12.4   Stewardship of LANL Scientific Resources

The list below represents subject areas to be considered for scoring. Less than expected performance in a given area does not necessarily equate to a failed score. Similarly, this list is not considered all inclusive and other topics, issues, or area of concern may be commented on under this criterion.

•   Increase the effectiveness of the entire scientific enterprise.

•   Scientific user facility utilization.

•   Balance with Laboratory missions by maintaining STE capabilities and facilities in a mutually beneficial manner for the multiple customers.

•   Accountability to institution and institutional practices.

•   Provide efficient and effective communications and responsiveness to customer needs by responding to customer requests with accurate and timely information.

12.5   Energy Frontiers & Challenges

The list below represents subject areas to be considered for scoring Less than expected performance in a given area does not necessarily equate to a failed score. Similarly, this list is not considered all inclusive and other topics, issues, or area of concern may be commented on under this criterion.

•   Address recommendations from 2009 review of Laboratory’s Energy Security Science Strategy.

•   Expand the Energy Security Science Strategy to include components for staffing and infrastructure resources. Plan elements for staffing and infrastructure will be delivered to LASO by September 1,2010.

•   Implement the Laboratory’s Energy Security Science Strategy.

•   Effectiveness of joint planning (e.g., workshops) with outside community.

•   Development of capabilities, ideas for new facilities and research programs.

•   Diversify funding base to maintain core science, technology and engineering base.



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