24
October 2019
Past Event
What the Scientific & Business Communities Expect from the Most Powerful Laser in the World

What the Scientific & Business Communities Expect from the Most Powerful Laser in the World

Past Event
Hudson Institute, Washington, D.C. Headquarters
October 24, 2019
Photo by ELI-NP
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Photo by ELI-NP
24
October 2019
Past Event

1201 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Suite 400
Washington, DC 20004

Speakers:
John Walters

COO, Hudson Institute

George Maior

Romanian Ambassador to the U.S.

Hans Klemm

US Ambassador to Romania

Seth Cropsey

President, Yorktown Institute

Prof. Nicolae Victor Zamfir

Director General, “Horia Hulubei” National Institute for Physics and Nuclear Engineering (IFIN-HH), Director of the Project Extreme Light Infrastructure – Nuclear Physics (ELI-NP)

Prof. Kazuo Tanaka

Scientific Director, ELI-NP

Dr. Ioan Dancus

ELI-NP High Power laser System

Dr. Michael Feser

CEO Lyncean Technologies Inc. (Fremont, CA) VEGA Versatile Energy Gamma-ray System

Dr. Ionel Andrei

Quality and Oversight Director ELI-NP – Technical and scientific impact of ELI-NP

Prof. Richard Casten

Yale University: ELI-NP Scientific Program from the perspective of the International Scientific Advisory Board

Dragos Seuleanu

ELI-NP, Director Technological Transfer Office

Ambassador Marcia Bernicat

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, U.S. Department of State

Dr. Robert Cauble

Director of the JUPITER laser facility at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Dr. Daniel Gordon

Senior Scientist, Naval Research Laboratory

Prof. Douglass Schumacher

Ohio State University

Prof. Joao Lima

Johns Hopkins University, Director of Cardiovascular Imaging, The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Prof. Moshe Gai

University of Connecticut

Hudson Institute, in partnership with the Extreme Light Infrastructure-Nuclear Physics (ELI-NP) project in Romania, will host a conference to discuss ground-breaking research being conducted at ELI-NP to develop the world's most advanced laser. Leading experts from the U.S. and Romania will discuss the applications of the laser in a variety of scientific, defense, and medical fields and the importance of international cooperation in scientific research.

ELI-NP’s high-powered laser is the most powerful operational laser in the world. It is the culmination of years of work by a dedicated international team. Their research holds the potential for significant advances in a variety of fields including nuclear waste disposal, dark matter research, and chemotherapy. Additionally, the technology possesses defense applications including the management of nuclear weapon stockpiles.

**NOTE: This event is open to the press. All members of the media should RSVP to press@hudson.org.**

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