Los Alamos National Laboratory

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Delivering science and technology to protect our nation and promote world stability

Senator Pete Domenici of New Mexico

Beloved at Los Alamos for decades, no one has better understood and supported the essential and enduring national security mission of Los Alamos better than Senator Pete Domenici.
September 13, 2017
Senator Pete Domenici

Senator Pete Domenici

The following statement is attributable to Charles McMillan, Director of Los Alamos National Laboratory

“Beloved at Los Alamos for decades, no one has better understood and supported the essential and enduring national security mission of Los Alamos better than Senator Pete Domenici. His commitment and determination to ensuring a strong Laboratory into the future is evidenced by his unwavering support for bringing cutting-edge supercomputing facilities to the Laboratory and ensuring the Laboratory possessed unsurpassed technical capabilities to counter threats to this country from abroad. Senator Domenici was also a passionate believer in the benefits of Big Science to our society, referring to our national laboratories as “crown jewels.” He was instrumental in making use of our supercomputing for projects beyond national security, such as mapping the human genome.”

About Los Alamos National Laboratory

Los Alamos National Laboratory, a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security, is operated by Los Alamos National Security, LLC, a team composed of Bechtel National, the University of California, BWXT Government Group, and URS, an AECOM company, for the Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration.

Los Alamos enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.


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