Edward Moses is the President of Longview Consulting, specializing in advising high technology companies in technical, systems engineering, and management issues. His experience includes being:
President of the Giant Magellan Telescope Organization responsible for designing and building the world’s largest aperture visible and infrared telescope.
Director of the UC Berkeley Center for Fusion Energy Science and Applications
Principal Associate Director at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) for the National Ignition
Facility (NIF) and Photon Science Directorate. As leader of the NIF Directorate, he was responsible for completing construction and activation of the NIF, the largest laser facility in the world, and transforming it into an international user facility
Director of the National Ignition Campaign to study High Energy Density science, including laboratory astrophysics and laboratory planetary physics, studying materials under extreme temperature and pressure conditions, strategic missions, and fusion energy.
Responsible for the development of high-average-power lasers, short-pulse lasers and high-average-power gamma ray sources.
Program Manager in Physics Directorate for the Peregrine Program to develop and license advanced computational techniques for the radiation treatment of cancer
Director in Physics Directorate for Program Development to develop a strategic vision and detailed program plans for the spectrum of activities in space technology, material science, nuclear physics, high-energy physics and high-energy-density science.
Executive Vice President of Advanced Technology Application’s, Inc. to develop advanced concepts and product development plans for technology products and systems for private industry and government programs.
Education: Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Cornell University.
Memberships: Member of National Academy of Engineering, a Fellow of SPIE, a Fellow of AAAS, and a Member of the California Council on Science and Technology
Awards: Project Management Institute award for 2010 Project of the Year, Thomas Jefferson Award for Educational Outreach, Edward Teller Medal for “leadership in the development and completion of the National Ignition Facility”, Fusion Power Associates Leadership Award, The Memorial D. S. Rozhdestvensky Medal for Lifetime Contributions to Lasers and Optical Sciences, NNSA Defense Programs Award of Excellence for Significant Contribution to Stockpile Stewardship Program, and the R&D 100 Award for the PEREGRINE Project
Publications: Numerous publications, presentations and briefings on physics, computational physics, lasers and optics, technology, systems integration and systems engineering, inertial fusion energy.
Patents: in lasers, optics, fusion energy and radiation health physics.
Reviews: Managed and participated in reviews of other major projects for University of California and National Science Foundation and other international identities.
Educational Outreach: Large number of talks to school audiences, summer students, university audiences, American Junior Academy of Sciences, other national labs and many civic organizations on laboratory science and technology and engineering and numerous presentations on project and program management to all levels of government and private industry.