He has been instrumental in bringing the HED community together and establishing governance processes that have set the course for NIF
as a National User Facility.
officials were confident enough to put a stake in the ground and claim that they would ignite a capsule by September 2012.
The 500 TW shot is an extraordinary accomplishment by the NIF
Team, creating unprecedented conditions in the laboratory that hitherto only existed deep in stellar interiors," said Dr.
A subcommittee was charged with investigating NIF
and its grantees.
As a result, a key activity of NIF
would be to fund sector-based research initiatives.
In a related development, NIF
said it will withdraw from the loan business in order to focus on the core venture capital business.
will also buy a stake in Hiroshima-based Mazda Car Rental, according to NIF
arms embargo, and initiates the formation of multilateral efforts to deny the NIF
access to oil revenue.
is currently under construction at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA.
The past 12 years in the Sudan under the NIF
has also drawn the world's attention to the human rights abuses involving allegations of war crimes, ethnic cleansing, a revival of slavery, torture of the regime's opponents, and an unprecedented number of refugees fleeing across Sudan's immense borders into Uganda, Kenya, Eritrea, Egypt, as well as Europe and North America.
4 billion NIF
project, along with subcritical nuclear tests, is seen by the Energy Department as a core of U.
The aim of the present study is to take stock of the initial three years of the operation of the NIF