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Jeff Williams

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STUART-23, MATTHEW-14, DAPHNE-8 

B.S., M.S. MECHANICAL ENGINEERING, UNIV. OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS  

13 YEARS LAWRENCE LIVERMORE NATIONAL LAB; PRESENTLY SPECTRA-PHYSICS, INC.  

PHOTOGRAPHY, SNOW SKIING, RUNNING, STEAM TRAINS.  

WORKING ON THE DESIGN AND BUILDING OF NOVA, THE WORLD'S MOST POWERFUL LASER AT LAWRENCE LIVERMORE. 

GOING BACK TO COLLEGE AFTER DROPPING OUT FOR 8 YEARS AND GETTING MY DEGREES  

ALASKA, CANADA, CENTRAL AMERICA, FRANCE. 

EUROPEAN AND HAWAIIAN TRAVEL. HOPE TO DESIGN AND BUILD MY OWN HOUSE. 

20+ (due to two ex-wives who both REALLY liked to move!) 

Davis, CA 

UC Berkeley, UC Davis, BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering 

No 

Livermore City Councilmember - cool but VERY challenging 

Mechanical Engineer. I've been fortunate to have worked on a wide variety of cutting-edge technology development projects, many in the energy, laser and optic fields, many times interacting with partners in Japan, France and most parts of the US. 

Yes 

July 1, 2007 

Three children, ages 38, 45, 54 

One grandchild, aged 2. Two step-grandchildren, aged 8 and 24. 

None 

Canada, Mexico, Bahamas, Great Britain, Netherlands, France, Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Morocco, Guatemala, Ecuador, Chile, Japan, China, Mongolia. Does Iceland count if we only stopped to refuel and never got off the airplane? 

Southern end of Chile or maybe Mongolia 

Being a father and grandfather. Holding my children and grandchild as newborns. Falling in love late in life. 

Earning a BS and MS from the University of California while working and supporting a family. Being the sucessful leader of a very large technical organization (1200 people). Getting elected to Livermore City Council. 

I would have met my sweetheart Ann 45 years ago. I would have finished my formal education sooner (it took 18 years after Campolindo) 

The easiest problems to solve are the ones you can solve with money. The rest are a LOT more difficult.