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A superb manager with a quiet and self-effacing demeanor, Roger Batzel presided over a period of unprecedented growth and technical diversification at Lawrence Livermore.
Roger Batzel's support of Livermore's relatively new biomedical research program led to its growth into a major contributor to the worldwide Human Genome Project.
Under Roger Batzel's leadership, the Laboratory championed numerous long-term, innovative alternative energy technologies to help address challenges not unlike those we are facing today.
Roger Batzel's knowledge of the U.S. weapons program and his much-trusted professional judgment served the Laboratory and the nation well as arms control and deterrence emerged as national priorities.
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