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The Energy and Global Security (EGS) directorate identifies emerging challenges and provides solutions to pressing national problems in science and technology. EGS conducts leading-edge basic and applied scientific research that provides energy and material technology and security solutions that enable a more prosperous, secure and resilient future.

What makes EGS unique? Its people—our world-renowned scientists and engineers and incredible support staff. This incredible team pursues big, ambitious ideas that address our country’s most pressing energy and security challenges. Our research takes a multidisciplinary approach to solve complex challenges and develop useful technologies that can transform the marketplace and change the world.