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Nuclear Energy and Fuel Cycle Programs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sandia National Laboratories’ Nuclear Energy and Fuel Cycle Programs provide a dynamic, multifaceted approach to systems-based research and development of nuclear energy and fuel cycle technologies. Sandia supports the safe, secure, reliable, and sustainable use of nuclear power worldwide through strengths in repository science, nonproliferation, safety and security, transportation, modeling, and system demonstrations. As a national leader, Sandia strives to enhance the nation’s security and prosperity through sustainable, transformative approaches to the world’s most difficult nuclear energy challenges.

The three major programmatic areas are below. Click on the links to learn more about each program and access related resources including fact sheets, publications, workshops, and video clips.

 

Defense Waste Management

Sandia advises the U.S. Department of Energy in support of the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP)—the world’s only licensed and operating deep geologic repository for transuranic nuclear waste disposal.

Advanced Nuclear Energy

Sandia conducts research and development in advanced technologies for both the front- and back-end of the nuclear fuel cycle.

Nuclear Energy Safety

Sandia conducts scientific analyses and experiments to enhance the safety of the nuclear fuel cycle and the supporting infrastructure.

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Contact

Paul Shoemaker
Senior Manager
505.284.2726
peshoem@sandia.gov

Contact

Tito Bonano
Senior Manager
505.844.9720
ejbonan@sandia.gov

Contact

Susan Pickering
Senior Manager
505.284.4800
sypicke@sandia.gov

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