About the SLAC Site Office

The SLAC Site Office, part of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Science (SC), plays a critical role in overseeing the operations of SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC). We are located on-site to ensure the lab operates safely, efficiently, and effectively in support of groundbreaking scientific research.

Our Mission:

  • Manage the M&O (Management and Operating) contract between DOE and Stanford University for the operation of SLAC.
  • Provide oversight for efficient operations, acquisition management, and laboratory stewardship.
  • Foster a collaborative environment that facilitates world-class scientific achievements aligned with SC's strategic goals.

Our Impact:

By fulfilling our mission, we directly contribute to the success of SLAC's scientific mission. Mission programs span a wide range, including:

  • Basic Energy Sciences
  • High Energy Physics
  • Fusion Energy Sciences
  • Operation of User Facilities

The groundbreaking discoveries made at SLAC not only push the boundaries of scientific knowledge but also lead to innovative technologies that benefit society as a whole.

Working Together for Scientific Advancement:

The SLAC Site Office is committed to supporting SLAC's world-renowned researchers and staff. We take pride in being an integral part of the DOE's mission to solve real-world problems and shape a brighter future through scientific innovation.