An article describing ACE activities, written by Director Peter C. Burns, is featured in NNSA's Stockpile Stewardship Quarterly. Click here to download the PDF with ACE covered on pages 9 and 10.

‚ÄčAna Arteaga, ACE graduate student, has won the 2018 SACNAS Graduate Student Presentation Award.

The Actinide Center of Excellence is funded by the National Nuclear Security Administration as part of their program Stewardship Science Academic Alliances (SSAA).

Mission of ACE


The mission of ACE is to conduct research in actinide chemistry and materials with integration of experimental and computational approaches, and an emphasis on research questions and priorities that are important for security of the nation via Stockpile Stewardship, with workforce development a motivating goal.

Pu38 Nanocluster

ACE at Los Alamos National Laboratory

Actinide Center of Excellence