Deputy Program Director, National Security & Defense Los Alamos National Laboratory
Dr. Robert Dye has organized and structured large efforts at Los Alamos National Lab and in Industry. His technical work at Los Alamos has focused on applying nanotechnology to energetics, separations, and material science. He has contributed significantly in these areas with 92 publications and 11 patents. He received Los Alamos's "Recognition of Excellence in Achieving Industrial Partnerships Award" in 1995, 1996, and 1997. In 1998, He was honored by Los Alamos National Laboratory's Distinguished Performance Award for his fundamental work on beryllium permeation. In the area of Defense Programs, Dr. Dye has launched several efforts to investigate nanoenergetics and nanoenergetic applications. His research has lead to new nano- particles and nano-composites as well as novel methods in nano-materials characterization. He has been a Project Leader for the Joint DoD/DOE Munitions Program and is still active in the commercialization of the program's technologies. Dr. Dye has been successful in constructing a multi-million dollar DARPA program from the bottom-up and has extensive experience working with Washington D.C. sponsors.
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