Director's Initiatives

The Laboratory’s Director has established five research initiatives with the goal of strengthening specific science, technology, and engineering capabilities in areas that merit special attention. The initiatives receive institutional investments in research, workforce development, and infrastructure. The Laboratory is achieving exceptional success in each of these five areas, and attracting promising new employees to help it expand the frontiers of S&T to meet national needs. The initiative areas are:

  • Bioengineering
  • Accelerated Materials and Manufacturing
  • Space Science and Technology Development
  • Biological Applications of Advanced Strategic Computing (BAASiC)
  • Carbon