Karl van Bibber performed his B.S. and Ph.D. studies at MIT, and postdoctoral research at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. After serving on the Stanford faculty, in 1985 he joined Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory where he founded and led the High Energy Physics & Accelerator Technology Group. Beginning in 2001, he served as Chief Scientist for the Physics & Space Technology Directorate, and Deputy Director of the Laboratory Science and Technology Office. In January 2009, he became Vice President and Dean of Research at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA. He is co-spokesperson for the Axion Dark Matter eXperiment (ADMX), with Prof. Leslie Rosenberg of the University of Washington.