Born to Joseph Shipman Bowles and Mary Virginia (Belle) Bowles in Denver, CO.
Earns a Bachelor of Science in physics and mathematics, with a minor in German, from the University of Colorado.
Earns a Doctor of Philosophy in physics from Princeton University.
Is a staff member within the Los Alamos National Laboratory and continues in this role.
Marries Jeanne Marie Smith on May 30.
Serves as chairman of the postdoctoral committee of the Los Alamos National Laboratory until 1991.
Teaches as an affiliate professor within the physics department of the University of Washington and continues in this role.
Serves as the nuclear physics program manager at the Los Alamos National Laboratory until 2004.
Works as a chief science officer at the Los Alamos National Laboratory until 2006.
Becomes a chief scientist at the Los Alamos National Laboratory.
Works as a science advisor for New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson until 2010.
Serves as the chief executive officer and board chair of the New Mexico Computing Applications Center and presently maintains this role.
Is named New Mexico Energy Executive by the New Mexico Association of Energy Engineers.
Is named the New Mexico Nonprofit Titan of Information Technology.
Receives the New Mexico Climate Change Leadership Institute Innovation Award.
Serves as vice-chair of the United States and Mexico Foundation for Science and continues in this role.