Nuclear and Radiological Security Section
Reduces threats and risks associated with handling, storing, transporting, and processing nuclear and radiological material globally. Staff members have internationally recognized expertise in physical protection concepts and strategies, security system requirements and regulations, security culture, and risk and vulnerability assessment processes. Supports the NNSA Office of Global Material Security by assessing, analyzing, and assisting in development of strong and sustainable security systems with partner countries.
- Facility and Systems Security — Specializes in assessments and analysis of facilities, systems, and processes for security of nuclear and radiological material.
- Transportation Security — Focuses on assessments and analysis of packages, systems, and processes for transport of nuclear, radiological, chemical, or biological material.
- Learning Sciences — Applies expertise in nonproliferation missions and learning sciences to innovate, improve, and implement instructional methodologies that enable successful engagements with partner countries and allow decisive metrics for measuring achievement of goals.
- Project Planning and Logistics — Provides project and business assistance required for tracking costs and milestones and providing reports for approximately 350 projects, including logistics support for the extensive foreign travel and partner country engagements required to fulfill ORNL’s nonproliferation missions.