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DOE R&D Accomplishments Celebrates the Selection of Steven Chu for Secretary of Energy

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Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Roy Kaltschmidt, Photographer

In conjunction with the recent selection of Dr. Steven Chu as the next United States Secretary of Energy by President-elect Barack Obama, a quality high-level compilation of information about Dr. Chu and his research has been made available on the web at  This web page includes scientific documents that he authored, including his Ph.D. thesis supported by the Energy Research and Development Administration (ERDA); interviews, speeches, and presentations; and links to related web sites.

Dr. Chu has been director of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) since August 2004 and received the 1997 Nobel Prize in Physics "for development of methods to cool and trap atoms with laser light".

 DOE R&D Accomplishments is a central forum for information about the outcomes of past DOE R&D that have had significant economic        impact, have improved people's lives, or have been widely recognized as remarkable advances in science.  Over sixty (60) pages featuring either DOE-associated scientists/Nobel Laureates and/or selected topics are available in addition to the feature page about Dr. Chu.

Mary Schorn

R&D Accomplishments Product Manager

Related Topics: Energy Secretary, Steven Chu, DOE Research & Development (R&D) Accomplishments