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April 11, 2018
RATEN Institute engineers and NNSA experts observe process to safely remove high-activity radioactive sources prior to disposal.
NNSA and Romania mark a decade of radiological security collaboration
NNSA and the Romanian National Commission for Nuclear Activities Control commemorated a decade of radiological security work this week in Romania.
April 6, 2018
Radiological Assistance Program team members donned protective clothing and respirators in preparation for simulated entry into a contamination area.
Experts in radiological emergency response exercise technical readiness
Last month, team members from across the nation gathered for in-depth classroom and field training as part of the Radiological Assistance Program.
April 5, 2018
Jocelyn Bice, 13, wrote NNSA about becoming an OST courier.
Here’s what happened when a middle schooler emailed NNSA about becoming a Nuclear Material Courier
A 13-year-old girl wrote NNSA asking if she could someday become a Nuclear Material Courier. The answer is yes!
April 5, 2018
From left: Brett Cederdahl, TWF Contractor Project Manager; Janelle Armijo, prior TWF Federal Project Director (FPD) accepting on behalf of Thomas Whitacre, current TWF FPD; Mark Menezes, Under Secretary for Management & Performance; and Everett Trollinge
NNSA receives DOE Project Management Achievement Award
NNSA's Transuranic Waste Facility project team received the Department of Energy Secretary’s Project Management Achievement Award.
April 2, 2018
The Sandia winning team, from left: Ben Martinez, Zach Tenorio, Steve Black, Jared Lujan, Martin Baca, and Andrew Gough. Not pictured: Darrell Fong, Manager, Danielle Michel, and Gilbert Quintana.
Sandia’s water quality program earns six gold awards
The Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority Industrial Pretreatment Program recently presented NNSA and Sandia with "Gold Awards."
March 30, 2018
Representatives from Emory University, the Nuclear Threat Initiative, and NNSA join Georgian, Emory alumnus, and keynote speaker, Sen. Sam Nunn, center, NTI co-chair.
Atlanta joins initiative to strengthen radiological security
NNSA and partners gather in Atlanta to promote radiological security and reduce the risk of radiological terrorism.
March 29, 2018
NNSA Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty and Ambassador Linton F. Brooks presented Kaylyn Peters, center, with the achievement in a formal award ceremony at DOE Headquarters.
Early career public servant earns 2018 Linton F. Brooks Medal
NNSA awarded Kaylyn Peters with the 2018 Linton F. Brooks Medal for Dedication to Public Service in a ceremony at DOE Headquarters.
March 29, 2018
Dale Christenson, left, accepts his Federal Project Director of the Year award from Mark Menezes, Under Secretary of Energy.
Uranium Processing Facility project leader hailed as Federal Project Director of the Year
Dale Christenson has been named the Department of Energy’s Federal Project Director of the Year for 2017. He works on the Uranium Processing Facility.
March 29, 2018
Major Briana Lee at Kirtland Air Force Base in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
NNSA program manager exemplifies interagency integration
In her role on the B61-12 Life Extension Program, U.S. Air Force Maj. Briana Lee is a linchpin between NNSA and the Department of Defense.
March 29, 2018
Terry Wallace visits students during the Hour of Code.
Sparking Scientific Curiosity
Terry Wallace Jr., Director of Los Alamos National Laboratory, shares what's at the heart of STEM outreach for his Lab.
March 28, 2018
NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program Fellow Jennifer Beveridge
Graduate Fellow Feature: Jennifer Beveridge
Jennifer Beveridge is a fellow in the NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program, which allows recent graduates to join the Nuclear Security Enterprise.
March 27, 2018
Dr. Kathleen Alexander and a University of Notre Dame student discuss research at the 2018 Stewardship Science Academic Programs Symposium poster session.
NNSA invests in the future through academic alliances
A record number of participants attended this year’s Stewardship Science Academic Programs Symposium.
March 23, 2018
Georgian Ministry of Internal Affairs set-up a demonstration of the equipment used to investigate nuclear smuggling incidents.
NNSA and international partners collaborate to strengthen forensics capabilities in Georgia
NNSA works with international partners to build the technical nuclear forensics capability needed to prevent nuclear smuggling.
March 22, 2018
Members of the GBD III 1-8 Team from Sandia National Laboratories, celebrate the final production delivery of the III 1-8 Blk. P
NNSA delivers enduring space-based nuclear detonation detection capability
Space-based nuclear explosion sensors are a vital U.S. capability to both monitor compliance with treaties.
March 20, 2018
NNSA's Carlos Montanez with a volunteer group in Puerto Rico
OST volunteers return home to help Puerto Rico
Two of NNSA's Office of Secure Transportation team members returned to their home -- Puerto Rico -- to volunteer for FEMA.
March 20, 2018
Interns at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
STEM Education Shapes the Future
Bill Goldstein, Director of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, lays out the key STEM education programs that help his Lab ensure a STEM future.
March 19, 2018
Hosts of the meeting at the University of California discuss Alternative Technologies for Cesium Irradiators, at Genentech Hall Auditorium and Atrium at the University of California, San Francisco.
Strengthening radiological security through alternative technology in California
NNSA and its partners plan to raise awareness of the security benefits of the alternative, non-radioactive source-based irradiators.
March 15, 2018
Kathryn Glynn, Foreign Affairs Specialist in NNSA’s Office of Nonproliferation and Arms Control was a panelist speaker.
“Women of Courage” speak on overcoming obstacles in their careers
Women’s History Month took center stage during a recent panel at NNSA headquarters in Washington, D.C.
March 14, 2018
ORS 2020 Cities Initiaitve
NNSA campaign focuses on radiological security of U.S. cities
The ORS 2020 Cities Initiative focuses on enhancing radiological security in major U.S. cities by 2020.
March 13, 2018
A cancer researcher prepares to irradiate a cell sample using an X-ray irradiator (pictured). This particular irradiator was provided under a partnership with NNSA under the Cesium Irradiator Replacement Project.
NNSA partnerships advance global radiological security
NNSA plays a major role in encouraging transition to alternative technologies that do not rely on radioactive sources.
March 12, 2018
Staff from NNSA and Los Alamos National Laboratory open the new shock physics research facility last month. Sheila Feddis, program manager from the Office of Safety, Infrastructure and Operations cuts the ribbon.
New Dynamic Equations-of-State facility opens at Los Alamos National Laboratory
NNSA and Los Alamos National Laboratory staff celebrated at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Dynamic Equations-of-State facility.
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.