Nuclear Science Advisory Committee Meeting
Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

10:00 am – 10:15 am

Welcome and Introduction

Gail Dodge, NSAC Chair Old Dominion University

10:15 am – 10:45 am

Perspectives from the Department of Energy

Steve Binkley Acting Director Office of Science

10:45 am – 11:15 am

Perspectives from the National Science Foundation

Sean L. Jones, Deputy Assistant Director for

Mathematical & Physical Sciences

11:15 am – 11:45 am

DOE Office of Nuclear Physics Overview

Timothy J. Hallman Associate Director Office of Science

11:45 pm – 12:15 pm

NSF Nuclear Physics Overview

Allena K. Opper, Program Director Nuclear Physics


12:15 pm – 1:00 pm




1:00 pm – 1:30 pm

DOE NP Diversity Pilot Program

(NP past efforts/forward looking efforts)

Sharon Stephenson/Paul Sorensen Program Managers

Kelsie Krafton/AAAS Fellow Office of Nuclear Physics

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm

LEGEND Technical Update

David Radford Physics Division

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

NEXO Technical Update

Michael Heffner

Nuclear and Chemical Sciences Division Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm

CUPID Technical Update

Lindley Winslow Department of Physics

Massachusetts Institute of Technology


3:00 pm – 3:15 pm




3:15 pm – 4:00 pm

Neutrinoless Double Beta Decay Progress & Prospects

Timothy J. Hallman Associate Director Office of Science

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Long Range Plan Discussion


Long Range Plan Discussion

Donald Geesaman, Argonne National Laboratory

John Wilkerson, University of North Carolina

5:00 pm – 5:15 pm

Public Comment


5:15 pm