Alvin William Trivelpiece, PhD

Alvin Trivelpiece

Alvin TrivelpieceOccupation: Physicist; Educator; Consultant; Electrical Engineer
Born: Stockton, California, March 15, 1931

Education:
PhD in Electrical Engineering and Physics, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA (1958)
MEE, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA (1955)
BEE, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA (1953)

Career:
Consultant, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM (2000-Present)
Consultant, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (2009-2014)
President, Lockheed Martin Corporation (1996-2000)
Director, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN (1989-2000)
Vice President, Lockheed Martin Corporation (1995)
Vice President, Martin Marietta (1989-1995)
Executive Officer, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, DC (1987-1988)
Director, Office of Energy Research, U.S. Department of Energy, Washington, DC (1981-1987)
Corporate Vice President, SAIC, La Jolla, CA (1978-1981)
Vice President, Maxwell Technologies, San Diego, CA (1976-1978)
Assistant Director, Atomic Energy Commission, Washington, DC (1973-1975)
Professor, Physics, University of Maryland (1966-1976)
Associate Professor, University of California, Berkeley (1959-1966)
Assistant Professor, University of California, Berkeley (1959-1966)
Fulbright Scholar, Delft University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands (1958-1959)

Career Related:
Founding Board Member, American Council on Global Nuclear Competitiveness (2006-2012); Secretary, American Council on Global Nuclear Competitiveness (2006-2012); Treasurer, American Council on Global Nuclear Competitiveness (2006-2012); Chairman, Committee on Science and Technology in Kazakhstan, National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences (2006-2007); Workshop Chairman, National Academy of Sciences (2004); Workshop Chairman, Russian Academy of Sciences, Yekaterinburg, Russia (2004); Member, Committee on Technical Issues Related to Comprehensive Test Bane Treaty, National Academy of Sciences (2000-2002); Chairman, Committees, Small Innovative Firms, Nuclear Cities, Russia (2001); Chairman, Tennessee Technology Development Corporation (1998-2000); President, Tennessee Technology Development Corporation (1998-2000); Chairman, Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations (1996-1999); Member, Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications, National Academy of Sciences (1993-1996); Member, Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations (1993-1996); Chairman, Advisory Committee, Federal Networking Council (1992-1996); Chairman, Coordinating Council for Education (1991-1993); Chairman, Mathematical Sciences Education Board, National Academy of Sciences (1990-1993); Head Delegate, Conference on Energy and Global Ecological Problems, National Academy of Sciences (1989); Head Delegate, Conference on Energy and Global Ecological Problems, Soviet Academy of Sciences (1989)

Creative Works:
Author, “Principles of Plasma Physics” (1973); Author, “Slow-Wave Propagation in Plasma Wave Guides” (1967); Contributor, Articles, Professional Journals

Achievements:
Patents in field; Being the first person to reprogram $4 million to initiate the Department’s Human Genome Project

Awards:
Prize, Global Energy International (2009-2014); Tennessee Outstanding Service Commendation, Senate Joint Resolution #530 (2000); Distinguished Associate Award (2000); Outstanding Engineer Award, Region 3, IEEE (1995); Named Distinguished Alumnus, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA (1987); Gold medal for Distinguished Service, United States Secretary of Energy (1986); Named Distinguished Alumnus, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA (1978)

Memberships:
Fellow, John Simon Guggenheim Foundation (1966); Fellow, IEEE; Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science; Fellow, American Physical Society; NAE; American Association of University Professors; International Award Committee, Global Energy International; American Association of Physics Teachers; American Nuclear Society; National Press Club; Capital Hill Club; Tau Beta Pi; Sigma Xi

Family:
Son of Alvin Stevens Trivelpiece; Mae (Hughes) Trivelpiece
Married Shirley Ann Ross (3/23/1953, Deceased 4/26/2009)
Children: Craig Evan; Steve Edward; Keith Eric

Email:
awt511@cox.net

Biography Sources:
Who’s Who in America – 2016, 70th Edition (pub. 2016)
Who’s Who in America – 2015, 69th Edition (pub. 2014)
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