Lawrence Livermore lab names new director
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Dr. William H. Goldstein was announced Thursday as the new director of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

A news release from Lawrence Livermore National Security LLC, which manages the lab for the National Nuclear Security Administration of the U.S. Department of Energy, announced that Goldstein was beginning his tenure Thursday.

Goldstein has worked at the lab for 29 years and was selected, according to the release, after a competitive national search that began in November when Parney Albright stepped down.

Goldstein most recently served as deputy director for science and technology at Lawrence Livermore and led the deployment of the sciences refined or invented by the lab. Goldstein also served as associate director of physical and life sciences. According to the release, he led the creation of the Jupiter Laser Facility.

Goldstein has a doctorate in theoretical physics from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree in physics from Swarthmore College. He is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

More information is available on the Lawrence Livermore National Security website,

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