Thomas (Thom) Mason is the President and CEO of Triad National Security, LLC and the director designate of Los Alamos National Laboratory. A condensed matter physicist, he previously served as the director of Oak Ridge National Laboratory from 2007-2017, and as Senior Vice President for Global Laboratory Operations at Battelle. He was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia to a geophysicist father and a biochemist mother. He went on to to get an undergraduate degree in physics from Dalhousie University in Halifax, and a PhD at McMaster University.
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William Sturm (1918-1999) was an American physicist. William Sturm was a graduate student at the University of Chicago when he was recruited to the Manhattan Project.