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SAIC APPOINTS FORMER LOS ALAMOS LABORATORY DIRECTOR AS EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT

 SAN DIEGO, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corp. announced the appointment of Donald M. Kerr as executive vice president. Kerr will be responsible for the Science and Technology Segment of the high-tech company, which has total annual revenues of about $1.5 billion.
 The segment, which comprises about half of the total company, focuses on high technology applications for energy, environmental and military business areas.
 Prior to joining SAIC, Kerr was a scholar in residence at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. Until September 1992, he served as president and a director of EG&G Inc.
 Beginning in 1979, Kerr was director of the University of California's Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico for six years. He also worked at Los Alamos between 1966 and 1976 conducting and leading research in high altitude weapons effects, nuclear test detection, weapons diagnostics, ionospheric physics and alternate energy programs. Between 1976 and 1979 he served with the U.S. Department of Energy first in Las Vegas as deputy manager of the DOE Nevada Operations Office, and then in Washington as deputy assistant secretary and acting secretary for defense programs and later for energy technology. He received the DOE Outstanding Service Award in 1979.
 A native of Philadelphia, Kerr received his bachelor's degree in electrical engineering and his master's from Cornell University. He earned a doctorate in plasma physics and microwave electronics also from Cornell in 1966. Kerr has published more than 50 articles and books on plasma physics, microwave electronics, ionospheric physics, energy and national security.
 Based in San Diego, SAIC provides high-technology services and products for government and the private sector in the areas of national security, energy, environment, health and systems integration. SAIC has about 15,000 employees in more than 250 locations worldwide.
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