William Happer Nomination: Hearing Before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Second Congress, First Session on the Nomination of William Happer, to be Director of the Office of Energy Research, Department of Energy, July 18, 1991, Volume 4

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Page 32 - Happer is a fellow of the American Physical Society and the American Association for the Advancement of Science...
Page 32 - New York Academy of Medicine, the Council on Foreign Relations, and is a fellow of the American Association of the Advancement of Science. William Happer is a professor in the Department of Physics at Princeton University. Dr. Happer, a member of the National Academy of Sciences, specializes in modern optics, optical and radiofrequency spectroscopy of atoms and molecules, and spin-polarized atoms and nuclei. In 1964, Dr.
Page 32 - During his stay at Columbia he served as Instructor, Assistant Professor and Professor in the Department of Physics. He also served as CoDirector of the Columbia Radiation Laboratory from 1971 to 1976 and as Director from 1976 to 1979. In 1980 he joined the faculty at Princeton University. He was awarded the Class of 1909 Professorship of Physics at Princeton in 1988.
Page 44 - ... Energy and Nuclear Physics research is conducted by over 3,000 researchers and over 1,000 graduate students from over 100 universities and the National laboratories. The research programs supported by the HEP and NP are kept relevant and outstanding through: independent technical peer evaluations; the High Energy Physics Advisory Panel, and the Nuclear Science Advisory Committee (NSAC); program evaluations; and research needs of the universities. National Laboratories and international collaborators....
Page 28 - ... of our other roles within the Department of Energy, particularly with regard to our advisory role, which is an important factor in the accomplishment of our overall mission. I will also describe the organizational changes that have taken place in the last year. The Office of Energy Research carries out a broad range of advisory, coordination and program management activities related to the Department's energy R&D missions.
Page 32 - He has maintained an interest in applied physics as well as basic physics, and he has served as a scientific consultant to numerous firms and government agencies. From 1987 to 1990 he served as Chairman of the Steering Committee of JASON, a group of mostly academic scientists and engineers who advise agencies of the Federal Government on matters of defense, intelligence, energy policy and other technical problems. He is a trustee of the MITRE Corporation...
Page 40 - Polarization of stable and radioactive noble gas nuclei by spin exchange with laser pumped alkali atoms.

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