ISLA Partners on New $25-million Project to Improve Nuclear Arms Control Verification Technology

Posted on Apr 9, 2014 in Applied Research

UH’s Infrasound Laboratory (ISLA), whose home base is at NELHA,  is part of a 13-university and eight national laboratories team under the newly established consortium called the Center for Verification Technology. Dr. Milton Garces, HIGP Associate Researcher and Director of the U.H. Infrasound Laboratory will lead the infrasound work. Funding is from the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and the consortium is led by University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. For more information, see the Press Releases from  NNSA and Michigan News and University of Hawaii. In addition to the University of Michigan and University of Hawai‘i, the consortium includes: the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Princeton, Columbia, North Carolina State, Pennsylvania State, Duke, University of Wisconsin, University of Florida, Oregon State, Yale, and the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign; the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory; and several national laboratories, including Los Alamos, Lawrence Livermore, Sandia, Lawrence Berkeley, Oak Ridge, Pacific Northwest and Idaho.