Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory



The management team for the NIF & Photon Science Principal Directorate supports the directorate’s key mission areas: Stockpile Stewardship, national security applications, NIF Discovery Science, laser-based directed energy and related laser and optical technologies, and advanced photon technologies.

Jeff Wisoff

Principal Associate Director

Doug Larson

Principal Deputy Principal Associate Director

Mark Herrmann

Program Director for NIF/WCI Integration

Jeff Bude

Deputy Principal Associate Director for Science & Technology

Lydia Camara

Deputy Principal Associate Director for Operations

Tayyab Suratwala

Program Director, Optics and Materials Science & Technology

Patricia Koning

Director of Communications

Staci Riggs

Principal Associate Directorate Resource Manager

Julia Chaffin

Program Director, Project Management Office

NIF


Doug Larson

NIF Director

Bruno Van Wonterghem

NIF Operations Manager

Gordon Brunton

NIF Deputy Director for
Capabilities and Planning

Abbas Nikroo

Target Fabrication Program Manager

Kevin Fournier

Director, NIF User Office

Joe Kilkenny

Scientific Diagnostic Leader

Jeff Bude

Co-Program Director, Laser S&T and Systems Engineering

Paul Wegner

Co-Program Director, Laser S&T and Systems Engineering

DoD Technologies


Jay Dawson

Program Director for DoD Technologies

Christopher Marshall

Deputy Program Director for DoD Technologies

Jeff Horner

Deputy Program Director
for Engineering

Pamela Divoky

Deputy Program Director for DoD Technologies

High Energy Density and Photon Systems


Vincent Tang

Program Director, High Energy Density and Photon Systems

Andrew MacKinnon

Leader
High Energy Density S&T

Tammy Ma

Program Element Leader for High-Intensity Laser HED Science

Tom Spinka

Program Element Leader for Laser Development