DR. THOMAS BOWLES

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Council Member and U.S. Chair for Technology Commercialization

MUSEIC (Mexico-U.S. Entrepreneurship and Innovation Council)

Bowles serves as the CEO and Chairman of the Board of NMCAC. As science advisor, he is responsible for providing advice to the Governor on science and technology issues, integrating S&T activities across NM, and for working with the national laboratories, universities, and industry in New Mexico to couple advances in S&T into the public sector.

Bowles previously served as Chief Science Officer of Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) where he had oversight of all the science and technology efforts including institutional computing. He also has a distinguished scientific career leading international collaborations in neutrino astrophysics and fundamental symmetries. He is a Fellow of LANL, the American Physical Society, the American Association for the Advancement of Science and is an affiliate professor at the University of Washington. Bowles received a B.S. from the University of Colorado and a Ph.D. from Princeton University.