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September 18, 2018
Herman Hollerith and his electronic tabulating machine.
Then and Now: Computing Power
From punchcards to supercomputers and HPC, computing has come a long way.
September 14, 2018
Y-12 National Security Campus’s “Building Partnerships for a Sustainable Future” Strategic Partnerships for Sustainability Award winners (from left) Gene Sievers, Tim Hutson, Nathan Wallace, Bud Slaven,  Jason Phillips, Don Peters,  Joe Duncan,  Halen Phi
DOE honors sustainability pioneers throughout NNSA labs and sites
Innovative thinkers across the Nuclear Security Enterprise were recently recognized for their outstanding contributions in sustainability.
September 14, 2018
Dr. Fred Harper of Brookhaven National Lab working with Indian counterparts during the field exercise portion of the workshop
NNSA leads technical exchange for Government of India on dirty bomb response
NNSA emergency response experts traveled to India to lead a workshop exploring a scenario involving a “dirty bomb”, or radiological dispersal device
September 11, 2018
Livermore Field Office Manager Peter Rodrik delivers Rodriguez a citation from NNSA Administrator Lisa Gordon-Hagerty for his quick thinking during an incident in May.
NNSA recognizes LLNL security police officer with award for his quick thinking
NNSA Administrator Lisa Gordon-Hagerty recognized LLNL Security Police Officer Michael Rodriguez for his quick thinking during an incident in May.
September 10, 2018
Brandon Charles Bielhy, Contractor Emergency Manager for the Department of Energy Headquarters Emergency Management Team.
Preparedness Profile: Brandon Charles Bielhy
Brandon Charles Bielhy, Contractor Emergency Manager for the Department of Energy Headquarters Emergency Management Team
September 10, 2018
John Crapo, Deputy Program Manager, Consequence Management Program, Office of Nuclear Incident Response.
Preparedness Profile: John Crapo
Meet John Crapo, Deputy Program Manager, Consequence Management Program, Office of Nuclear Incident Response.
September 10, 2018
William Bruce Carrier III
Preparedness Profile: Will Carrier
Meet William Bruce Carrier III, Headquarters Protective Force.
September 10, 2018
Students from Prairie View A&M University and Tennessee State University discuss the group project.
Summer computational modeling workshop enriches minority students’ education
Prairie View A&M and Tennessee State University students spent two weeks exploring the digital world while learning from National Labs scientists.
September 5, 2018
Alex Breckel, Policy Analyst for the Department of Energy’s Office of Policy
Preparedness Profile: Alex Breckel
National Preparedness Month is a chance to highlight a few of the dedicated members of DOE and NNSA who make their living expecting the unexpected
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 31, 2018
Japanese public safety team members plan out an evacuation route in the offsite center during the exercise.
NNSA sits in on international exercise with an extra challenge
NNSA emergency response experts had a front-row seat to Japan’s annual full-scale Nuclear Disaster Preparedness Drill, held August 25 to 26 near Kyoto
August 29, 2018
NNSA Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hargerty and U.S. Navy Vice Adm. David Kriete
NNSA Administrator recognizes Deputy Commander at U.S. Strategic Command
The NNSA Administrator recognized Navy Vice Adm. David Kriete of U.S. Strategic Command for his work on the 2018 Nuclear Posture Review.
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 24, 2018
Volunteers organize backpacks
Sandia/California rallies to deliver a record 202 backpacks to children of military families
For the fifth year in a row, Sandia Labs in California has rallied to give children of local military families a stellar start to the school year.
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 17, 2018
Brig. Gen. Ron Allen is the Principal Assistant Deputy Administrator for Military Application in the NNSA Office of Defense Programs.
NNSA’s Office of Defense Programs welcomes new leader for military application
U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Ron Allen joins NNSA as Principal Assistant Deputy Administrator for Military Application in the Office of Defense Programs.
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.
August 15, 2018
Col. Theodore Breuker, commander of security forces at Kirtland Air Force Base in Albuquerque, left, and Robert Suminsby, manager of the OST Office of Mission Operations, listen to an OST federal agent describe equipment used by agents.
Office of Secure Transportation opens its doors
Open house at NNSA's Office of Secure Transportation’s aviation hangar on Kirtland Air Force Base gives security forces a behind-the-scenes look.
August 13, 2018
Dr. Njema Frazier speaks at 45th International Conference on Plasma Science
NNSA physicist at the forefront of plasma research
The Director of the Office of Experimental Science, Dr. Njema Frazier, recently attended the 45th International Conference on Plasma Science in Denver
August 7, 2018
Participants in the Ingestion Pathway Exercise discuss techniques and approaches for a coordinated emergency response during refresher course in Alabama.
NNSA and partners from Alabama, Florida, and Georgia practice what they would do in case of radiological emergency
NNSA hosted emergency preparedness personnel from Alabama, Florida and Georgia in a workshop to improve readiness for a nuclear power plant accident.
August 6, 2018
NNSA Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty and Stephen Lovegrove cut the ribbon on the U.S.-U.K. Mutual Defense Agreement 60th Anniversary commemorative exhibit at DOE headquarters in Washington, D.C.
United States and United Kingdom celebrate 60th anniversary of Mutual Defense Agreement
The United States and United Kingdom celebrated the 60th anniversary of their Mutual Defense Agreement.
August 1, 2018
Capt. Owen Travis and Deputy Administrator for Naval Reactors Adm. James Frank Caldwell Jr.
NNSA employee salute: thank you for your service
NNSA says goodbye to four dedicated team members
July 30, 2018
NNSA’s 2018 Mid-level Leadership Development Class visits the Nevada Field Office.
Mid-level Leadership Development Program hits the ground running
New NNSA Mid-level Leadership Development Program participants began their journey to reach their top potential and get the most out their careers.
July 24, 2018
NNSA's Laboratory Residency Graduate Fellowship inaugural class
New fellowship brings Ph.D. students into National Laboratories for career-launching opportunity
Four doctoral candidates from prestigious universities have officially come aboard as the first Laboratory Residency Graduate Fellowship.
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.