Secretary Chu to Present 2009 Ernest Orlando Lawrence Awards

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For Immediate Release:
Tuesday, April 27, 2010

WASHINGTON, DC – US Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu will present the 2009 Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award on Wednesday, April 28, 2010. Secretary Chu will be joined by Under Secretary for Science Dr. Steve Koonin and Director of the Office of Science Dr. William Brinkman in honorning this year’s awardees.

The Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award honors scientists and engineers at mid-career for exceptional contributions in research and development that support the Department of Energy and its mission to advance the national, economic and energy security of the United States. The award consists of a gold medal, a citation and an honorarium of $50,000.

2009 Ernest Orlando Lawrence Awards


Secretary of Energy Steven Chu


2009 Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award Ceremony


Wednesday, April 28, 2010
4:00 PM ET
National Academy of Sciences
2101 Constitution Avenue, NW
(2100 C Street, NW entrance)
Washington, DC

For more information about the Ernest Orlando Lawrence Awards and the 2009 recipients visit: /lawrence/award-laureates

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