06/28/2011

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom visits the Lab

Anne M Stark, LLNL, (925) 422-9799, stark8@llnl.gov



California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom, center, toured the National Ignition Facility on Tuesday.  He was accompanied by Lab Executive Officer Ron Cochran, left, and NIF and Photon Science Principal Director Ed Moses, right.
Photo by Jacqueline McBride/PAO

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom visited the Laboratory Tuesday afternoon for tours and briefings.

After an overview, Newsom listened to presentations about the Industrial Partnerships Office, the Livermore Valley Open Campus, high performance computing, 21st century energy projects and educational outreach.

He also toured the Terascale Simulation Facility and the National Ignition Facility.

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