Upcoming Events

DOE 101 — Vision, Mission and Organization

August 14, 2013 12:00PM to 1:30PM
Presenter 
Mark Peters, Deputy Laboratory Director for Programs at Argonne
Location 
Building 203 Auditorium
Type 
Seminar
Series 
Postdoctoral Career Development Workshop
Deputy Laboratory Director for Programs Mark Peters, will provide an overview of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Argonne’s role in supporting the DOE mission. The presentation will take place Wednesday, August 14, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Building 203 Auditorium.

Attendees will learn about:

  • DOE Vision and Mission
  • DOE organizational structure
  • Programs and funding processes
  • Argonne’s role in supporting the DOE mission
  • Future Directions

This talk will provide an excellent opportunity for postdocs, students and new staff to learn about the inner workings of the DOE, and will benefit those on both the Operations and Programmatic sides of Argonne.

Lunch will be provided. Please confirm attendance through the Postdoctoral Program Events Website.

About the Presenter

Dr. Mark Peters is the Deputy Laboratory Director for Programs at Argonne National Laboratory. He is responsible for the management and integration of the Laboratory’s science and technology portfolio, strategic planning, Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) program, and technology transfer.

Dr. Peters also serves as a senior advisor to the Department of Energy on nuclear energy technologies and research and development programs, and nuclear waste policy. As a recognized expert in nuclear fuel cycle technologies and nuclear waste management, Dr. Peters is called upon frequently to provide expert testimony to Congress and to advise in the formulation of policies for nuclear fuel cycles, nuclear non-proliferation, and nuclear waste disposal.