Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

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Dr. William H. Goldstein was named the twelfth Director of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), on March 31, 2014. He is responsible for the management of the Laboratory and also serves as the President of Lawrence Livermore National Security (LLNS), LLC. As the Director, he is committed to carrying on a tradition of scientific and technical excellence in service to the Nation.

Dr. Goldstein has most recently served as Deputy Director for Science and Technology (DDST) at LLNL, where he led the strategic deployment of the Laboratory's portfolio of world-class science, technology, and engineering (ST&E) capabilities and managed the long-term health of ST&E at the Laboratory. He had line responsibility for the Laboratory’s internal ST&E investment portfolio, which includes the Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) Program, and oversaw collaborative research with academia and private industry, and institutional planning activities. Between 2001 and 2012, as Associate Director, Dr. Goldstein led the Laboratory’s Physics and Advanced Technologies Directorate which later became the Physical and Life Sciences Directorate, performing research in condensed matter and materials science, chemical and biological science, atmospheric and earth systems science, high energy density physics, nuclear science, and high energy physics, in support of LLNL’s energy, nuclear, and international security missions. Dr. Goldstein has been a leader in the establishment and management of the Department of Energy’s stockpile stewardship program. He formulated and initially led LLNL’s Physical Data Research Program, with responsibility for providing experimentally validated equations-of-state, material properties, opacities, and nuclear cross section and transport data for nuclear design.