Robert Rosner


Robert RosnerEducational History

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard College Observatory (1976-1978)
  • PhD, Physics, Harvard University (1976)
  • BA, Physics, Brandeis University (1969)

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Top Five Honors, Awards, or Recognition

  • Fellow, American Physical Society
  • Fellow, American Academy of Arts & Sciences
  • Foreign Member, Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters
  • Gordon Bell Prize (Supercomputing 2000)
  • Rothschild Visiting Professor, Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Univ. of Cambridge

Most Recent APS Volunteer History

  • Member, Vice Chair and Chair, APS Panel on Public Affairs
  • Member, APS Physics Policy Committee

Membership in Other Societies

  • American Astronomical Society (AAS)
  • American Geophysical Union (AGU)
  • American Nuclear Society (ANS)
  • Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)

Other Relevant Experience

  • Chair, Dept. of Astronomy & Astrophysics, University of Chicago
  • Chief Scientist, Associate Laboratory Director, and Director, Argonne National Laboratory
  • Founding Chair, DOE National Laboratory Directors’ Council
  • Chair, Science and Security Board, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
  • Elected member of Helmholtz Gemeinschaft Senate
  • Member of Council of American Academy of Arts & Sciences (to 2019)
  • Member and/or chair of various U.S. and European advisory committees, including LANL Capability Review of Nuclear Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology, and Particle Physics (chair); LLNS NIF Management Advisory Committee (MAC) (member); Technical Advisory Committee, Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE), Univ. of Rochester (member); NAS Committee on Nuclear Forensics (chair); Strategic Research Advisory Board of Austrian Institute of Technology (chair)

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