Short Course Instructors
| Allen Riddle
Allen Riddle is a senior engineer at the National Ignition Facility at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory with 15 years experience in and around vacuum systems. He currently oversees several unique pumping systems and over 20 vessels at NIF and currently leads the facility design team. Previous experiences include 5 years at Sandia National Laboratory at the Z-facility and running the Thermal Vacuum Lab which conducted multi-week satellite tests and operated several bakeout chambers. Graduated with a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2001 from Brigham Young University.