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Albright Kicks off Dean's Speaker Series
October 24, 2012
Dr. Penrose (Parney) Albright
Director, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
discussed National Laboratories and Their Role in National Security
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
20101 Academic Way
Ashburn, VA 20147
6:00 p.m. - 8 p.m.
(reception at 6:00 p.m., speaker at 6:30 p.m.)
About Dr. Penrose Albright
Dr. Penrose (Parney) Albright was named the 11th Director of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), and President of Lawrence Livermore National Security (LLNS), LLC, on December 1, 2011. Albright joined LLNL in 2009 as the principal associate director of Global Security, the Lab's program for applying science and technology to the nation's effort in counterterrorism, nonproliferation, defense, intelligence and energy needs.
Albright has more than 20 years of experience in the federal government and the private sector and is one of the leading experts on homeland and national security technology and policy. Prior to joining LLNL he was president of Civitas Group, a homeland security consultant in Washington, D.C. He has served as assistant secretary in the Department of Homeland Security, assistant director in the Office of Science and Technology Policy and, concurrently, senior director in the Office of Homeland Security in the White House; and program manager with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.
Dr. Albright holds a bachelor's degree in physics and applied mathematics from The George Washington University, and a master's and Ph.D. in physics from the University of Maryland.