DOE-Funded Scientist Presented Trailblazer Award


Dean Williams from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is one of the 2006 recipients of Science Spectrum’s Trailblazer award. Every year Science Spectrum magazine recognizes outstanding Hispanic, Asian American, Native American, African American, and Women professionals in the science arena whose leadership and innovative thinking on the job and in the community extend throughout and beyond their industry. Past winners of the Trailblazer award include former Chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Nils Diaz, and Nobel Prize winner, Mario Molina. Dean Williams accepted his award at a special luncheon during the Minorities in Research Science Conference in Baltimore on September 16. Dean is a research computer scientist in the DOE-funded Program for Coupled Model Diagnosis and Intercomparison at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. His research is sponsored by Office of Science, BER and ASCR.