocatalytic activity by Cu2O nanoparticles integrated H2Ti3O7 nanotubes June 21st, 2017

Alloying materials of different structures offers new tool for controlling properties June 19th, 2017

Announcements

Rice U. chemists create 3-D printed graphene foam June 22nd, 2017

Tiny bubbles provide tremendous propulsion in new microparticles research-Ben-Gurion U. June 21st, 2017

Enhanced photocatalytic activity by Cu2O nanoparticles integrated H2Ti3O7 nanotubes June 21st, 2017

Researchers developed nanoparticle based contrast agent for dual modal imaging of cancer June 21st, 2017

Appointments/Promotions/New hires/Resignations/Deaths

Nanometrics Announces Retirement Plans of CEO Timothy Stultz: Dr. Stultz to Continue as Director May 25th, 2017

180 Degree Capital Corp. Announces the Start of Kevin Rendino as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and Completion of its Transition to a Registered Closed-End Fund March 31st, 2017

Francis Alexander Named Deputy Director of Brookhaven Lab's Computational Science Initiative February 16th, 2017

Nanobiotix appoints senior executive from pharmaceutical industry, as Chief Operating Officer: Oncology industry veteran to oversee operations and product commercialization February 8th, 2017

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE



  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More











ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project