PNNL officials travel to Cyprus as subject matter experts and trainers for U.S. State Department Export Control and Border Security Program.
The Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory announced the establishment of its Center for AI Security Research, or CAISER, to address threats already present as governments and industries around the world adopt artificial intelligence and take advantage of the benefits it promises in data processing, operational efficiencies and decision-making.
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Director Kim Budil today announced the 2023 John S. Foster, Jr. Medal is awarded to retired U.S. Navy Admiral Richard W. Mies.
Sandia National Laboratories has been working on an autonomy project led by the Air Force Research Laboratory that could improve the nation’s ability to conduct national security missions, including intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance, climate monitoring and emergency response.
Decades-long commitment to advancing peaceful nuclear energy and national security is lauded by U.S. Department of Energy.
Argonne research is informing smart infrastructure that can support the electric grid.
Thanks to the hard work of Argonne experts and worldwide partners, the safety and availability of medical radioisotopes is far more secure.
Physicist Emily Mace will share her science journey and an interactive presentation about her current research with middle school and high school students from across the country at the National Science Bowl.
A new nano-optical bioimaging technology in development at PNNL enables researchers to watch climate-bellwether microbes exchange metabolites and other essential signals.
A new project led by Northern Arizona University, with various collaborators throughout the nation, will help the United States better protect the critical supply chain infrastructure and the supply chains that keeps the country and its economy running.
A technology developed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and used by the U.S. Naval Information Warfare Systems Command to test the capabilities of commercial security tools has been licensed to cybersecurity firm Penguin Mustache to create its Evasive.ai platform.
Iranian officials claim Israel was behind a weekend drone strike on a defense factory. The attack comes as tensions between Iran and the West are growing over Tehran’s advancing nuclear program, ongoing crackdown on peaceful anti-government protests and the supply…
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Technology Transitions and Office of Science today jointly released a request for information (RFI) to strengthen place-based innovation activities by leveraging DOE national laboratories, plants, and sites for the benefit of the American people.
U.S. officials risk further escalating tensions with Russia as they move closer to sending tanks to Ukraine, but it’s a risk worth taking, according to Johns Hopkins University political scientist Steven David, whose work focuses on security studies and American…
Argonne researchers receive award for work securing America’s stockpile.
New PNNL research makes it easier to differentiate between chemical and nuclear explosions.
A slew of emerging technologies that rely on computers and integrated networks are vulnerable to cyberattack. Argonne National Laboratory tested a groundbreaking autonomous software tool to make them more secure at NATO’s flagship cyberdefense event.
Enrico Fermi’s Chicago Pile 1 experiment in 1942 launched an atomic age, an unrivaled national laboratory system, fleets of submarines, cancer treatments and the unending promise of clean nuclear energy. Argonne National Laboratory builds on its legacy.
PNNL researchers created rugged, adaptable, mass-manufacturable luminescent particle tracers for use in harsh environments.
PNNL researchers use machine learning and data analytics to assist with detection of nuclear proliferation and nuclear material trafficking.
From uncovering where best to apply controlled burns to protecting energy infrastructure from outer space, scientists at PNNL are using their research to get an edge on tomorrow’s wildfires.
The Washington State Academy of Sciences added six people from PNNL to its 2022 class of inductees.
Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $78 million in funding for 58 research projects that will spur new discoveries in high energy physics. The projects—housed at 44 colleges and universities across 22 states—are exploring the fundamental science about the universe that also underlies technological advancements in medicine, computing, energy technologies, manufacturing, national security, and more.
Valhalla, a Python-based performance modeling framework developed at Sandia National Laboratories, uses high-performance computing to build preliminary satellite designs based on mission requirements and then runs those designs through thousands of simulations.
The Frontier supercomputer at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory earned the top ranking today as the world’s fastest on the 59th TOP500 list, with 1.1 exaflops of performance. The system is the first to achieve an unprecedented level of computing performance known as exascale, a threshold of a quintillion calculations per second.
Chula Political Science Lecturer alerts our society on the dangers of “urban terrorism” and the need to build a knowledge base for crisis management should an incident occur while also proposing that the government should invest in national security.
The Department of Homeland Security turned to Sandia and Pacific Northwest national laboratories to create the blueprint for a new generation of radiation portal monitors that eventually will replace more than 1,400 monitors deployed across the United States.
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) Director Emeritus George Miller has been named the 2021 recipient of the John S. Foster Medal for his contributions to U.S. national security.
PNNL commemorates 9/11 and reflects on the 20 years of science and technology produced since to protect against threats and make America safer.
David Chavez, deputy group leader of the High Explosives Science and Technology group at Los Alamos National Laboratory, has been selected as a member of the 2021 class of Fellows of the American Chemical Society (ACS).
PNNL researchers used natural language processing and deep learning techniques to reveal how and why different types of misinformation and disinformation spread across social platforms. Applied to COVID-19, the team found that misinformation intended to influence politics and incite fear spreads fastest.
As the first executive director of the multidisciplinary Cybersecurity Policy & Research Institute at the University of California, Irvine, Bryan Cunningham is focused on solution-oriented strategies to address technical, legal and policy challenges to combat cyber threats, protect individual privacy and civil…
The DOE Early Career Research Program supports exceptional researchers during the crucial early years of their careers and helps advance scientific discovery in fundamental sciences
Many devices rely on rare earth elements. Disruptions to supplies have consequences. Argonne analyzed potential disruptions with a computer model called Global Critical Materials to forecast rare earth market dynamics.
The South Dakota State University Image Processing Laboratory is helping intelligence agencies use remote-sensing satellite images to protect national security.
Deborah Frincke, one of the nation’s preeminent computer scientists and cybersecurity experts, serves as associate laboratory director of ORNL’s National Security Science Directorate.
Rutgers scholar John J. Farmer, Jr., the former senior counsel for the 9/11 Commission, is available to comment on President Biden’s announcement regarding the withdrawal of all U.S. troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11, 2021. “The news that American troops…
Cats and dogs. Huskies and wolves. While AI research sometimes seems dominated by talk about animals, the discussions are critical for understanding AI decisions. This “explainable AI” research is critical for many domains, including the detection of nuclear explosions or the movement of materials that endanger the nation’s security.
With a collaboration agreement or without a collaboration agreement, LLNL and the Monterey-based Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) have enjoyed an enduring relationship for more than two decades.
Understanding the choices and recommendations of artificial intelligence systems is crucial, especially when the stakes are high, as they are with national security issues like nuclear nonproliferation. A PNNL team is using explainable AI to further the effectiveness of AI systems.
Los Alamos National Laboratory announced today that two scientists have been awarded the Los Alamos Medal, the Laboratory’s highest honor, for revolutionary scientific contributions to national security and science. Fred Mortensen and Bette Korber are recognized for their distinguished achievements that have enhanced the success of the Laboratory.
Six groups that included seventeen scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory were recent recipients of the DOE’s 2020 Secretary of Energy’s Honor Awards.
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is partnering with the Forge Institute and the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, to advance applied research in areas that support national defense, including cybersecurity. This partnership is a first-of-its-kind opportunity in Arkansas and will lead to competitive research, collaboration opportunities, and create a platform for economic growth and job creation.
Experts at Rutgers University’s Miller Center for Community Protection and Resilience are available to discuss the inauguration ceremony of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris and issues including far-right extremist groups, domestic terrorism and national security. For interviews,…
Rutgers’ Miller Center for Community Protection and Resilience and Network Contagion Research Institute (NCRI) released a report assessing the Capitol riots that took place on January 6, 2021.
Dr. Andrei Korobkov is uniquely qualified to provide an informed international perspective on the implications of CISA and Big Tech cyberattacks. With degrees from Moscow State University, the Institute of International economic and Political Studies at the Russian Academy of…
Argonne scientists play a central role in coursework on securing nuclear packaging at the University of Nevada, Reno. Graduates of this program help ensure our nation’s safety and security.
A virtual panel at American University will discuss the future of Internet freedom.
A panel of academic and military experts is calling for a more dynamic, flexible approach to emergency preparedness at the national level.
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), along with partners Intel, Supermicro and Cornelis Networks, have deployed “Ruby,” a high performance computing (HPC) cluster that will perform functions for the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and support the Laboratory’s COVID-19 research.