The Browne Years
John C. Browne became Director of Los Alamos National Laboratory on November 3, 1997. Dr. Browne came to the Laboratory in 1979 as a group leader in the Physics Division. During his years at the Laboratory, he held several positions. These include Physics Division Leader, Associate Laboratory Director for Computational and Information Sciences, Associate Laboratory Director for Defense Research and Applications, Associate Laboratory Director for Research, and Associate Laboratory Director for Experimental Physics. From 1993 to 1997 he was Program Director for Los Alamos Neutron Science Center (LANSCE) and Energy Research programs, responsible for overseeing LANSCE research and operations and for coordinating the Department of Energy's Office of Energy Research programs.
Browne greets Bill Richardson at Los Alamos
Dr. Browne is a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He was elected as a Fellow in the American Physical Society in 1987 and is a past recipient of a National Aeronautics and Space Administration Fellowship. He is a member of Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Xi, and Sigma Pi Sigma honor societies.