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

Vincent Tang

Principal Deputy Principal Associate Director

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

Paul Wegner

Senior Technical Advisor

Jeff Horner

Chief Engineer

Staci Riggs

Business Manager

Benita Bass

PAD Resource Manager

Zhi Liao

Workforce Manager

Krista Ladner

Principal Associate Directorate Administrator

NIF


Bruno Van Wonterghem

Acting NIF Director,
NIF Operations Manager

Gordon Brunton

NIF Deputy Director for
Capabilities and Planning

Michael Stadermann

Program Manager,
Target Fabrication

Kevin Fournier

Director, NIF User Office

Joe Kilkenny

Chief Systems Engineer for Measurement Systems

Jeff Bude

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

Jean-Michel Di Nicola

Chief Systems Engineer for Laser Systems
Acting 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

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