White House official selected as LLNL Deputy Director of S&T
Newsline - 3/13/15
Falcone, the associate director for National Security and International
Affairs in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
(OSTP), has been selected as deputy director for Science and Technology
at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL).
Falcone will join the Lab on April 7.
proven leadership and expertise in national and international security
matters, combined with her commitment to and experience in sustaining
and developing science, technology and engineering excellence for
critical national missions were prominent among many factors in her
selection," said Lab Director Bill Goldstein in announcing the
During her tenure at OSTP - a position appointed by
the president and confirmed by the Senate - Falcone advised on a wide
range of national security science and technology issues including the
health of national security science and technology capabilities in
federal and national laboratories, universities and industry. Prior to
serving as associate director, she was on assignment from Sandia
National Laboratories to OSTP, working on science and technology issues
associated with nuclear security.
"Dr. Falcone's breadth and
depth of knowledge, her terrific contacts across the defense and
intelligence communities, and her superb judgment all contributed to an
outstanding performance in her leadership of national-security science
and technology for the White House, said John P. Holdren, OSTP director
and science and technology adviser to the president.
Sandia she served in a variety of technical and management positions and
was named a Distinguished Member of the Technical Staff in 1989.
Falcone has a Bachelor of Science in Engineering in aerospace and
mechanical sciences from Princeton University and earned both a Master
of Science and doctorate degrees in mechanical engineering from Stanford
University. Throughout her career, Falcone has been connected with
Lawrence Livermore and arrives with deep knowledge of the National
Nuclear Security Administration and its laboratories.
As a member
of the LLNL senior management team, Falcone will serve as the principal
advocate and champion of the Laboratory's science and technology base,
and oversee the strategic development of its capabilities. She will be
responsible for the Laboratory's portfolio of world-class ST&E
activities, for collaborative research with academia and the private
sector, the Institutional ST&E Roadmap, and internal investment
portfolio, including the Laboratory Directed Research and Development
In announcing Falcone's appointment, Goldstein also
thanked Greg Suski for "outstanding support over the last year in the
acting DDST role and in supporting the transition in the DDST Office."
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