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Federal agency administrator , physicist

Allan Richard Hoffman, American federal agency administrator, physicist. Achievements include work as leading advisory for renewable energy. Recipient Federal Leadership award American Wind Energy Association, 1997, Educational Leadership award World Renewable Energy Congress, 1998. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Physical Society; member Federation American Scientists.

Background

Hoffman, Allan Richard was born on May 31, 1937 in New York City. Son of Anselm and Sarah (Borah) Hoffman.

Education

Bachelor in Engrig. Physics, Cornell University, 1959. Master in Physics, University Illinois, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, Brown University, 1967.

Career

Assistant professor physcis University Massachusetts, Amherst, 1968-1974. Staff scientist United States Senate Commerce Committee, Washington, 1974-1978. Director Advanced Energy Systems Division United States Department Energy, 1978-1979, deputy assistant secretary Office Utility Technologies, since 1991.

Assistant director Industrial Programs Mellon Institute, Roslyn, Virginia, 1979-1981. Executive director National Academy of Sciences, Washington, 1982-1990. Consultant Office Technology, United States Congress, Washington, 1982.

Speaker numerous presentations.

Achievements

  • Achievements include work as leading advisory for renewable energy.

Membership

Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Physical Society. Member Federation American Scientists.

Connections

Married Gloria Louise (Appel) H., February 1, 1959 (divorced May, 1983.). Children: Cheryl Hoffman Yanuck, Stuart Warren Hoffman. Married Yvonne Irvine Hoffman, November 25, 1983.

father:
Anselm Hoffman

mother:
Sarah (Borah) Hoffman

spouses:
Gloria Louise

Yvonne Irvine Hoffman

children:
Cheryl Hoffman Yanuck Hoffman

Stuart Warren Hoffman