DOE 101

DOE 101 — Vision, Mission and Organization

August 14, 2013 12:00PM to 1:30PM

Presenter Mark Peters, Deputy Laboratory Director for Programs at Argonne                Location: Building 203 Auditorium                                                                                           Type Seminar Series: Postdoctoral Career Development Workshop

Deputy Laboratory Director for Programs Mark Peters, will provide an overview of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Argonne’s role in supporting the DOE mission.

Attendees will learn about:

  • DOE Vision and Mission
  • DOE organizational structure
  • Programs and funding processes
  • Argonne’s role in supporting the DOE mission
  • Future Directions

This talk will provide an excellent opportunity for postdocs, students and new staff to learn about the inner workings of the DOE, and will benefit those on both the Operations and Programmatic sides of Argonne.

Lunch will be provided. Please confirm attendance through the Postdoctoral Program Events Website.

About the Presenter

Dr. Mark Peters is the Deputy Laboratory Director for Programs at Argonne National Laboratory. He is responsible for the management and integration of the Laboratory’s science and technology portfolio, strategic planning, Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) program, and technology transfer.

Dr. Peters also serves as a senior advisor to the Department of Energy on nuclear energy technologies and research and development programs, and nuclear waste policy. As a recognized expert in nuclear fuel cycle technologies and nuclear waste management, Dr. Peters is called upon frequently to provide expert testimony to Congress and to advise in the formulation of policies for nuclear fuel cycles, nuclear non-proliferation, and nuclear waste disposal.

About Kristene Henne

Kristene “Tina” Henne is Argonne’s Postdoctoral Program Lead for the Argonne Leadership Institute. In this role, she facilitates the postdoc appointment process, postdoc career development, mentoring, advises the Postdoctoral Society of Argonne and serves as a navigator for postdoctoral issues. Henne has a Ph.D. in biological sciences from Purdue University, a B.S. in biology from Governors State University, and an A.A.S. in radiography from Kankakee Community College. She came to Argonne as a postdoctoral researcher in the Biosciences Division in 2009 and became a program coordinator in 2011.
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