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Los Alamos National Laboratory

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The Fellows, recognized for their extraordinary career contributions, serve as advisors and mentors at all levels of the Laboratory


  • Coordinator
  • Manvendra Dubey
  • Earth System Observations
  • (505) 665-3128
  • Email
  • Past Coordinator
  • David S. Moore
  • Shock and Detonation Physics
  • (505) 667-6372
  • Email
  • Deputy Coordinator
  • Steven Elliott
  • Neutron Science & Technology
  • (505) 665-0068
  • Email
  • Secretary
  • John Gordon
  • Inorganic Isotope & Actinide Chemistry
  • (505) 665-6962
  • Email
  • Fellows Emeritus Advisor
  • Cheryl Kuske
  • Bioenergy and Biome Sciences
  • (505) 665-4800
  • Email

Who are the Fellows?

The Laboratory Fellows organization was established in 1981 and is made up of technical staff members who have been appointed by the Director to the rank of Fellow in recognition of sustained outstanding contributions and exceptional promise for continued professional achievement.

Burns receives ACS Francis P. Garvan‒John M. Olin Medal


Carol Burns (pictured above), executive officer for the Deputy Director for Science, Technology & Engineering (DDSTE), was selected as the recipient of the 2021 American Chemical Society’s (ACS) Francis P. GarvanJohn M. Olin Medal. Read the full article here >>

2019 Fellows


From top left, Brian Albright, Patrick Chain, Dana Dattelbaum, Michael Hamada,
Anna Hayes-Sterbenz, Michael Prime and Laura Smilowitz are 2019 Lab Fellows.

View Fellows Nomination Procedures in the Link Below:
Fellows Nomination Procedures

Questions can be directed to Melissa Robinson of the Science Resource Office, mrobinson@lanl.gov, 667-8152.

Important Message:

LANL Fellows’ Perspective in Time of COVID-19>> May 14


The Los Alamos Scientific Community mourns the loss of Climate Modeling Scientist Robert Charles Malone:


Upcoming Fellows Meeting:

Monday, September 14th, 2020


Guest Speaker: Irene Qualters, ALD for Simulation and Computation

 Please keep watching for updates on LANL guidance on COVID-19.