Dr. Laurin-Kovitz is the Director of Argonne National Laboratory’s Strategic Security Sciences division. Previously, she led the Nonproliferation Policy Support Group within Argonne’s Center for Strategic Security in the Global Security Sciences division, managing a team of specialists in nonproliferation policies and international affairs.
David Chamberlain is the Nuclear Forensics program Lead for the Strategic Security Sciences division at Argonne National Laboratory. His research focuses on national security issues, specifically nuclear and radiological forensics.
Dr. Tom Ewing is the Program Lead for Operation Security in Argonne National Laboratory’s Strategic Security Sciences division. He has a broad background in applied physics, mathematics, and computing; and over 30 years’ experience in nuclear energy research, modeling and simulation, and technical program development and management.
Scott Pinkerton is the Cyber Threat Sharing Program Lead within Argonne National Laboratory’s Strategic Security Sciences Division. For the past 14 years, he has been focusing on automated cyber threat information sharing across the DOE Enterprise, inter-agency across the federal government, and across the Energy Sector in support of the U.S. Department of Energy’s role as the Sector-Specific Agency.
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.
Group Leader and Principal Chemist, Chemical/Biological Proliferation Analysis and Detection
In her role leading the Chemical/Biological Proliferation Analysis and Detection group in Argonne National Laboratory’s Strategic Security Sciences division, Dr. Carrera oversees a multidisciplinary portfolio of technical analysis and modeling aimed at mitigating chemical and biological weapons threats. Her research interests include proliferation risk assessments of emerging technologies and supply chain analysis approaches to nonproliferation.
Acting Deputy Director &SSAT Group Leader, SSS Division
Judith A. G. Chiarelli leads the Security Systems Analysis and Testing (SSA&T) group in Argonne National Laboratory’s Strategic Security Sciences division, which supports Department of Homeland Security chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense detection testing, evaluation, analysis, and modeling programs.
Nate Evans leads the Strategic Cybersecurity Research group in Argonne National Laboratory’s Strategic Security Sciences division. He supports the Department of Homeland Security in several cybersecurity capabilities and leads the U.S. Department of Energy’s annual Cyber Defense Competitions for collegiate teams.
Sunaree Hamilton provides leadership for Argonne National Laboratory’s International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Programs. Activities organized under her leadership in cooperation with the IAEA’s technical cooperation programme provide support for the transfer of nuclear science, technology and applications for peaceful uses and the achievement of the sustainable development in the international community.
Group Leader, National Security Information Systems
Douglas Johnson leads the National Security Information Systems (NSIS) group in Argonne National Laboratory’s Strategic Security Sciences division. NSIS designs, develops and operates innovative web applications to help support and protect critical national and international missions and resources for a diverse set of government agencies across several domains.
Group Leader, Safeguards, Security, and Export Control Engagement
Justin Reed leads the Safeguards, Security, and Export Control Engagement group in Argonne National Laboratory’s Strategic Security Sciences division. In this role, Justin assists the U.S Department of Energy’s efforts with the International Atomic Energy Agency and partner countries to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of international nuclear safeguards implementation.
Dr. Van Groningen leads the Modeling and Analytic group in Argonne National Laboratory’s Strategic Security Sciences division. He specializes in the development and use of complex modeling and analysis tools for applications used in for military deployment, distribution, and deployment analysis; public health emergency management plan analysis; mission planning systems for the Special Operations Command of the U.S. military; and assessing environmental impacts.