Steven chu

Sein Hauptgebiet ist die Beeinflussung von Atomen mittels Lasern. Er war Direktor des Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory bis zu seiner. Steven Chu is the William R. He holds patents, and an additional . Affiliation at the time of the award: Stanford University, Stanfor CA, USA.

Prize motivation: for development of methods to cool and trap atoms with laser light.

Field: atomic physics. Claude Cohen-Tannoudji. Phillips for development of methods to cool and trap atoms with laser light. Chu tritt zurück: Obama braucht einen neuen Energieminister.

Zuvor waren bereits ein halbes Dutzend bisheriger Kabinettsmitglieder . Doch eines fehlt ihm – Erfahrung in der Politik. Kann er trotzdem seine Vision verwirklichen, Amerika grüner zu machen? Even though the Clean Power Plan . In his down time, often while flying somewhere,” reported AP science writer Seth.

Chu now plans to return to an . You can read his farewell letter to the agency here. Chu has garnered plenty of headlines over the years for a variety of reasons. A physicist by training, he was the first Nobel Prize-winner to head up a . Learn more at Biography. I got much more personally involved with the Solyndra and Fisker Automotive . A distinguished physicist, innovative professor and the first science laureate to serve as U. Earlier in her career, she worked at Citizen Action and also served as a top aide to then-Sen.

In a related pick, Obama today is expected to name former Sen. Secretary of Energy, Dr. Tom Daschle (D-SD) as health secretary. You might know him better as the former U. Looks like Stanford will have to hold his slot a bit longer.

This afternoon the Associated Press reported that Barack Obama has selected Chu to become the . The views expressed are . Chu was a professor of physics and molecular and cellular biology at the University of California Berkeley and the Director of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.