About Ken Barat

Ken is the former LSO for Lawrence Berkeley Nat Lab and the National Ignition Facility Directorate, at Lawrence Livermore Nat. Lab.. He is chair of the ANSI Z136.8 Committee, Laser Safety in Research.

Author of three published text books

Executive Director of the first 7 DOE LSO Workshops

Author of numerous laser safety articles in Photonics Spectra and other laser journals & magazine

Winner of several awards in Laser Safety (Rockwell Awards, DOE , Tim Renner Award, LBNL Mentor of the year twice)

Laser Institute of America Fellow

IEEE Senior Member

SPIE Senior Member

OSA Distinguish Speaker