LIVERMORE, Calif. -- Richard Watson has been selected as the Deputy Associate Director for Programs within the Computation Organization at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Watson will oversee the Technical Information Systems Program, the Computer Security Technology Center, the National Storage Laboratory and the various activities previously administered by the Deputy Associate Director for Advanced Technologies, including Technology Transfer, the Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with Citibank and the Financial Services Technology Consortium, and the SuperLab project.
Watson has over 30 years experience in the computer field. He has held various positions during his 18 years at Livermore including Division Leader within the Livermore Computer Center, staff to the associate director for Computation and Program Leader for the National Storage Laboratory.
Prior to joining the Laboratory, Watson was the Assistant Director for Development and Analysis at Stanford Research Institute and later a computer science researcher at Shell Oil Development. He has also been an assistant professor and lecturer at the University of California and Stanford respectively.
At the Laboratory, Watson's most recent position was that of Program Leader for the successful National Storage Lab CRADA.
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is operated by the University of California for the Department of Energy.
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