National Labs (USA)


List of National Laboratories and Technology Centers under DOE

Ames LaboratoryThe Ames Laboratory is a national center for the synthesis, analysis, and engineering of rare-earth metals and their compounds. Ames conducts fundamental research in the physical, chemical, and mathematical sciences associated with energy generation and storage.

Argonne National Laboratory

Argonne’s mission is to serve the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and national security

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Interface Of Life & Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, Homeland Security, etc.

Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

The Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory advances the understanding of the fundamental nature of matter and energy by providing leadership and resources for qualified researchers to conduct basic research at the frontiers of high energy physics and related disciplines.

Idaho National Laboratory

The Idaho National Laboratory is a science-based, applied engineering national laboratory dedicated to supporting the U.S. Department of Energy’s missions in environment, energy, science and national defense.

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

NREL’s scientific and technological efforts, performed by scientists, engineers, and analysts across our facilities, to bring renewable energy technologies from the lab to the marketplace.

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Berkeley Lab conducts unclassified research across a wide range of scientific disciplines with key efforts in fundamental studies of the universe; quantitative biology; nanoscience; new energy systems and environmental solutions; and the use of integrated computing as a tool for discovery. Science and technology applied to national security

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) Science and technology applied to national security, etc.
Los Alamos National Laboratory

Los Alamos National Laboratory is a premier national security research institution, delivering scientific and engineering solutions for the nation’s most crucial and complex problems. Our primary responsibility is ensuring the safety, security, and reliability of the nation’s nuclear deterrent.

National Energy Technology Laboratory

The National Energy Technology Laboratory assures that U.S. fossil energy resources can meet increasing demand for affordable energy without compromising the quality of life for future generations of Americans.

National Renewable Energy Laboratory

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory develops renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies and practices, advances related science and engineering, and transfers knowledge and innovations to address the nation’s energy and environmental goals.

New Brunswick Laboratory

The New Brunswick Laboratory is the Federal government’s Nuclear Materials Measurements and Reference Materials Laboratory and the National Certifying Authority for nuclear reference materials and measurement calibration standards.

Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education

The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education is a U.S. Department of Energy facility focusing on scientific initiatives to research health risks from occupational hazards, assess environmental cleanup, respond to radiation medical emergencies, support national security and emergency preparedness, and educate the next generation of scientists.

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

ORNL is a multiprogram science and technology laboratory managed for the U.S. Department of Energy by UT-Battelle, LLC. Scientists and engineers at ORNL conduct basic and applied research and development to create scientific knowledge and technological solutions that strengthen the nation’s leadership in key areas of science; increase the availability of clean, abundant energy; restore and protect the environment; and contribute to national security.

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)

PNNL is one of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) ten national laboratories, managed by DOE’s Office of Science. PNNL also performs research for other DOE offices as well as government agencies, universities, and industry to deliver breakthrough science and technology to meet today’s key national needs.

Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

The Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory is a national center dedicated to plasma and fusion science with a leading international role in developing the theoretical, experimental, and technology innovations needed to make fusion practical and affordable.

Radiological and Environmental Sciences Laboratory

The Radiological and Environmental Sciences Laboratory provides the Department of Energy a reference laboratory to conduct key measurement quality assurance programs and provides technical support and quality assurance metrology that is directly traceable to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

Sandia National Laboratories

Nuclear Weapons, Nonproliferation and Assessments, Military Technologies and Applications, Energy and Infrastructure Assurance, Homeland Security, etc.

Savannah River Ecology Laboratory

The Savannah River Ecology Laboratory provides an independent evaluation of the ecological effects of DOE’s Savannah River Site operations through a program of ecological research, education, and outreach.

Savannah River National Laboratory

The Savannah River National Laboratory is recognized as a world-class center of excellence for the development and application of unique and innovative science and technology solutions.

Stanford Linear Accelerator Center

The Stanford Linear Accelerator Center is a laboratory dedicated to the design, construction and operation of state-of-the-art electron accelerators and related experimental facilities for use in high-energy physics and synchrotron radiation research.

Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility

The Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility is a national user facility for nuclear science using continuous beams of high-energy electrons to discover the underlying quark and gluon structure of nucleons and nuclei.