Retired President of General Atomics and Past Director of Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory
Areas of Interest:
national defense policy, energy policy, science policy, public education
Agnew is Retired President of General Atomics and Past Director of Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory. He was Science Advisor to the Supreme Allied Commander in Europe, 1961-64 and a New Mexico State Senator, 1955-61.
Agnew was a member of the review panel for California's Public Interest Energy Research Program, 1998-2001. Agnew's honors and awards include recipient of the Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award, 1966 and the Enrico Fermi Award, 1978. He is an elected member of the National Academy of Science and the National Academy of Engineering. Agnew is also a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences.