Adam Schwartz

Adam Schwartz took over as director of the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory on June 2. He is the fifth director to lead the lab since it was established in 1947.

Schwartz previously served as a division leader at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, Calif. He also coordinated LLNL's projects for the Critical Materials Institute, a USDOE energy innovation hub led by the Ames Lab.

Schwartz succeeds Alex King, who stepped down to lead the Critical Materials Institute. Schwartz's office is in 105 TASF (Technical and Administrative Services Facility). You can reach him by phone (4-2770) or email (director@ameslab.gov). Photo by Bob Elbert.