Office of Science

Please join the Department of Energy in celebrating the outstanding accomplishments of the 2022 Office of Science Distinguished Scientist Fellows: Dr. Marcela Carena of Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory and Dr. Sheng Dai of Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The Office of Science will host a two-part lecture series featuring the Distinguished Scientist Fellows. The events are open to the public to attend virtually on Zoom. You must register to receive Zoom information. The first lecture, featuring Dr. Sheng Dai of Oak…

It is an honor to introduce myself to the Office of Science laboratory community. I’m ready and excited to pour my energy into making sure that we continue to be the world class, powerhouse science agency we have always been, and the steward of the research crown jewels that our labs represent.

From Science Magazine, May 27, 2021: The the Biden administration proposed boosting the budget for the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) basic research wing, the Office of Science, but members of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology think the agency needs a lot more. Representative Bill Foster (D–IL), who once worked as a particle physicist at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab), encourages Secretary of Energy Granholm “to throw deep with major new investments in the sort of large science facilities and initiatives that [DOE] is uniquely positioned to propose, to lead, and to execute.