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Ernest Moniz
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13th United States Secretary of Energy
Assumed office
May 21, 2013
President Barack Obama
Deputy Daniel Poneman (2013-2014)
Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall
(2014-present)
Preceded by

Steven Chu

Daniel Poneman (Acting)
Succeeded by Rick Perry
(designate)
Personal details
Born
Ernest Jeffrey Moniz

December 22, 1944 (1944-12-22) (ageĀ 75)
Fall River, Massachusetts, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Naomi Moniz
Alma mater Boston College
Stanford University

Ernest Jeffrey Moniz GCIH (born December 22, 1944) is an American nuclear physicist. He is the United States Secretary of Energy, serving under U.S. President Barack Obama since May 2013.


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