Contact Information

At each of NNSA's eight sites, leading-edge research and development is carried out on key national security technologies critical to the United States and its allies. Programs include science, technology and engineering essential to sustaining the nation’s arsenal of nuclear weapons, plus a wide array of work on other efforts for the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security, among others, plus exquisite support to the Intelligence Community. The NNSA enterprise is home to some of the world’s finest R&D capabilities, including the largest lasers, fastest computers, most capable explosives and radiography facilities and, most importantly, some of the most creative and productive minds in science and engineering.


Points of contact for further information and details on specific research opportunities:

NNSA/Defense Programs

Garry Kuhn
Senior Management Support Analyst, Leidos
(202) 586-2808

Robert Meisner
Director, Office of Advanced Simulation and Computing and Institutional Research and Development Programs
(202) 586-0908


NNSA Laboratories and Sites

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Mr. Barry Goldman, Undergraduate and Graduate Internship Manager
(925) 422-5177

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Jonathan Ventura, Executive Advisor to Principal Associate Director for Weapons Programs
(505) 606-0170

Sandia National Laboratories

Staci Dorsey, NWSMU Operations

(505) 284-2334

Nevada National Security Site (formerly the Nevada Test Site)

Asa Von Sudderth, Manager, Countering WMD Testing Division
(702) 295-1097

Y-12 National Security Complex

Tom Berg
(865) 574-0907

Savannah River Site 

Angeline Martin, Workforce Services-Site Strategic Staffing
(803) 952-9887

Natalie Ferguson, SRS Strategic Development & Technology Partnerships
(803) 725-2600

Pantex

Michael J. Brinson, Department Manager Process Engineering
(806) 477-6926

Kansas City National Security Campus

Shari Frank, Senior Human Resources Manager at Honeywell
(816) 997-5433


Program points of contact for the United States military academies:

United States Air Force Academy

Major Dave Garner
(719) 333-1315

Capt Stephanie Ysebaert
(719) 333-9877

United States Naval Academy

Prof. J.E. Shade, Associate Director of Research & Scholarship for Internships and Technology Transfer, Professor of Chemistry and USNA ORTA
(410) 293-2509

United States Military Academy at West Point

Ms. Lesley Beckstrom, Assistant Dean, Academic Research
(845) 938-5105

United States Coast Guard

LCDR Joshua Pennington
(860) 701-6635

U.S. Merchant Marine Academy

CAPT Eugene Albert, Dept. Head PDCS-Shipboard Training
(516) 726-5821