Brookhaven National Laboratory - Profiles

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Brookhaven National Laboratory

U.S. Department of Energy
Work PO Box 5000 Upton NY 11973-5000 United States Work Phone: (631) 344-8000 Website: Brookhaven National Laboratory


Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) is one of ten national laboratories overseen and primarily funded by the US Department of Energy. Brookhaven is operated and managed by Brookhaven Science Associates, which was founded by the Research Foundation for the State University of New York on behalf of Stony Brook University and Battelle, a nonprofit applied science and technology organization.

The scientists and engineers at BNL work in the following research areas:

Brookhaven operates cutting-edge large-scale facilities for studies in physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, applied science, and a wide range of advanced technologies. These facilities include:

The Laboratory’s almost 3,000 scientists, engineers, and support staff are joined each year by more than 4,000 visiting researchers from around the world. BNL coordinates with a wide range of federal and local institutions, including the Northeast Biodefense Center.