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  • The Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE) at the University of Rochester (UR) was established in 1970 to investigate the interaction of high power lasers with matter.  It is home of the Omega Laser Facility that includes OMEGA, a 30 kJ UV 60-beam laser system (at a wavelength of 0.35 mm) and...
  • The Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship (SSGF) The Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship trains scientists to meet U.S. workforce needs in advanced science and engineering by providing excellent financial benefits and professional development to students pursuing a Ph.D. in fields of study...
  • There are a wide variety of reports that address the world class research and experiments in ICF being performed on behalf of the U.S. ICF Program and stockpile stewardship. Some of these reports are listed below: Advancing the Science of High Energy Density Laboratory Plasmas, U.S. Department of...
  • Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation Test and Evaluation Research and Development Facilities Academic Alliances Inertial Confinement Fusion Reports National Ignition Facility Z Machine OMEGA and OMEGA EP Nike Trident Advanced Simulation and Computing and Institutional R&D...
  • Historically, universities have had a close relationship with NNSA National Laboratories. In fact, Los Alamos and Lawrence Livermore have been operated for NNSA by the University of California for many years. The mission of the Defense Programs laboratories is focused on Science-Based Stockpile...
  • Mission StatementThe Office of Secure Transportation (OST) liaison program communicates with law enforcement and public safety agencies throughout the country, creating awareness of the OST mission. The liaison program provides information to assist first responders during an OST emergency event...
  • Kansas City National Security Campus (NSC), located in Kansas City, Mo., is the principal nonnuclear production site within the nuclear weapons complex, responsible for manufacturing and procuring nonnuclear components for nuclear weapons, including electronic, mechanical, and engineered...
  • This program places military academy cadets/midshipmen in tours of duty within science, technology, engineering, national security, and relevant fields at any of the NNSA sites. Participants will expand their understanding of the NNSA National Security Enterprise and Department of Defense programs...
  • Participants Academies: USAFA, USNA, USMA, USCGA, USMMA cadets/midshipmen NNSA Sites: LANL, LLNL, SNL, NNSS, Pantex, KC Plant, Y-12 Plant, Savannah River NNSA Headquarters: Defense Programs management Eligibility Requirements Student in good standing Secret security clearance with some...
  • The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Office of Defense Programs offers a suite of activities to enhance collaboration between NNSA’s eight sites and the U.S. Military/Service Academies. These programs are administered at NNSA and executed at NNSA sites, including the labs, production...

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