Our mission is to perform research, development, and
deployment of science and technology for nuclear nonproliferation,
safeguards, threat reduction, transportation security, and related areas.
The division supports missions of the United States Department of Energy, the National Nuclear
Security Administration, other government agencies, institutions,
Brief History of Our Division
The Global Nuclear Security Technology Division (GNSTD), directed by Alan S. Icenhour, was formed at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory on July 1, 2008. GNSTD and its predecessor organizations have a rich history of scientific and engineering research, development, and technical support that cuts across many research divisions at ORNL and addresses many science and engineering efforts of importance to the nation.
Additional information regarding our facilities, technology, organization and how to contact and work with us are listed below,