Los Alamos National Laboratory

Los Alamos National Laboratory

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

Los Alamos National Security, LLC (LANS)

The Lab's mission is to develop and apply science and technology to ensure the safety, security, and reliability of the U.S. nuclear deterrent; reduce global threats; and solve other emerging national security and energy challenges.


  • LANS, LLC Office
  • (505) 606-0105

Four world-class organizations team to support delivery of NNSA's mission at the Lab

Los Alamos National Security, LLC logo

Los Alamos National Laboratory is managed and operated by Los Alamos National Security, LLC (LANS), under contract to the Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA).

LANS comprises four top U.S. organizations that are partnering to support delivery of NNSA's mission at the Laboratory:

  • Bechtel National
  • University of California
  • BWXT Government Group, Inc.
  • URS, an AECOM company

Each organization has extensive experience in nuclear defense programs, scientific research and development, large-scale facilities management, applying science and technology to homeland security challenges, and safety and security. The combined record of accomplishments and awards is unmatched in both science and industry.

The four parent organizations provide oversight of LANS performance through the Board of Governors, and functional managers of the parent organization provide reach-back capabilities to corporate resources to provide best practices, processes, systems, and tools.

Bechtel National

Bechtel National, Inc. (BNI), based in Reston, Virginia, is a leading provider of services to the U.S. government, specializing in large, complex projects in such areas as defense, space, energy, security, and the environment. BNI is part of San Francisco-based Bechtel Corp., one of the world's premier engineering, construction, and project management companies, with experience on more than 22,000 projects in 140 countries on all seven continents.

BWXT Government Group, Inc.

BWXT Government Group, Inc. (BWXT) manages complex, high-consequence nuclear and national security operations, including nuclear production facilities and the nation's Strategic Petroleum Reserve. Headquartered in Lynchburg, Virginia, and with regional offices in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, BWXT operates three distinct businesses: managing and operating large manufacturing or site closure contracts for the U.S. government, facilitating laboratory services, and managing technical services.

University of California

The University of California (UC) is involved in managing three U.S. Department of Energy national laboratories. In addition to Los Alamos, UC manages Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and is a partner managing Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. With a combined workforce of more than 21,000, the three laboratories have become unparalleled research and development centers whose programs and activities address national interests and concerns in areas such as energy, environment, and health.

URS, an AECOM Company

URS, an AECOM company is a leading provider of engineering, construction, and technical services for public agencies and private sector companies around the world. The company offers a full range of program management, planning, design, and engineering; systems engineering and technical assistance, construction and construction management, operations and maintenance, and decommissioning and closure services for power, infrastructure, industrial and commercial, and federal projects and programs.


  • 105 Central Park Square
  • Los Alamos, NM 87544
  • Phone: (505) 606-0105
  • Fax: (505) 665-9096

Executive Team

Executive Staff Director
Karen Conner

Executive Advisor
David Schmidt

Executive Advisor
Karen Walterscheid