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February 13, 2019
NNSA Graduate Fellow Juliette Bronchtein
Graduate Fellow Feature: Juliette Bronchtein
Juliette Bronchtein is part of the NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program, a unique opportunity for recent graduates to join the Nuclear Security Enterprise
February 7, 2019
A graphic used at the job fair for the whole of the Nuclear Security Enterprise.
The Nuclear Security Enterprise is hiring!
An estimated 1,700 candidates attended the first-ever NNSA-wide job fair in Arlington, Virginia.
February 5, 2019
NNSA launches enterprise recruitment initiative with its contractor partners at job fair in National Capital Region
Throngs of job seekers braved frigid temperatures in Arlington, Virginia, Jan. 31 for a chance to work in the Nuclear Security Enterprise.
January 17, 2019
NNSA grants $50 million to university consortia supporting nonproliferation research and development
NNSA announced grants totaling $50 million to two university consortia as part of a nonproliferation research and development effort.
January 15, 2019
NNSA Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty addresses the workforce at an All Hands meeting
NNSA Administrator highlights 2018 achievements and looks to the future at end-of-year All Hands
NNSA Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty addressed the federal workforce at an All Hands meeting last month at DOE headquarters in Washington.
January 2, 2019
Dr. Karen Ventura, a NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program Fellow in the Office of Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation
Graduate Fellow Feature: Dr. Karen Ventura
Dr. Karen Ventura is part of the NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program, a unique opportunity for recent graduates to join the Nuclear Security Enterprise.
December 19, 2018
NNSA Continues Source Physics Experiment Series in Nevada
NNSA today completed the second underground, chemical explosion in the second phase of the Source Physics Experiment.
December 13, 2018
Adriana Sweet of the University of California, Berkeley, presents her research to an NSSC audience during the fall workshop at Sandia National Laboratories in California.
Academic consortium takes learning about nuclear science on the road
The Nuclear Science and Security Consortium -- a consortium of eight universities -- took their mission on the road to reach a broader audience.
December 7, 2018
NNSA Removes All Highly Enriched Uranium from Nigeria
Working with NNSA, Nigeria, China, and the International Atomic Energy Agency repatriated more than one kilogram of highly enriched uranium.
November 5, 2018
NNSA and partners discuss the benefits and challenges of securing radiological materials.
NNSA continues outreach to state and local authorities on radiological security with meeting in Boston
The NNSA Office of Radiological Security brought many of its partners together for the East Coast Radiological Security Leaders Meeting
November 1, 2018
NNSA’s Annual Reports on Stockpile Stewardship, Nuclear Nonproliferation Delivered to Congress
NNSA releases Stockpile Stewardship and Nuclear Nonproliferation reports.
October 19, 2018
How NNSA uses gamma rays to complete its missions
Gamma Rays: They're small but mighty
How does NNSA use gamma rays to fulfill its missions?
October 15, 2018
The spectrum of NNSA work
Wide-ranging research at NNSA spans the spectrum
At NNSA’s National Laboratories and sites, research supporting our vital nuclear security missions spans the entire electromagnetic spectrum.
October 5, 2018
NNSA trained more than 250 law enforcement personnel what to do in case of radioactive material theft.
NNSA provides emergency response training at Bay Area’s Urban Shield 2018
NNSA trained 250 San Francisco Bay Bay Area emergency responders how respond to an attempted theft of radioactive sources.
September 25, 2018
Participants learn how to use the Active Well Coincidence Counter, an IAEA inspection tool, to measure uranium at Los Alamos National Laboratory in July.
Training preps countries for nuclear material measurements and bolsters nonproliferation network
NNSA provided basic training to nearly a dozen African and Asian countries on measuring and characterizing nuclear materials at Los Alamos.
September 24, 2018
By analyzing certain characteristics of an online form required for all exports, NNSA has developed "fingerprints" for dual-use goods, which allows authorities to focus on likely items.
NNSA develops ‘fingerprinting’ technique for exports to keep WMD building blocks out of the wrong hands
NNSA works with experts to keep adversaries from illicitly acquiring dual-use goods.
September 19, 2018
Participants of the U.S.-Japan Nuclear Security Working Group met in Tokyo to discuss cooperative efforts on nuclear security.
U.S.-Japan working group focuses on strengthening security of nuclear materials
NNSA participated in the ninth meeting of the United States-Japan Nuclear Security Working Group in Tokyo on Aug. 30.
September 4, 2018
WSU student Jacqueline Reeve assembles an apparatus that bends the metal filament to hold samples for thermal ionization mass spectrometer analysis at PNNL.
Interns make a big difference with some very small creations at PNNL
PNNL turned to teams of Washington State University engineering and materials science students to design and fabricate safeguards equipment.
August 28, 2018
Asia Pacific Island officials signal their approval at a July workshop where they joined safeguards experts from the U.S., Indonesia, Singapore, and the IAEA in Jakarta.
NNSA promotes awareness about nuclear safeguards in Pacific region
NNSA and Indonesia hosted a workshop in Jakarta to increase awareness among Asia Pacific countries about IAEA safeguards agreements.
August 17, 2018
NNSA and Georgetown University Hospital partner to remove radioactive Cs-137 irradiator
NNSA and Medstar Georgetown University Hospital worked to remove a cesium-137 blood irradiator and replace it with an X-ray irradiator.
August 16, 2018
U.S. Ambassador to Argentina Edward C. Prado welcomed participants to the Embassy Residence on the opening night of the National Safeguards Inspections Regional Workshop in Buenos Aires in June 2018.
NNSA and Argentina partner to strengthen nuclear safeguards
NNSA and Argentina co-hosted a National Safeguards Inspections Regional Workshop in Buenos Aires.
July 23, 2018
Workers prepare a shipment in Y-12 National Security Complex’s new NBL Center. The center provides special nuclear certified reference samples internationally.
Y-12 extends nuclear expertise by housing certified reference materials used around the world
Y-12 National Security Complex adds housing the nation’s certified reference samples to its responsibilities.
July 20, 2018
NNSA begins second phase of Source Physics Experiment in Nevada
NNSA completed the first underground, chemical explosion in the second phase of the Source Physics Experiment to detect underground nuclear explosions
July 18, 2018
An NNSA team recovers a cesium-137 self-shielded irradiator from a hospital in Houston while using a 435-B Type B container.
NNSA funds innovation in radiological security transport containers
NNSA's Office of Radiological Security funded a type of radiation transport canister -- Type B -- and used it for the first time in March.
July 5, 2018
Consortia program directors present NNSA Administrator Ms. Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty with a plaque signed by students for NNSA’s support of university research and education programs in nuclear security and nonproliferation.
NNSA taps into university consortia to advance nuclear science
NNSA funds three university consortia to advance R & D in nuclear security, nonproliferation, and treaty-compliance monitoring.