Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Researchers at PNNL, a multi-program laboratory stewarded by the DOE Office of Science, perform work for DOE and other government agencies, collaborate with universities and industry, and leverage research funding to maximize results.
- Strengthening U.S. scientific foundations for innovation
- Increasing U.S. energy capacity and reducing dependence on imported oil
- Preventing and countering terrorism and the proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction
- Reducing the environmental effects of human activities and creating sustainable systems.
PNNL currently employs more than 4,500 staff members and in fiscal year 2009 conducted research approaching $1 billion.