David Brown (PhD '82) to Head Computational Research Division at Berkeley Lab

David Brown, who is currently the Deputy Associate Director for Science and Technology in Lawrence Livermore's Computation Directorate has been named as the new director for the Computational Research Division (CRD). Brown will join Berkeley Lab on Aug. 30.

In his new position, Brown will provide scientific leadership for CRD research and development programs in mathematics, computer science and computational science, and serve as chief spokesperson for CRD in interactions with external agencies, including the Department of Energy.