Second Herb York Memorial Lecture: The Role of National Laboratories in U.S. National Security and Technological Innovation
IGCC, Around the Campuses, Public Lecture
Location: Robinson Auditorium, School of International Relations and Pacific Studies, UC San Diego
Open to: Public
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Speaker: Dr. Penrose Albright, Director, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Before joining LLNL in 2009, Albright was president of the Civitas Group, a homeland security consulting firm in Washington, DC. Albright has also been assistant secretary in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and was on the staff of the Institute for Defense Analyses, a high-level Defense Department agency, for 15 years. He is a physicist by training, having received a doctorate from the University of Maryland in 1985.
The Herb York Lecture honors the memory of UC San Diego’s founding chancellor and the myriad contributions he made to the field of international security and arms control. It is generously supported by the York family.
Dr. York, a distinguished nuclear physicist, founded the UC Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation (IGCC) as well as the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and the Defense Research and Engineering Directorate. He was the founding chancellor of UC San Diego and first director of Lawrence Livermore (1952–1958).
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