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Robert Rosner

Professor, Astronomy & Astrophysics, University of Chicago
Robert Rosner is a theoretical physicist who has been on the faculty of the University of Chicago since 1987. He served as Argonne National Laboratory’s chief scientist and associate laboratory director for physical, biological and computational sciences from 2002 to 2005, and was Argonne’s laboratory director from 2005 to 2009. Recently, Rosner’s research has increasingly turned to energy technologies and to the public policy issues that relate to the development and deployment of various energy production and consumption technologies, including nuclear energy, the electrification of transport and energy use in urban environments.