NNSA renews NSSC grant for research and development into nuclear science, engineering, and security
NSSC Alumni Speaker Series

Alumni have gone on to critical and exciting careers working in the US DOE National Laboratories or in other government organizations that are maintaining national and international nuclear weapons security.

Jasmina Vujic: The first female chair of a nuclear engineering department

NSSC Director Dr. Jasmina Vujic has been honored as part of the UC Berkeley College of Engineering’s celebration of 150 years of women in engineering.

GW Boot Camp on Nuclear Security Policy

The Boot Camp is a unique, week-long course on all aspects of nuclear security policy. The program offers unbeatable learning and networking opportunities including: classes with internationally recognized nuclear security policy experts, talks from experts in a variety of nuclear policy sectors, and discussion with key stakeholders in nuclear policy.

Virtual Learning Library

To support our partners in the transition to holding all classes online in response to COVID-19 the Nuclear Science and Security Consortium has compiled relevant recorded lessons to be utilized in class discussions.

NSSC-LANL Keepin Nonproliferation Science Summer Program

This eight week extended research internship provides students broad exposure to LANL, access to mentors from LANL and SNL, and opportunities for lab-directed research.

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In 2011, the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) established the Nuclear Science and Security Consortium (NSSC), a five-year program to develop a new generation of laboratory-integrated nuclear experts. Since then, the NSSC has trained almost 400 students and postdoctoral scholars through a multidisciplinary program that provides hands-on training in nuclear science, technology, and policy. In 2016, the NNSA announced an additional grant award of $25 million to a new consortium of eight universities to continue research and development in nuclear science and security through the NSSC. The NSSC enables a rich collaborative research environment between universities and the national laboratories, and fosters the development of science and technology underlying the nuclear security mission.


 

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