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Paul K. Kearns is the interim director of the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory. He brings nearly three decades of management experience to the position, as well as a strong background in science and engineering.
Matthew Tirrell is Deputy Laboratory Director for Science, Chief Research Officer, and Manager of the Laboratory-Directed Research and Development program at Argonne National Laboratory. He is responsible for integrating the laboratory’s research and development efforts and science and technology capabilities. He develops and drives strategy to support integrated teams across disciplines in support of Argonne’s strategic initiatives. He assists in reviews of scientific programs and chairs the safety Corrective Action Review Board.
John P. Quintana is the Interim Deputy Director for Operations and Chief Operations Officer at Argonne National Laboratory. Leveraging extensive experience in engineering, research, and management, Dr. Quintana works with leaders across the laboratory to continuously improve mission support services offered with high quality leadership, effectiveness, and efficiency.
Jeffrey L. Binder is the Associate Laboratory Director of Argonne National Laboratory’s Energy and Global Security (EGS) Directorate, a team that applies unique expertise in science, engineering and information systems to deliver environmentally sound solutions to challenges in energy access and global security.
Rick Stevens is Associate Laboratory Director for Computing, Environment and Life Sciences. Stevens oversees a research program that connects computing to several areas of inquiry, and heads Argonne's research initiatives for both exascale computing and computational biology. He is a professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Chicago, a Senior Fellow of the Computation Institute, and a Senior Fellow of the Institute for Genomics and Systems Biology.
Stephen Streiffer is the Associate Laboratory Director for Photon Sciences at Argonne. Photon Sciences consists of the X-ray Science, Accelerator Systems and Advanced Photon Source Engineering Support divisions, which comprise the Advanced Photon Source (APS), the largest scientific user facility in North America; and the Argonne Accelerator Institute.
Harry Weerts is the Associate Laboratory Director for Physical Sciences and Engineering. He oversees Argonne’s interdisciplinary research programs in physics, chemistry, material science and nanotechnology. Weerts was formerly Director of Argonne’s High Energy Physics division, and prior to that, a collider physicist at Fermilab, where he was the spokesman for the Dzero experiment for six years.