"Richard Atkinson has been a strong advocate for the national laboratories throughout his tenure as UC President. I've appreciated his personal commitment to our missions and his unwavering support for academic excellence and scientific research. On behalf of our laboratory, I extend my best wishes for his future."
Founded in 1952, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is a national security laboratory, with a mission to ensure national security and apply science and technology to the important issues of our time. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is managed by the University of California for the U.S. Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration.
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