George Vukovich is the Interim Director of Argonne National Laboratory’s Experimental Operations and Facilities division. Previously, he served as the Interim Director of the Global Security Sciences division.
Alan Kastengren is a physicist overseeing the operation of the 7-BM beamline at the Advanced Photon Source at Argonne National Laboratory. He also serves as a Vector Lead in Hypersonic Flight for Argonne’s National Security Programs. For the past 12 years, Dr. Kastengren has focused on developing and applying a range of X-ray diagnostics to probe complex and optically inaccessible flows for a range of applications.
Dr. Ingram is the Lead Principal Investigator of the Science of Materials Complexity thrust of the Joint Center for Energy Research (JCESR) centered at Argonne (one of the Department of Energy’s Energy Innovation Hubs) and the Principle Investigator a project on Reliability of SOFC Components in support of the Office of Fossil Energy.
John Hryn serves as a Vector Lead in Advanced Materials & Manufacturing for Argonne’s National Security Programs. He is an expert in aluminum and magnesium processing and recycling, and electrodialysis processing. He has spent the majority of his career at Argonne, focusing his research on energy-efficient and environmentally sound aluminum and magnesium processing and recycling technology development.
Department Manager, Operational and Cybersecurity Modeling, Research and Analysis
Nate Evans supports the Department of Energy’s CESER Office and the Department of Homeland Security in several cybersecurity capabilities including co-leading the U.S. Department of Energy’s annual CyberForce Competition, various exercise work and development of assessment methodologies. He has won two R&D 100 awards for his work in proactive defense mechanisms. He currently leads the Operational & Cybersecurity Modeling, Research & Analysis Department in Argonne National Laboratory’s Strategic Security Sciences division with a focus on both the research and operational instances of modeling, technology development, information technology and cybersecurity.
Research Staff Scientist - Strategic Program Manager National Security
Daniel Schabacker holds the position of Team Leader, Bio-Detection Technologies, where he is the lead scientist for the development of Argonne’s biochip portfolio. He also serves as a Vector Lead in Biosecurity for Argonne’s National Security Programs.
Dr. Pereira is a Principal Chemical Engineer and Group Leader for the Process Simulations and Safeguards group in the Chemical and Fuel Cycle Technologies Division at Argonne National Laboratory. He also serves as a Relationship Manager in DDNRND (NA-22) for Argonne’s National Security Programs. Dr. Pereira has been involved on a number of projects related to the reprocessing of spent nuclear fuel and the nuclear fuel cycle.
Department Manager, Nonproliferation Research and Analysis
Brent Heilman is the Department Manager for Nonproliferation Research and Analysis within the Strategic Security Sciences division at Argonne National Laboratory and serves as the Relationship Manager with NNSA’s Office of Nonproliferation and Arms Control (NA-24).
John Stevens leads the Reactor Material Management Programs in Argonne’s Nuclear Science and Engineering Division, whose teams perform reactor conversion design and analysis, in addition to contributing to development of advanced fuels. He is a reactor physicist with over 30 years of engineering experience. John also serves as a Relationship Manager in DNNMMM (NA-23) for Argonne’s National Security Programs.