Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory



The National Ignition Facility is the product of thousands of hours of work by some of the world’s most creative and visionary scientists, engineers and technicians, supported by a team of construction workers, health and safety experts, computer programmers, accountants, and administrators, among others. Come back to this page often to learn more about the people who make NIF possible.


  • The People of NIF

    Stories about members of Team NIF

  • NIF Management

    Profiles of the men and women who kept NIF moving toward completion in March 2009 and the beginning of ignition experiments in 2010

  • Awards

    Individual and collective honors earned by members of Team NIF