Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen is the CEO and President of AUI, which manages and operates large R&D facilities for the U.S. government, including the NSF’s National Radio Astronomy Observatory. He served as the Deputy Under Secretary for Science and Energy at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) under the Obama administration, where he oversaw basic science, applied energy research, technology development, and deployment efforts, including the stewardship of 13 of the 17 DOE National Laboratories and several large international projects. Previously, he served for 25 years in various positions at the National Labs, primarily Argonne and Princeton. Dr. Cohen started his career serving as a submarine officer in the U.S. Navy. In addition to his role at AUI, Dr. Cohen serves as a Senior Associate with the Center for Strategic and International Studies Energy and National Security Program.