Los Alamos National LaboratoryEngineering Institute
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Engineering Institute

Multidisciplinary engineering research and education collaboration between the Los Alamos National Laboratory and the University of California San Diego’s Jacobs School of Engineering


  • Institute Director
  • Charles Farrar
  • (505) 665-0860
  • Email
  • UCSD EI Director
  • Michael Todd
  • (858) 534-5951
  • Executive Administrator
  • Ellie Vigil
  • (505) 667-2818
  • Email
  • Institute Administrator
  • Vacant

Los Alamos Dynamics Summer School

The Los Alamos Dynamics Summer School is a very selective summer school in which top upper-level US-citizen undergraduate students from universities around the nation attend lectures and work in teams of three with a Los Alamos Lab mentor on research projects related to the Engineering Institute's technology focus.  
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Science of Signatures Advanced Studies Institute

This Institute focuses on developing innovative solution strategies for problems that support the forward deployment theme of the SoS Pillar.
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Judicial Science School

This week-long course, developed through close collaboration between the Laboratory’s top science, engineering, and legal professionals, offers the knowledge and tools that will better prepare judges to evaluate whether scientific arguments and methodologies meet threshold requirements for admissibility in the courtroom.
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