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Gary Porter, PhD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Porter has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the field of physics

He dedicated his career to the Lawrence Livermore National Lab, which exists to ensure the safety, security, and reliability of the nation's nuclear deterrent.

    LIVERMORE, CA, January 24, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Gary Porter, PhD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Porter celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

An award-winning physicist acclaimed for his achievements in the scientific field, Dr. Porter celebrates a career that spanned 38 years. Retired in 2004, he dedicated his career to the Lawrence Livermore National Lab, which exists to ensure the safety, security, and reliability of the nation's nuclear deterrent. In his role, he contributed to the company's mission to strengthen the United States' security through development and application of world-class science and technology. In addition to his work at the lab, Dr. Porter served as a member of the divertor physics expert group for the Tokamak Experimental Reactor in Garching, Germany, from 1993 to 2000. He also volunteered at local schools in the region to teach science classes and serve as a special guest for lectures on physics.

To prepare for his career, Dr. Porter earned a PhD from Pennsylvania State University. As he established his reputation of excellence, he became involved with the American Physical Society to further develop his skills while deepening his practical knowledge. Dr. Porter's greatest achievement in his career includes achieving patents for guidance schemes for charged pellets for fusion. Considered an expert in his field, Dr. Porter has contributed many articles to scientific journals.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Gary Porter, PhD, has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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