Luis Alvarez

Alvarez, Luis


Born June 13, 1911, in San Francisco. American physicist. Graduated from the University of Chicago in 1932.

Alvarez has been a professor at the University of California since 1945. From 1940 to 1943 he worked at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and during 1944–45 at Los Alamos Laboratory. His scientific work has been done in the areas of radar, accelerator technology, and elementary particle physics. He directed construction of the first large bubble chamber and the drift-tube linear accelerator at Berkeley. He received a Nobel Prize in 1968 for his work in elementary particle physics.

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Luis Alvarez, CEO, BT Global Services, said: We are proud to work with Etihad Airways for the first phase of its Global Contact Centre Virtualisation project and to be a provider of their global customer experience platform.
Dolores is survived by her loving daughters, Darlene Corbett-Hyjek and her husband Steven of Holden, and Maureen England and her husband Mark of Worcester; a sister, Tina Lungari of Weymouth; two granddaughters, Jylliane Alvarez and her husband Jose Luis Alvarez, and Kristina England; a great grandson, Josef Alvarez; her precious yorkie, Biscuit; nephews and nieces.
BT is involved in a number of IFB events over its seven-week duration including: the British Business Embassy/UKTI opening event; the Global Economic Forum, where Sir Mike Rake and Luis Alvarez will be speaking; the BT Global City Leaders' Summit, when more than 400 city leaders and mayors from around the world will agree a manifesto for growth, and which includes a speech by Gavin Patterson; and Accelerate2014, which celebrates entrepreneurial and SME success.
Luis Alvarez, general manager (GM) of Aluma Systems, has been appointed GM of Harsco Infrastructure in UAE.
Thousands of spectators including diplomats, academicians,designers and some famous personalities from all walks of life thronged the Jaipur Polo Grounds to witness the finals, including Naveen Jindal, Member of Parliament; eminent lawyer Pinky Anand; Luis Alvarez, Attache, Embassy of Spain and others.
Luis Alvarez, CEO of BT Global Services, said: "In 2010 we launched our first phase of investments to accelerate our expansion in Asia Pacific.
In the Round of 32, Talukdar faces Luis Alvarez of Mexico while Rai and Kapil will be up against Xing Yu of China and Simon Nesemann of Germany respectively.
Luis Alvarez of BT Global Services said: "Whether it's in the branch or through remote channels such as mobile banking, the technology now exists for organisations to connect their customers to the right people and the right information in a seamless, cost-effective way.
Speakers at the report's launch, included Luis Alvarez Soto, Costa Rica's Vice Minister of Economy, Industry and Commerce; Ambassador Carmen Bujn Freire, Permanent Representative of Spain to UNIDO; Jan Wouters, Director of the Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies; and Wilfried Luetkenhorst, Managing Director at UNIDO.
BT has announced that Luis Alvarez is to become CEO, BT Global Services from October 1 this year, taking over from Jeff Kelly who will be returning to the US after three years in the role.
Luis Alvarez Satorre, president, BT Europe, Middle East, Africa and Latin America, said the company would expand its regional network capability, develop a larger telecoms portfolio and bring regional headcount to 400 people with Dubai serving as the company's hub in the region.
This is a growing region where we see great opportunities in terms of growth," said Luis Alvarez Satorre, BT's president of global services for EMEA [Europe, Middle East and Africa] and Latin America.