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March 8, 2018
1959: Betty Carrell became the first female mechanical engineer among 350 peers at Sandia National Laboratories' California site.
Wonderful women of yesteryear
Before there was an NNSA, there was a workforce dedicated to nationwide nuclear security. A look back at some fantastic females of nuclear security.
March 7, 2018
OST Vulnerability Analysis Team, left to right, Chad Ouellette and Jeff Beck of OST; and Derek Farr and Charles Hedrick of Sandia National Laboratories. Not pictured: Scott Rogers and Carlos Montanez of OST.
Office of Secure Transportation teams receive kudos
Employees from NNSA's Office of Secure Transportation were recently presented with Defense Programs Awards of Excellence.
March 7, 2018
Fellows intently listen to what the National Laboratories have to offer
Fellows look to the future
Graduate students interested in a career in nuclear security should look into the NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program (NGFP).
March 6, 2018
Sandia National Laboratories researchers Giulio Borghesi, left, Jackie Chen, center, and Alex Krisman
Sandia researcher elected to National Academy of Engineering
Jacqueline Chen of the technical staff at Sandia National Laboratories, has been elected to the National Academy of National Academy of Engineering.
March 1, 2018
Participants practice identifying radioactive source material using a Radioisotope Identifier.
NNSA partners with INTERPOL to enhance global security
NNSA recently teamed up with INTERPOL to deliver training on investigating suspected acts of terrorism involving radiological and nuclear materials.
February 28, 2018
Sean Moore, Safety, Infrastructure and Operations NGFP fellow.
Graduate Fellow Featured: Sean Moore
The NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program is an opportunity for recent graduates to join the Nuclear Security Enterprise. Featured: Sean Moore
February 27, 2018
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Bronco Thunder: NNSA and interagency partners conduct counterterrorism exercise in Denver
NNSA, the FBI, and the University of Colorado Hospital recently conducted a tabletop exercise in Denver on the response to a “dirty bomb” incident.
February 26, 2018
Greg Dwyer of NNSA's Office of Nuclear Verification
Peace Corps experiences inspired five NNSA staffers to work in nonproliferation
Five staffers from NNSA's Office of Defense Nonproliferation talk about their experiences in the Peace Corps for Peace Corps Week.
February 22, 2018
Sandia physicist sets ultrafast multi-frame digital X-ray camera in place at Z machine facility.
It’s not hubris to be proud of new tech at Sandia National Laboratories
“Icarus” is the new generation of ultrafast multi-frame X-ray cameras installed on Sandia National Laboratories’ Z machine.
February 20, 2018
Engineering a bright future across the Nuclear Security Enterprise
In honor of National Engineer Week, NNSA is taking a look at a variety of ways these creative innovator sontribute to nuclear security nationwide.
February 16, 2018
Members of the Electronic Derivative Classifier Reviewing Officer System team
Pantex and Y-12 employees singled out for success in stockpile stewardship
Over 200 employees from the Pantex Plant and Y-12 National Security Complex received recognition recently for their exceptional contributions.
February 9, 2018
Victoria Wu, Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation NGFP fellow
Graduate Fellow Featured: Victoria Wu
The NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program (NGFP) is a unique opportunity for recent graduates to join the Nuclear Security Enterprise.
February 7, 2018
Miami University students listen to Dr. Rodriguez discuss the importance of “finding where your heart is” in the workplace.
College students get glimpse at career in nuclear security
Students from Miami University of Ohio recently visited NNSA’s Washington, D.C. headquarters for a special presentation.
January 25, 2018
System admin graphic
Exploring what makes system administrators so important
System administrators protect and maintain NNSA's networks and systems day in and day out.
January 24, 2018
Kazakh participants take part in an exercise using a Mobile Detection System.
NNSA exercises interagency approach to nuclear security in Kazakhstan workshop
In December, NNSA’s Office of Nuclear Smuggling Detection and Deterrence conducted a workshop with several Kazakh government agencies.
January 22, 2018
The single story, pre-engineered metal, office building houses approximately 30 employees.
NNSA recognizes NNSS with sustainable building award
Several facilities at the Nevada National Security Site achieved High Performance Sustainable Building certification in 2017.
January 19, 2018
Farewell message from NNSA administrator
On January 20th, I will be departing government service and stepping down as the DOE Under Secretary for Nuclear Security and NNSA Administrator.
January 18, 2018
LearningNucleus logo
NNSA launches new learning management system: LearningNucleus
NNSA is making strides to enhance professional development for all employees across the NNSA enterprise through the creation of LearningNucleus.
January 17, 2018
Mareena Robinson
Graduate Fellow Feature: Mareena Robinson
Mareena Robinson is a fellow in the NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program, a unique opportunity for graduates to join the Nuclear Security Enterprise.
January 16, 2018
Launch of a Trident II D5 Missile Test
W88 Alteration 370 program successfully moving forward
The final design review of the AF&F subsystem of the W88 Alteration (Alt) 370 program was recently completed at Sandia National Laboratories.
January 12, 2018
Dr. Beatriz Cuartas
NNSA employee makes a career out of improving careers
Dr. Beatriz Cuartas currently helps run multiple programs within NNSA’s Office of Management and Budget.
January 11, 2018
Opening remarks at the fifth Plenary Meeting of the International Partnership for Nuclear Disarmament Verification.
NNSA participates in International Partnership for Nuclear Disarmament Verification Plenary in Argentina
NNSA recently joined more than 25 countries, both with and without nuclear weapons, for a nuclear disarmament meeting.
January 10, 2018
Bill Beal from the Remote Sensing Lab briefing the DART team.
NNSA conducts first disaster response drill with USAID
NNSA joined interagency partners to conduct a field drill, called Concrete Shield, on how to react in the event of a radiological or nuclear incident.
January 9, 2018
NNSA’s Mid-Level Leadership Development Program participants
NNSA’s Mid-Level Leadership Development Program participants visit Kansas City for training
NSA has many opportunities for employees to continue their professional development. Among these is the Mid-Level Leadership Development Program.
January 4, 2018
The attributes of a high explosive test (left) are closely predicted in a computer modeling capability (center) that produces a
NNSA draws on weapons program expertise to enhance nuclear proliferation detection R&D
NNSA developed a method computer modeling that enhances U.S. ability to monitor and analyze foreign non-nuclear explosion