LLNL Institutes/Centers

The Laboratory’s institutes and centers provide pathways to collaboration with the academic community. These entities develop strategic partnerships with universities around the world, fostering research excellence and serving as a training ground for undergraduates, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows, some of whom will join Laboratory’s workforce of scientists and engineers.

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Center for Applied Scientific Computing

Director: Jeff Hittinger

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Laboratory for Energy Applications for the Future

Director: Michael Stadermann

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Nondestructive Characterization Institute

Director: Harry Martz



Center for Engineered Materials and Manufacturing

Director: Chris Spadaccini

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Center for Accelerator Mass Spectrometry

Director: Graham Bench

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Center for Bio-Engineering

Director: Shankar Sundaram

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Center for Design Optimization

Director: Dan Tortorelli